Number of tourists cruising Montenegro up 31.6% y/y in 2011.

By bne IntelliNews March 21, 2012
Montenegro's tourism sector continues to reports strong results. Other than the rise in tourist arrivals in hotels and other recreational facilities (the total number of tourists increased by 8.7% y/y in 2011), the sea-side country registers growth in nautical tourism as well. In 2011, totally 187,171 passengers passed Montenegro on cruises, up by 31.6% compared to 2010, statistics office data showed. Most of the vessels came from Malta (34.8%) and the Bahamas (24.1%). Additionally, 1,459 yachts (up 10.8) arrived to Montenegro last year, proving popular the yacht marinas in the country.

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