World Council for Travel and Tourism (WTTC ) listed Montenegro in the first place among the 184 countries where tourism is a strategic economic sector , according to the foretasted growth rate of tourism in 2014.
According to the WTTC , direct and indirect contribution of travel and tourism gross domestic product (GDP) in Montenegro amounted to 714.2 million euros , or 20 percent of GDP last year . For this year the forecast revenue growth of 13.2 percent and growth of 8.8 percent a year on average over the next 10 years, or 37.2 percent of GDP in the 2024th year , it said in the Ministry
Montenegro first among 184 countries of growth in tourism.
Tourist development of the country , they added , is focused on attracting foreign investment in order to ensure long-term tourism development , and successfully valuation end some attractive locations of the Montenegrin coast .
Investments in tourism and travel in the last year , according to the WTTC report , amounted to 208.3 million euros , or 28 percent of total investment , and of 2014. is projected to grow by 14.3 percent .
For the next ten-year period is forecast investment growth of 8.7 percent a year on average , or 549.6 million euros in the 2024th year , or 52.3 percent of total investment.
The Ministry said they were last year, tourism and travel directly have generated 14,500 jobs , or 8.8 percent of total employment .
WTTC has ranked Montenegro and 135 place the absolute size of income from tourism last year , and the 36th place according to the amount of contribution to GDP.