CHOOSING THE BEST IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY FOR 2022;INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS AWARDED FOR THE CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROMOTION OF THE TOURIST OFFER OF THE CAPITAL CITY
Every year in December, Podgorica Tourist Organisation arranges the event “Choosing the best in tourism and hospitality” on which occasion the awards are presented to the best collectives and individuals for their contribution to the tourism promotion of the city during the year at the end.
The Capital Plaza was awarded as the best company in 2022, the best hotel was Boscovich, and the restaurant – Bucca Wine Bar. Avlija won the title of the best tavern, the pastry shop Slatka magija, and the travel agency Congress Travel. A special award was presented to journalist and publicist Danilo Burzan.
Podgorica Millennium Run is the best event in 2022. The best in the category of information service in the field of tourism were also selected – TV Show – Mreža.me, RTCG, Radio Show – Tourist Radio Catalogue, Radio Titograd and magazine – The Collection. Among the individuals, the manager – Bojan Madžgalj from the hotel “Podgorica”, the receptionist – Biljana Bulatović from the hotel “Terminus”, the chef – Vukašin Mitrović from the hotel “Aurel”, the waiter – Srđan Vojvodić from the restaurant “Porto”, the pastry chef – Suzana Dragović from the pastry shop “Sonja” and tour guide – Milica Pavićević, from TA Venn Tour.
Leka Dedivanović was chosen as the best journalist, Starčević Blagoje in front of the city company “Čistoća”, as well as Aldin Ibrahimović in front of the city company “Zelenilo” and Ljuan Rizvanaj in front of “Tržnice i pijace”.
The mayor of Podgorica, Ivan Vuković said that through this event, we recognize people and companies that have distinguished themselves in the tourism promotion of the city. “Despite numerous challenges, we will remember the year in tourism for its successes. There is only one city and one Tourist Organisation that achieved the best results, and that is Podgorica and the Tourist Organisation of Podgorica. I believe that it will be like that in the future as well”, said Vuković.
Director of the Tourism Organisation Podgorica, Mrs. Irena Rogošić reminded that they have been awarding the best in tourism and hospitality for 39 years.
“Every year, it is a difficult choice, but we still managed to choose those who stood out in terms of results. The Tourist Organisation was successful this year, and income from the tourist tax was 27 percent higher, and there were 11 percent more overnight stays. ” said Mrs. Rogošić.