The joint booth of the municipalities of Pluzine and Foca attracted significant attention of high officials, representatives of the tourism industry, the media, as well as many interested adventure and active tourism lovers at this year’s International Tourism Fair in Belgrade.
During the Fair which was held between 20-23 February the booth was visited by Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia Sam Fabrici, the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic, Minister of European Integration of the Republic of Serbia Jadranka Joksimovic, Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia Rasim Ljajic, Minister of EU Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska Zlatan Klokic, representatives of the Ministry of Trade and Tourism of Republika Srpska , Head of the Representation of the Republika Srpska in Serbia Mladen Cicovic, Director of the Tourism Organization of the Republika Srpska Nada Jovanovic, Mayor of Foca Radisav Masic and Mayor of Visegrad Mladen Djurovic, as well as many other officials, representatives of tourist organizations and agencies from of the whole region.
Also, the booth was visited by many media and independent productions from Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, who recorded reports on tourist potentials and attractive products of this cross-border area.
Traditionally, the rafting on Tara and Drina river, National Park Sutjeska and Nature Park Piva attracted the greatest interest. Numerous visitors expressed interest to visit this cross-border area during their vacation and enjoy the natural beauty and different attractions. Several agencies and individuals were interested in additional information on the possibility of organizing team-building activities in this area.
All visitors of the stand had the opportunity to get acquainted in detail with the entire tourist offer of the municipalities of Pluzine and Foča, as well as with the activities and expected results of the project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” implemented by these two municipalities with the aim of developing and promoting the cross-border area as unique destinations for active tourism.
The project is implemented in cooperation with the Nature Park Piva and Tourism Organization of the Municipality of Foca, and is funded by the European Union under the Cross-border Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro. The implementation of the project started on 1 December 2019 and it will last for two years, until the end of November 2021.
Source: IPA CBC programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro website