Situated on the idyllic Adriatic coastline, Montenegro has reopened its doors to international travel. There are no requirements to self-isolate upon arrival, and the pent-up demand for travel is expected to resume till the end of the year. Pakistanis travelling to Europe can now experience the Montenegrin hospitality and lifestyle with non-direct flights now operating from all major cities; Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.
Located on the UNESCO protected Bay of Kotor with its world-class facilities, including a picturesque marina village, five-star Regent hotel and premium residences, as well as an international fashion and dining scene, Porto Montenegro is proving to be the ideal Mediterranean destination this summer. Visitors will be able to experience the lifestyle destination’s summer events programme, across music, fashion, art and cuisine:
- When it comes to retail, highlights include a flagship Dior, which was marked by the unveiling of the stunning Dioriveria capsule collection, Five Star Fashion Boutique which houses luxury brands including Ralph Lauren, La Martina and Gant, and a range of new restaurants, as well as gourmet super Voli, Montenegro’s most loved luxury grocery store.
- For Art enthusiast, a Summer Sculpture Exhibition with artwork curated by BelAir Fine Art in partnership with Europe’s leading contemporary Gayo Gallery, running until mid-September, to the Made in New York Jazz Festival in cooperation with Rabbit Records which will showcase international talent and take place on 3rd September 2021.
- For fashion aficionados, the International Fashion Festival was held on 23rd and 24th July 2021 with its Green Edition that celebrates sustainability, biodegradable materials and green practices.
- Furthermore, Open Studio / Art In The Port has also recently opened and offers a new cultural hangout for art lovers, along with Stories, a new concept store supporting homegrown and handmade Montenegrin products, including art, jewellery, homeware and skincare, which also offers weekly workshops.
David Margason, Managing Director of Porto Montenegro comments: “With Montenegro reopening its borders again to international travel, Porto Montenegro is inviting visitors to discover new experiences and a life less ordinary. The future looks remarkable here at Porto Montenegro with so many exciting new openings across retail, cuisine and culture, as well as a diverse calendar of summer events, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy. Porto Montenegro even caters to the growing demand from digital nomads with fully serviced workspaces overlooking the marina, including the Ozana Business Club with nine contemporary offices for rent and The Arsenal Business Club, which is our new, affordable office hub with 14 offices, ideal for entrepreneurs looking for a base for their business operations.”
There is something for everyone at Montenegro this season. According to the National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro – there are currently almost 62,000 tourists in Montenegro*. With over 280 days of sunshine and 295km of beautiful coastline, the Adriatic hotspot is attracting significant pent-up demand after a year of limited travel and is nine times more popular than last year during the same period, and 70% more popular than in 2019.