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Andjela Jaksic-Stojanovic1, Marija Jankovic2, Neven Seric3

1University of Mediterranean, Faculty for Visual Arts, Podgorica, Montenegro
2University Mediterranean, Faculty of Economics and Business, Podgorica, Montenegro
3University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Split

Montenegro as High-Quality Sports Tourism Destination- Trends and Perspectives

Sport Mont 2019, 17(1), 93-95 | DOI: 10.26773/smj.190218


The contemporary development of tourism is characterized by the development of specific forms of tourism, among which is sports tourism. Tourism and sport are two forms of interconnected activities in the sphere of tourist recreation and their relationship dates back to the very beginning of their development. Sport in modern tourism has not only a perceptive role, but it is also an important content of the stay in which tourists become active participants of various sports: water sports, tennis, golf, skiing, riding, sports games, etc. Having on mind the potential of Montenegro for tourism development, the fact that it represents one of the main pillars of economic progress of the country, as well as the trends and perspectives on global tourist market, it is necessary to identify key advantages and disadvantages of sports tourism in Montenegro in order to improve the quality of this segment of tourist offer.


tourism, sport, sports tourism, potential, Montenegro

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