Statistical survey on arrivals and overnight stays of tourists is conducted on the basis of Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).
Purpose of survey
The purpose of survey on statistics of arrivals and overnight stays in accommodation facilities is to provide quality data for creating the policy on tourism, strategy for development of tourism, and other needs both of domestic and foreign users.
The survey monitors the turnover in tourism (arrivals and overnight stays) by domestic and foreign tourists in all types of accommodation facilities (hotels, motels, camps, resorts, private accommodation, etc.) in Montenegro.
Coverage of survey
Statistics of arrivals and overnight stays covers hotels and restaurants and other organisations that provide accommodation services to tourists (hotels, motels, campsites, and resorts) or that arrange these services (agencies). This report also covers persons engaged in providing the accommodation services in private houses and rooms. The survey is done on the full coverage (21 municipalities in Montenegro).
Data source is guest book which is an obligation for all entities providing accommodation service to tourists to keep it.
Obligation to protect individual data
Results obtained through survey are published in the aggregated form not allowing the access to individual data on hotels and restaurants, and on entities providing accommodation services to tourists.
For more details on published data, methodology, and releases please see the sections below.