Thai Montenegro Commerce: Wanted Thai hotel developers for Montenegro’s natural beauty

President Milo Djukanovic of Montenegro in a m...

President Milo Djukanovic of Montenegro in a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen in his Pentagon office on Nov. 4, 1999. DoD photo by R. D. Ward. (Released) 991104-D-9880W-055 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Suranund Vechacheva, close aid to Yingluck said the Montenegro PM, Milo, invited Yingluck to the country, as a way to spur Thai tourism interest to build hotels in the country. Thaksin, Yingluck’s brother, has a boutique hotel in Montenegro. Thaksin also said Montenegro, with crystal clear water from melting snow-caps, can serve as a base for Thai water firms to go global, with a Avian type product. In many ways, Montenegro resembles New Zealand in natural beauty, but with old European style architecture buildings. Thailand and Montenegro have agreed to promote each other as gateways in their regions to expand cooperation on tourism, fisheries and infrastructure. NNT reports, Montenegro will be promoted as gateway for Thai products to penetrate markets in peninsula as Thailand sees Montenegro as potential product distribution center.  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with her Montenegrin counterpart, Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, who voiced his support to Miss Yingluck’s idea to use Montenegro as a center for products from Thailand, while Thailand will be a distribution channel for Montenegrin products to other Asian countries. The Thai Premier also called for more exchanges of visits from high ranking officials of both nations. Thailand-Montenegro diplomatic relations first started in 2007, while trade between the two accounted for 5.09 million US dollars in 2012. The main products exported to Montenegro are paper products, refined sugar, rubber products, textiles, rice, and canned and processed food. Miss Yingluck and Prime Minister Milo also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on visa exemptions for officials and diplomatic passport holders. (Source)


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