The construction of the gondola which will connect Usce and Kalemegdan remained a current topic in 2018, but the project dropped to the fifth spot
from the second one in the 2017 retrospective. As announced, the gondola will be built by the end of 2019 by three local companies, KOTO, Elkomsd and Del Ing, and an Italian one, Leitner S.p.A. Vipiten
In mid July, the foundation stone for the construction of Hotel Merkur Palace was laid
, placing sixth
on our list. The future complex, the construction of which will cost around EUR 8 million, will take up 6,500 sqm and feature 58 rooms and apartments. Merkur Palace will provide health tourism services and feature a wellness and spa center with indoor and outdoor pools, massage and treatment rooms, a fitness center, a multifunctional hall and a medical unit with a full diagnostics and therapy service.
In 2018, the Serbian capital got another 5-star hotel, with Hotel Hilton opening for guests
. The opening of this hotel placed seventh
. It is located in the vicinity of the Slavija Square, has 242 rooms, including 19 apartments, as well as 656 sqm of space for meetings and a ball room. The hotel features spa treatment rooms, a sauna, a fitness center, as well as the Two Kings restaurant, which serves Serbian and international food. Furthermore, the topmost floor features a “sky lounge”, whose offer is based on Asian cuisine.
The eighth spot
belongs to the first Indigo hotel, the opening of which has been announced for the autumn of 2019
. This boutique hotel will be located in the city’s center, and this type of hotel reflects the local tradition and culture, “the pulse and the rhythm” of the place it is located in. Hotel Indigo Belgrade will have a total of 46 units, of which one apartment, of around 44 sqm, a room for people with disabilities and 44 standard rooms of 3 different types of 19 to 22 sqm.
The ninth spot
features the hotel-tourist complex in Vrdnik
. It will feature a hotel, ten pools, restaurants, a spa center, a salt room and tepidariums, all on 28,964 sqm. The construction has already started, and the features are expected to become available to guests in late 2019.
The City of Krusevac decided to invest in the development of the sports and recreation center Rasina
on the coast of the eponymous river, and the investment placed tenth
on our list. As announced, the future sports center will have around 77 hectares, and the plan includes the development of the coast, sports courts, an aqua park and zoo. Within several units, planned in the form of multifunctional parks, the construction of an adrenalin park that would feature various obstacle courses, artificial rocks and similar content is planned. Other potential features in clued a zip line, orienteering grounds, hanging bridges... As compatible features, the plan includes commercial facilities such as hotels, motels, apartments and wellness and spa centers.