Dubai company reveals plans for $2.6 billion luxury Bosnian mountain resort
Bosnia – the new luxury ski destination?
Bosnia hasn't topped any luxury travel lists lately, as far as we are aware, and it likely hasn't featured in a great deal of holiday-maker's plans over the past twenty years, since its war officially ended. But all that might be about to change...
After a concerted push towards driving investment by the Bosnian foreign ministry, which targeted the UAE, a Dubai-based construction company is reportedly planning to build a luxury resort worth $2.6 billion on a mountain near Sarajevo in Bosnia.
The former Winter Olympics (1984) village in a small town in Trnovo, has been chosen for its stunning landscapes and fresh mountain air, and is set to become a luxury ski resort, with construction start soon.
"I had the chance to sign something that will make history in this small community and I am overwhelmed with happiness," the provincial mayor Berilo said of the new development plans.
With Sarajevo, in short flight distance from Dubai, this new resort could out-glam Gstaad in a few years time. Buro 24/7 will keep you informed and let you know when it's time to book those flights and pack those moon boots...