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Daily Archives: November 10, 2014

Profession of Sommelier Insufficiently Valued in Georgia


An interview with President of the Georgian Sommelier Association Shalva Khetsuriani What is the Georgian Sommelier Association and what is its purpose? The Georgian Sommelier Association was established in 2003 and is a member of the international association. Our main function  is strengthening and development of the culture of wine …

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Georgian Insurance Companies Fail to Increase their Capitalization


An interview with the Head of the Insurance Supervision  Service Lasha Nikoladze The introduction of compulsory motor insurance is planned in 2015. What regulations are scheduled to be introduced and at what stage is the work on the law? What should  both  community  and insurance companies expect from it? As it is …

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Airlines Canceled Flights from Georgia to Ukraine


Apart from the seasonal decline in passenger traffic, this happened  due to the political situation in Ukraine. After several months of operation, the airline Yanairhas left  the Georgian market. Ukrainian media reports, Yanair will not operate the regular flights to Georgia at least until March 28,2015. A representative of the …

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Legatum Prosperity Index: A look at Georgia’s Economic Profile

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Georgia ranked 80th among 142 countries on a UAE-based think-tank Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index. The country moved up four points compared to the last year’s ranking. Georgia is preceded by Azerbaijan occupying 79th place, and followed by South Africa, ranking 81st. Legatum’s Prosperity Index is an annual ranking of 142 …

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On October 23 Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University hosted the forum of Georgian Government’s Management Quality – International Final  Expertise (Problems and Challenges). The forum was organized by the TSU Center for Analysis and Prognosis. The forum discussed a governments assessment report prepared under the World Bank’s project Worldwide Governance …

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Toyota to Convey Autmobiles with EURO4 Standard Diesel Engine to Georgia


Toyota  cares for ecology protection and offers more ecologically refined automobiles. Georgian customers will be soon able to buy ecologically cleaner, acceptable and refined RAV4 and Corolla auitomobiles with diesel engine. Official sales of the models will start in Georgia in the near future. New Models of Toyota fully meats …

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On October 31, 2014, a Information Tour to Javakheti Protected Areas was organized. Representatives of media, tour operators, governmental and non-governmental organizations participated. They visited the lakes on Javakheti Protected Areas, tourist infrastructure available there and visitors’ center of Javakheti National Park. The tour participants were provided with comprehensive information …

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