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Georgia Gaming Congress 2017 Starts in Tbilisi on March 1

Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel in Tbilisi will host the third Georgia Gaming Congress 2017 – the largest professional event for representatives of gaming industry. It will bring together gambling market leaders, owners of promising startups and state officials. The goal of their meeting is to discuss industry development trends, as …

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Regular Flights from Georgia to India Due to Start

Regular Flights from Georgia to India Due to Start

Georgia and India signed a memorandum on air traffic. According to Ministry of Economy, the agreement will enable Georgian side to perform regular flights in the biggest international airports of India, namely in such cities as – Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore. However, regular flights were merely performed in …

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Loan Larization Scheme to Launch on September 17

A single-use scheme for loan larization (de-dollarization of national currency), which has been developed by the Georgian Government in cooperation with the National Bank, will be launched on January 17, 2017, while the details of this plan will be approved by the Government at today’s meeting. Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi …

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Georgia to Welcome Three More Plants Soon

At today’s meeting, the Government will make a decision on opening three new plants in Georgia. Under the Produce in Georgia program, a building material factory will open in the village of Aghdgomliantkari, Mtskheta Municipality (1,300,000 GEL in investment). A hazelnut and bay laurel processing plant will be established in …

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Tbilisi to Host Georgia-China Mega Business Forum in July 2017

A Chinese business delegation of more than 100 delegates will visit Georgia in July 2017.  Georgia-China business forum was announced at the meeting between Georgian Employers Association (GEA) and China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). CCPIT is a major and most important organization for support of China’s external …

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Maspindzelo: Hangover Helper

Maspindzelo: Hangover Helper

We spent our first few years in Georgia in a whirlwind of overindulgence, hostages to the unforgiving hospitality of friends and acquaintances. Try as they might to convince us that their wine and chacha were so “clean” we would not get hangovers, there were plenty of mornings when the insides …

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Tourism Revenues Exceed Two Billion USD

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The numbers of tourists in Georgia have increased by half a million, and tourism revenues exceed two billion USD. The Prime Minister of Georgia commented on the positive tourism statistics at today’s Government meeting. According to Giorgi Kvirikashvili, it is truly commendable that, in 2016, over 6,350,000 international guests visited …

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The Georgian Kvevri Winemaking Process

The Georgian Kvevri Winemaking Process

As I’m currently in Georgia for a research trip (order the book), I thought it might be a good moment to discuss production of wine using the ancient kvevri method. For most people, just even the name kvevri seems difficult to wrap your head around but it’s actually not (read …

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One of the Biggest National Park to Open between Oni and Ambrolauri

There will be protected territories organized between Racha, Oni and Ambrolauri. According to the head of Agency of Protected territories, Lasha Moistsrapishvili, currently, there takes place a supervisory checking of the region. Moistsrapishvili said that it is not clear how much territory the part will occupy but it will be …

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