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Zurab Pololikashvili Appointed Lionel Messi as UNWTO Ambassador

Considered by many the best football player of all times, Lionel Messi joins the World Tourism Organization to promote the value of responsible tourism. The UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, appointed Messi as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism this Saturday at Camp Nou in Barcelona, after the match F.C. Barcelona – …

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Top Paskas You Need to Buy This Year

The festivities of Easter are just around the corner. There are several symbols that have become a part of Orthodox Easter celebration. Eggs dyed in red, frequently served on the wheat planted at home along with the Easter bread – paska, is still a tradition that counts years of existence, …

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m2 May Complete Unfinished Development Projects of Center-Point

m2 Real Estate and Center-Point company have signed a preliminary agreement, under which if Center-Point fulfills certain terms within 6 months, M2 will launch construction works in unfinished complexes of Center Point and complete the works in 3 years. According to m2 plan, if the agreement conditions are fulfilled, m2 …

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Wine Exports See 24% Rise

According to National Wine Agency, in January-March 2018, a total of 17.7 million bottles of wines were exported to 43 countries, up 24% year on year. Total value of the exports in the reporting period made up 40.47 million USD, up 26% year on year. Exports rose to Europe, USA, …

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New Wine Mejvriskhevi to Be Released to the Market

Mejvriskhevi Red is a new wine brand which will be released on the market in spring, in particular at the end of May. Andro Barnov, chairman of Kartli Wine Cellar Association,  said that the new brand differs with its delicious properties and aroma. It is noteworthy that Mejvriskhevi variety of …

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Airbnb will Compete with Small and Medium Size Hotels in Georgia

Airbnb, an American company which operates an online marketplace and hospitality service for people to lease or rent short-term lodging, successfully develops its business in Georgia, Property Georgia reports. 5678 apartments were listed on Airbnb from Tbilisi in 2016 while this number almost doubled in 2017 and made 9679. The market research …

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Government Introduces New Fundamental Tax Initiatives

The Premier: Georgian Companies may be Allowed to Participate in Tenders in Afghanistan

Government of Georgia has introduced new fundamental tax initiatives. Three new legislative initiates will oxygenate the business sector, especially small entrepreneurs, Prime Minster Giorgi Kvirikashvili said. “Ministry of Finance has submitted very important initiatives, which are to decrease taxation burden 5 times for small entrepreneurs. In reality, this was an …

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Torn Jacket Inspires Students’ Startup – PatchUp

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Oto Kakhadze and Zuka Kipiani, 21-year cousins, have launched their own startup, having found the Georgian market could not satisfy their special needs: “My jacket was torn up. I could not sew it. I could not do anything. Finally, I learned about patches and I ordered them”, Oto Kakhadze noted …

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Proving Myths Wrong Every Day

“Village women have no easy life. Daily tasks never end. Though I believe you can do a lot for yourself, for your family, for your community. It takes effort, but it’s possible,” says Keti Gorelishvili. Keti lives in Sakobiano, a small village in Pankisi Gorge, populated by a Muslim community. …

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Fighting Poverty and Discrimination

“It’s not easy to be a woman, especially if you live in rural areas. But I tell all women I meet that they need to go out into the world and see what they can do for others. You can’t make your little home perfect if your big home is …

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