Georgia-based premium-class hotels have already introduce New Year packages to consumers. New Year nights, traditionally, differ from ordinary days.
Prices and services are diverse and tariffs start from 250-260 USD on average. The Caucasus Business Week (CBW) has explored how much visitors have to spend at premium-class restaurants at the New Year night and what services and packages they offer to Georgian and foreign consumers.
Lopota SPA Resorts
Administration of Lopota SPA Resorts hotel in Kakheti Region offers a three-day package for two persons (with 3 meals) and the package price is 980 USD. On December 31 Banderol group will play for guests. The hotel will host visitors by New Year gala dinner.
According to the administration, on January 1 the Newton band will play music at the hotel, while in the evening Aleqs Kordzaia will continue the concert. On January 2 visitors will be able to listen to jazz concert. The hotel administration also offers a special program to children. Currently, all suites have been booked for the New Year period. 50% of visitors come from neighboring countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan).
Kvareli Eden Hotel
Kvareli Eden plans to unveil the New Year evening with Glintwine. At 23 o’clock a gala supper will start. As to musical part, invited musicians and bands will play – Achiko Nizharadze and Soundtrack band. DJ will continue musical evening. The hotel administration says that joyful lotteries will be also held at December 31 night, including a 2-person tour to Milan will be raffled.
According to hotel administration, after January 1 solemn breakfast, Georgian traditional master class will be held in Kakhetian yard (frying barbecue and so on). The evening will be finished by solemn supper.
Kvareli Eden offers two-day package to visitors in the New Year days for two persons for 1100 GEL.
Rooms Hotel Kazbegi
Rooms Hotel Kazbegi offers a very interesting program to visitors.
The hotel’s New Year package for December 31 and January 1 costs 3207 GEL (1239 USD) for foreign visitors. The hotel offers 20% discount package and its price is 992 USD, according to today’s exchange rate. Georgian citizens are able to enjoy 40% discount rate and the package price makes up 744 USD (1925 GEL).
The cost includes a room for 2 persons for two nights (hotel with front view), gala supper, concert by Nino Katamadze and Insight band, DJ Set, Glintwine, as well as breakfast on the second day.
Tetnuldi hotel offers one-day New Year package to visitors. The New Year program will start on December 31, which includes a gala supper and musical part by DJ and domestic Georgian folklore band.
Price of New Year night accommodation services at Tetnuldi hotel starts from 110 USD (for two persons). The price of entertainment also makes up 100 GEL in addition.
Crown Plaza Borjomi
Borjomi based hotel Crown Plaza offers New Year program for December 31-January 2 period. The package includes a gala supper with live music that will be replaced by a band, entertainment component for children (with animators and nurse). On January 1, in the evening, a New Year supper will be held with live music again. The New Year package price is 740 USD, the hotel administration says.
Booking process started in last week of November. Currently, 70% of 101 suites have been booked mainly by foreign visitors,including Russian, Ukrainian and Azerbaijani citizens.
According to the hotel administration, they have also prepared the second offer for foreign guests – 5-night (6-day) New Year package for 900 USD (two-person standard package).
Radisson BLU Batumi Hotel
Radisson BLU Batumi hotel offers a combined package with accommodation and entertainment services.
Visitors will have to pay accommodation price separately from entertainment package price for the New Year period, the hotel administration says.
The price of two-person standard suite starts from 190 USD in December 31-January 1 period. The package also includes an entertainment program, 175 GEL per person. The Georgian table will be combined with a New Year offer with wine and spirits. Demand for the New Year package is very high, Radisson BLU Batumi hotel administration says.
Radisson BLU Iveria
The New Year package of Radisson BLU Iveria unites the suite price and New Year supper price. The price of two-person suite is 512 USD on December 31-January 1. The package includes breakfast, VAT and December 31 supper.
According to hotel administration, the package prices does not include price of strong beverages. Music of various genres and languages will be performed at gala supper, including comic sketches. Almost all suites have been booked, the hotel administration noted.