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Foreign Direct Investments up 81% in Q2


According to preliminary data of National Statistics office of Georgia Foreign direct investments  in Georgia amounted to USD 355 million in Q2 2015 up 81 percent from the adjusted data of Q2 2014. The total sum of inflow to Georgia during the second quarter of 2015 amounted to $530 million while …

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Georgian Citizens most Often Seek Asylum in Sweden

According to the program coordinator of the International Organization for Migration Marc Hulst, a successful completion of the dialogue on visa-free travel between Georgia and the European Union is quite a realistic task. At the same time, in his words, migration is still a hot topic for Georgia. The organization data …

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Kass Boutique Hotel to Set up in Tbilisi

Kass Boutique Hotel

The Israeli-based hotel brand, owned and operated by the Kass Boutique Hotel Group, is scheduled to open in 2017 on Gergeti St, near the city centre. The group will invest $25 million USD (about 60 million GEL) to build the five-star facility. Additionally, the Kass Boutique Hotel Group will fund …

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Direct Flights Tbilisi-Barcelona Could Be Launched

Barcelona-Tbilisi Flights

Travelling between Barcelona and Tbilisi could soon become easier after – a Spanish low-cost airline Vueling Airlines is showing interest to enter the Georgian market. Vueling Airlines has been studying the possibility to launch a regular direct Barcelona-Tbilisi flight, and revealed they planned to begin this service from 2016. Airline representatives …

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A Debutant Wins Best Novel at Literary Awards SABA 2015

Georgia’s annual literary award Saba was held yesterday with the sponsorship of TBC Bank. The prestigious Saba 2015 was held at royal dynasty Bagrationi’s Mukhrani House and offered many surprises for the audience, the most important being a debutant young writer winning in the Best Novel of the Year category. …

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Suburb: Art Exhibition By Vakho Bugadze

Vakho Bugadze

Georgian National Museum Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery invites you at the opening of Vakho Bugadze’s personal exhibition “Suburb”. Opening event will take place on 10th of September 2015 at 7 p.m. After successfully participating in a group exhibition “Victoria” together with Oleg Timchenko and Ushangi Khumarashvili, Vakho Bugadze returns to …

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Nino Sukhishvili Winning Hearts of the American Audience

Nino Sukhishvili

The Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet company celebrates its 70th birthday in the United States. Sukhishvili will perform in New York on October 4 at Lincoln Center, and from there will take their show on a tour to Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington. Nino Sukhishvili, who along with her brother Ilia inherited the ownership …

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PM Makes Stopover in Kyrgyzstan, Before China

Georgian PM Irakli Garibashvili met on September 8 Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev during his stopover at the Bishkek airport before a trip to China.   Bilateral relations and “perspective for deepening of economic cooperation was discussed,” the Georgian PM’s office said. The Georgian delegation, led by the PM, will be …

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Georgia Strengthens Economic Ties With China

The Prime Minister of Georgia and a delegation of Georgian officials are on their way to China for a five-day working visit. During the September 9-13 trip, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and the Georgian delegation will meet Chinese leaders and representatives of large Chinese companies, and will sign important agreements …

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Erik Heisholt Cannes Lions Grand Prix Winner To Speak At Ad Black Sea

Erik Heisholt, Executive Creative Director & Founder of Heisholt Inc., Norway will talk at seminar program of Ad Black Sea. Erik Heisholt is one of Scandinavias highest awarded creative directors. His merit list includes Grand Prix at Cannes Lions, Gold, Silver & Bronze Lions at Cannes Lions, Gold; silver and …

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Khachapuri – Georgia’s Answer to Pizza


Georgian specialty stands a good chance of becoming the Next Big Thing: the khachapuri.  Khachapuri is a cheese bread, the word coming from khacho (ხაჭო), for “cheese curd,” and puri(პური), for “bread.” Wherever you go in Georgia, you can be sure to eat it at least once a day, even …

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