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Cultural Heritage Project Boosts Potential for Tourism


The Georgian city of Chiatura hosted officials from the National Tourism Administration of Georgia and Imerety regional government on 14 May. The officials, as well as media representatives, visited the natural and cultural heritage sites of Chiatura and took a ride on Cableway #25, built in 1953, which is the …

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Lopota Resort – Pearl of Wine Region Where Time Stands Still

Maka Ghlighvashvili/Commercial Director at Lopota Lake Resort & Spa

Started with only seven rooms, now Lopota resort gains world attention with its unique  environment and shared values, where service creates individual experiences. This place in the cradle of wine is a mix of modern and traditional cultures, the place where Time Stands Still. Lopota Resort is indeed unique place …

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Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as the New Secretary-General of UNWTO

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Georgian Candidate, Ambassador of Georgia to Spain Zurab Pololikashvili has been elected as the new Secretary General of World Tourism Organization UNWTO. UNWTO Ex Council recommended Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee SG for the four-year-period starting January 2018. #UNWTO Ex Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee …

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Construction of Tourist Information Center in Kazbegi National Park Launched


Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, Gigla Agulashvili, together with the head of Tourism National Administration, Giorgi Chigovadze visited Kazbegi National Park Administration and launched the construction of tourist information center. According to the minister, tourists will get detailed information concerning park biodiversity and tourist services in the center. There will …

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Revenues from Tourism Sector Marked 435 million USD in 1Q17

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In the first quarter if 2017 revenues from tourism sector rose by 23% and totaled 435 million USD, the report by Ministry of Finance reads. In March revenues from the sector went up by 28% and totaled 180 million USD (+39 million USD). We remind you that in March-January, a …

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April Records 29.7% Upturn in Tourists Inflow


A total of 510 594 tourists arrived in Georgia in April 2017, up 47 450 visitors year on year (+10.2%). Number of tourists, who stayed in Georgia for 24 hours and longer, made up 222 622 persons, up 50 966 persons year on year (+29.7%). A major part of visitors …

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National Tourism Administration Launches Campaign with TripAdvisor


Georgian National Tourism Administration launched new marketing campaign on the major American travel website TripAdvisor. Information on the tourism potential of the country will be placed on the resource in the next six months. Head of the National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze and TripAdvisor’s Marketing Manager  Chad Shiver arrived in …

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Tbilisi hosted UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference


The 3rd World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-7 April, under the patronage of the Ministries of Tourism and of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. More than 300 participants from 32 countries gathered for the Opening the event, Prime Minister of …

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Georgia: Pearl of the Great Caucasus


“Few people are familiar with the rich and unique culture of Georgia as an independent country,”writes Shangai daily. Geographically, Georgia is in the heart of Caucasus mountain range and its high mountains with many peaks have developed into vacation resorts for skiing called Gudauri and Bakuriani. The highest point in …

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