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Number of Tourists Increased by 23% in January

In January of 2018, the number of international travelers increased by 14.8% and the tourists increased by 23%. In January 2018, 444,241 international travelers visited Georgia, which is 57,171 more than in the same period last year (growth + 14.8%). In January, the number of foreign travelers or tourists who …

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Hunting Farm to be Created in Racha

Creation of hunting farming is planned in Racha. The pilot project will be implemented in the Lukhuni Gorge by the international organization FAO. The initiators of the project think that creation of hunting farms will help restore animal species, development of different types of tourism in the area, employment of …

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Telavi Wine Cellar to Develop Wine Tourism

Telavi wine cellar

Telavi Wine Cellar company plans to develop wine tourism direction. The company founder Zurab Ramazashvili told BM.Ge that special infrastructure will be arranged on the winery territory in Kvareli, where tourists will be able to taste wines and have a rest. Interesting tourism routes will be also planned for them. …

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Georgia at Helsinki International Tourism Exhibition Matka 2018

National Tourism Administration of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development participated in Helsinki International Tourism Exhibition “Matka 2018” in Finland. One of the leading tourist exhibitions in Europe was attended by over 1000 tour operators from more than 80 countries. More than 69,000 guests visited the four-day international exhibition. …

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Two Companies were Granted Permission to Fly in Winter Resort Zones

The Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia issued a license to ”Wucher Helikopter Gmbh” and company ”HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH” for flights in winter resort zones. According to the application filed, the Austrian company Wucher Helikopter Gmbh will operate in the Gudauri …

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Millions of Dutch Tourists are Expected due to the Reality Show

One of the top rated television channel Avrotros aired 18th season of the reality show ”Wie is Demol”, which has millions of viewers and 10 episodes of which were filmed in Georgia. According to Georgian producer of Dutch crew Nino Agladze, during 18 years all season of reality show is …

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Adventure Tourism School Opened in Gudauri

Adventure Tourism School opened in Gudauri. The school aims at professional training of staff (hiking, alpine, skiing) in the field of adventure tourism and other related activities, which will create a system that will increase security in Georgia. “The school of adventure tourism was officially opened at an altitude of …

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Number of Visitors of the Protected Areas has Increased by 30%

In 2017, tourists visited the protected areas from 97 countries of the world, with the largest number of visitors from Germany, Poland, Israel, Ukraine and Russia. According to the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture, the number of visitors increased by 203% from the United Arab Emirates, 64% from India, 63% …

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Georgia Earned 2,7 Billion USD from Tourism

Last year Georgia received revenues of 2.7 billion USD from tourism. In December, income reached 186 million dollars, it is an increase of 33 million dollars over the same period last year. During the year, Georgia received the most income from tourism in August, that reached 395 million USD. Compared …

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