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Over 1.5 million Azerbaijanis Visit Georgia

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Georgia saw a rise in number of travelers, especially Azerbaijanis, visiting the country in 2016. A total of 1,523,075 Azerbaijani citizens traveled to Georgia last year, Azertac reported citing the Georgian National Tourism Administration. The figure is more by 9.3 percent compared to the figure in 2015. Georgia received 1,283,214 …

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The Unheralded Glory of Georgia’s Gastronomy

 Once upon a time I lived in Tbilisi the capital of Georgia and it remains my favourite place in the world. It’s a city of carved wooden balustrades and staircases that lead to balconies that wrap around hidden courtyards. There is a mountain at its back, an oligarch’s glass palace …

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Gudauri: Georgia’s Winter Wonderland

Gudauri is Georgia’s premier mountain ski resort. The resort is located high in the Greater Caucasus Mountain range, about 2,200 meters above sea level. Gudauri’s ski terrain offers extensive exposure to the sun, making Gudauri an excellent year-round tourist destination. In the winter months, skiing is the main draw for …

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International Tourist Arrivals up 7.6% in 2016

The number of Tourists in Georgia Increased by 15% in June 2016

International tourist arrivals grew  7.6% in Georgia in 2016 compared to 2015, Giorgi Chogovadze, Director of the National Tourism Administration, said at a press conference today. He noted that a total of  6 350 825 tourists visited Georgia in 2016. The largest number of  tourists arrived in Georgia from  Azerbaijan …

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Last Year More than 6,3 mln International Visitors Visited Georgia

Last Year More than 6,3 mln International Visitors Visited Georgia

Georgia hosted record number of international visitors in 2016. According to the National Agency of Tourism, visitors’ number is increased by 7.6% in 2016 and the figure amounted to 6 350 825. Moreover, the number of international visitors, who stayed 24 hours and more in Georgia, had been increased by …

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Georgia Among The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017 by Vogue

Georgia leads Vogue’s list of the 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017, publshed on new year’s eve. Georgia has gotten buzz in recent years for its surprisingly great wine scene. But a stellar bottle of vino is just one reason to visit. The capital, Tbilisi, with its young, creative class and …

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Giorgi Chogovadze: Georgia is Attractive Tourism Country, where One In-demand Destination Replaces Another Due to Seasons

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As a result of successful marketing campaigns in 2016, quantity of international visitors and tourists has registered record figures. Giorgi Chogovadze, head of National Tourism Administration of Georgia, noted that over the past period, number of business trips increased in Georgia thanks to significant campaigns carried out in the country.  …

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Supporting Tourism – A New Statement on Corporate Social Responsibility From the Company that is Building the Shuakhevi HPP

Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL), which is constructing the Shuakhevi Hydroelectric Plant (HPP), issued a new statement on corporate social responsibility in support of tourism development in mountainous Adjara. According to official statistics, the number of tourists in Adjara is growing every year: 358,883 in 2012; 393,617 in 2013; 431,678 in …

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Take a Look at Mitarbi: Georgia’s Newest Ski Resort

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New life is being breathed into the resort of Mitarbi after a 30-year pause-the resort was officially launched yesterday by Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and members of the Cabinet. A new, unprecedented model of cooperation between the state and the private sector in Georgia, this is how the Head of …

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Georgia Reveals multi-step Plan for UNWTO’s Future

Georgia Reveals multi-step Plan for UNWTO’s Future

Georgia wants to become the new leader of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The current UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai will resign in 2017 and so far two candidates came forward wanting to take over the top post he had held for 8 years. One candidate is from Georgia. He …

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