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Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as the New Secretary-General of UNWTO

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

Georgia tourism

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

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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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5 Reasons to Explore the Mountains of Georgia – VOGUE

The mountains of Georgia may not have the cachet of the Alps or Aspen, but there are plenty of reasons to make the journey to the Caucasus Mountains, especially when they’re blanketed in snow. Georgia’s natural beauty—vineyards, seaside, mountains, forests—remained hidden behind the Iron Curtain for much of the 20th …

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Tourism in Georgian Economy: Only Industry That Keeps Growing

Georgia tourism

In 2016 Revenues from International Tourism Totaled 2.2 billion USD Revenues from tourism sector grow on annual basis and reach record figure. Despite two regions of Georgia have been invaded,  tourists consider Georgia to be an attractive country anyway. Over the past 10 years, tourism is an only sector in …

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Why Tbilisi Should Be Your Next Destination For Food And Wine

wine food

If you consider yourself a wine lover, you can’t have missed the growing enthusiasm in recent years around wine from the small and seemingly distant country of Georgia. Located in a part of the world known as the Caucasus, in Eurasia, it’s bordered by Russia, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and the …

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Georgia Bets on Agritourism for Scenic Tsalka Region

Agro Tourism

Georgia’s southern Tsalka region looks forward to welcoming tourists, drawn by the area’s unique natural beauty and cultural monuments. An FAO project financed by Austria has been working with local and national authorities as Tsalka prepares to host agritourists and ecotourists. During 2016, areas for support were identified with the …

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