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Georgians Spent 87 Million GEL by Cards Abroad

Clients of Georgian banks spent 87 million GEL by credit cards in August abroad  (08/16- 84,5 million, +3% m.m). According to National Bank statistics, transaction by credit cards in September 2016 is similar to the same data in the previous year (09/16 – 87,009 million). Withdrawal of the money amounts …

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How To Bring Your Friends A Present From Georgia And Not To Bore Them

In the last couple of years the words “local” and “authentic” became really viral among any kind of travelers. Avoiding tourist traps, finding own paths and making friends with the natives is getting as normal as booking all-inclusive tours 7-10 years ago. Same about souvenirs and presents. In my opinion, …

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There will be Wine Festival Held in Signagi on 22nd of October

On 22nd of October, there will be Wine Festival in Signagi which will be organized by local government. It’s been 9 years since the festival is organized in the town and it is well-established tradition already. In the frame of Signagi festival, organizers are going to host people from different …

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An Artisan Cheesmaker in Tbilisi

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We’ve seen the doleful little building a hundred times, every time we cross Tbilisi’s Dry Bridge. With the seductive words chacha, grappa and vino hand-painted on the wall enticing us like a red-light district lures lonely sailors, we would move on, thinking, “one of these days.” Then one sweltering summer …

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Tourism Sector Revenues Hit Record Figures in 2016

Tourism Sector Revenues Hit Record Figures in 2016

In September 2016 the quantity of international visitors rose by 11% and the inflow of tourists increased by 34.2%. The statistical indicators were introduced by Giorgi Chogovadze, Head of the National Tourism Administration of Georgia. Only in September, 631 302 international visitors arrived in Georgia, up 62 615 ones compared to …

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Traditional Iranian Handicrafts And Garments Exhibited in Tbilisi

Georgian National Museum Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine arts invites you to the exhibition of traditional Iranian handicrafts and garments of various ethnic groups. The opening event will take place on September 29, 2016 at 6 pm. The event will be accompanied by the musical group „Mehraiin” from the Mazandar …

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Deutsche Welle: Georgia – A New World for Tourists

Sometimes you find yourself in a country which is seen a tourism insider tip and you can’t help but wonder why. That’s how DW reporter Kerstin Palzer felt when she visited the country wedged between Europe and Asia. At Tbilisi airport we were collected by tour guide Shorena, who instantly …

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