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Domino’s Pizza Opens in Tbilisi, Georgia

Domino’s Pizza ,the recognized world leader in pizza delivery and digital ordering platforms,has opened in its third new market so far this year, as the first Domino’s store in the Republic of Georgia began serving customers in the capital city of Tbilisi. The opening on April 26 marks the third global …

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Tusheti – This is Georgia

tusheti

Tucked into Georgia’s far northeast corner, Tusheti has become a very popular summer hiking and horse-trekking area, but remains one of the country’s most fascinating and pristine high-mountain regions. The single road to Tusheti, over the nerve-jangling 2900m Abano Pass from Kakheti, is 4WD-only and passable only from about early …

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Georgian lessons for the CIS

A thought-provoking article by bne.eu paints a comprehensive picture of Georgia’s recent history, it’s current state and future direction. Mark Adomanis’ article, published Yestarday, helps the reader better understand the recent history of Georgia and its influence on the country’s chosen path, and allows them to understand the state of …

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Boating Trip on Lake Paliastomi – Georgian Rainforest

Have you ever been in a tropical rainforest? I was not. Until now. Last weekend I travelled to lake Paliastomi with my friends. After about 4-5 hours driving from Tbilisi to west we arrived at Kolkhety National Park Visitor Centre in the city of Poti. Here we rented a boat …

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Japanese Delegation Coming to Georgia

Japanese delegation coming to Georgia

Georgia and Japan are intensifying their collaboration in the fields of trade and investment. These two issues will be in focus during the Japanese Foreign Ministry delegation’s visit to Tbilisi on May 1 and 2. The delegation will be led by Parliamentary Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Kentaro Sonoura. During …

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Georgia-Chile Establish Visa Free Travel for Official Delegates

Georgia-Chile Establish Visa Free Travel for Official Delegates

Georgia and Chile have reached a visa free travel agreement to allow easier travel between the countries for people with diplomatic, service and official passports. The agreement will come into force from May 1, after which Georgian officials will be able to travel to Chile without a visa. The same …

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Georgia Increases Exports to Europe by 21%

Georgia is increasing its trading powers with European markets, meaning more Georgian products are being enjoyed by consumers in Europe and possibly further abroad. Preliminary data from the country’s National Statistics Office, Geostat, revealed Georgia had enjoyed a 21 percent increase in exports to Europe in the first three months …

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The 10 Most Beloved Places in Tbilisi

Tbilisi is a large sprawling city set in a bowl between the greater and lesser Caucasus. Its red-tiled roofs, narrow streets, and ancient buildings stand in contrast to the industrialization brought by Soviet era. We all have our favorite spots in this city that has so many different styles and …

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Gombori Pass- Picturesque Road to Kakheti

If you don’t have problems with endless turns or drastic changes of elevation and air pressure, then Gombori road is your road of choice to Kakheti. The pass itself peaks at 1620 meters above sea level. Gombori road is spectacular any time of year. Small idyllic villages, magnificent sceneries of …

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Georgia decreases Azerbaijani gas import

Georgia imported 319,850 metric tons of natural gas in oil equivalent worth $67.4 million from Azerbaijan in January-February 2015, the Georgian National Statistics Service’s report said. Azerbaijan is the main supplier of this fuel to Georgia with a share of 66.2 percent of total import volume of the country in …

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Georgia Regional Leader in Open Government

British newspaper The Telegraph published the World Justice Project’s Open Government Index data, according to which Georgia stands out as the regional leader in Eastern Europe/Central Asia. Whether one agrees or not with this placement, it is worthwhile to look at the research provided on WPJ’s website.  WHAT IS THE WJP OPEN …

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Geostat: Georgia’s exports worth $503 million USD

The first part of the year has seen the value of Georgia’s exports and imports (External Merchandise Trade) experience a slight downward trend in comparison to 2014, claims Geostat. In January, February and March, Georgia’s External Merchandise Trade (excluding non-organised trade) amounted to $2.279 billion USD. This was a 10 …

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