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Georgia Expects to Receive 6.6 billion USD Revenues from Tourism Sector in 2025

According to the 2025 tourism strategy, Georgia will receive 6.6 billion USD revenues from tourism sector by 2025, Mariam Kvrivishvili, head of National Tourism Administration, noted. Kvrivishvili introduced details of the new strategy and priority tourism products to the private sector representatives. The administration will be oriented on quality and …

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Statistics: Distribution of International Visits by Main Purpose

National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) published new report on inbound tourism statistics in Georgia. According to the report, 498 000 visitors entered Georgia with the purpose of shopping. This indicator constitutes to 6.9% of overall number of visits by international non-resident travellers. Geostat reports that the visitors have spent …

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Georgia Received 3,2 Billion USD Revenue from International Tourism

According to the preliminary data, in 2018, foreign tourism in Georgia amounted to 3 billion 203 million dollars (growth + 18.4%), which is 498 million more than the same period last year. As of the I-III quarter of 2018, foreign tourism income in Georgia amounted to 2,571 million dollars (growth …

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Most Popular Schengen Zone Countries among Georgian Visitors

Interior Ministry of Georgia has published the statistics of border-crossing for December 2018. According to the official statistics, in December 2018, about 8 000 citizens of Georgia visited Germany, 16 ones were not admitted to the country. Italy ranks second, where 4 039 citizens of Georgia arrived in December 2018. A …

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New Record – Number of International Visitors Reached 8.7 Million

“Georgia hosted a record-number of international visitors amounting to almost 8,7 million people. The increase in income from international tourism is also significant, which equaled to about 20% compared to the previous year. Tourism is one of the main sectors of Georgia’s economy, which significantly contributes to the economic growth,” …

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Airbnb Lists Batumi Among 19 Destinations to Visit 2019

”As we approach the year’s end, we’re already looking ahead to our travel planning for the new year. Based on a combination of Airbnb search, booking and wish list growth data*, we’re once again forecasting growing interest in more off-the-beaten-path regions, cities, and towns to explore. Ranging from a vehicle-free …

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Georgia at London International Tourism Exhibition

National Tourism Administration has taken part in London International Tourism Exhibition – WTM 2018. The world’s one of the best tourism events was visited by about 90 000 guests and 2700 reporters. The exhibition hosted 9 325 members of the WTM Buyer’s Club from 200 countries. Jointly with National Tourism …

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Number of Visitors to Georgia Exceeds 8 Million

According to the National Tourism Administration, the number of visitors to Georgia, including transit and other categories, grew by 6.4% in November, compared to November 2017, totaling 598 312 visitors. The number of tourists arriving in Georgia increased by 14% in November – 2017, 269 601 tourists arrived and 307 …

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Only Certified Tour Guides to have Work Permission in Georgia

From the first half of 2019, the right to work in Georgia will only have certified guides. The National Tourism Administration starts consultations with relevant associations and independent guides. At this time it is known that it is planned to retrain the knowledgeable people of various languages ​​to avoid misinformation …

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