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Georgians Are Invited at Barbecue Festival in Armenia

Armenians expect the most of the tourists from Georgia at Barbecue festival. Chairman Sedrak Mamulyan of the non-governmental organization Development and Preservation of Armenian Culinary Traditions said that active negotiations are carried out with Georgian tour operators to invite Georgian Tourists in Akhtala (Lori region). The aim of the barbecue festival is tourism …

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Revenues from Tourism Sector Keeps Growing

The pleasant tendency of the past years goes on in 2016 too and Georgia is hosting more and more foreign tourists every year. Tourism is one of the fields, if not only one, that has been growing over the past 10 years in constant regime. This year the tourism inflows …

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Revenues from Tourism Sector Rose by 48 million GEL in Q1

Georgia tourism

Quantity of international visitors in January to July made up 3 400 35 persons, up 10.6% compared to the same period of 2015 and this is an unprecedented big figure. The number of touristic visits made up 1 401 914 ones, up 208 436 compared to the same period of …

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Quality Mark Award for the Guides Begins in Adjara

Quality Mark Award for the Guides Begins in Adjara

Tourism Department of Adjara, started quality mark awarded for the guides in Adjara within the frame of  a new project of “Recommended by the Tourism Department”. Presentation of the project has been held for the operating guides in the region on Friday. They have introduced meaning of the project, engagement mechanism and advantages. The …

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Turkey, Egypt, France, Tunisia: Losing Millions of Tourists

The world is a scary place… and several countries are becoming just too frightening for many tourists. Millions of travelers have been nixing their dreams of visiting places like the pyramids in Egypt, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Tunisian coast and Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia due to heightened terrorism concerns.  Here …

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Will Georgia Replace Turkish Resorts?

Batumi

In the first quarter of 2016 Georgia hosted 1 134 436 visitors, up 14.7% compared to the same period of 2015. The existing regional situation in 2015 has made considerable affect on quantity of visitors in the first quarter of 2016. Paata Bairakhtari, an analyst for the Association of Young …

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

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

The amount of international travelers in Georgia increased by 12.9% in 6 months period, – the head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA) Giorgi Chogovadze said. According to him, the number of tourist visits exceeds last year’s data by 18.1%. The most of the visits were carried out from Azerbaijan (+ 18.1%), Turkey (+ …

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Tourism’s Total Contribution to GDP Growing in Georgia

According to the Prime-Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili, in 2015 the share of tourism in Georgia’s GDP has grown in comparison with 2014, although the growth potential of this sector is still large. “Over the past 5 months we have seen a record increase in the number of tourists and …

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Egyptian Official Delegation of Tourism Sphere Visits Georgia

The official delegation of Egyptian tourism sphere, and 13 leading travel companies will visit Georgia on May 18, 2016. Thus, on May 18, 11:00 a.m. concerning the visit the press conference will be held at Cron Palace Hotel. The main purpose of the meeting with the representatives of the media is to …

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World Bank Helps Georgia To Develop Tourism Infrastructure

The World Bank (WB) will allocate Georgia $9 million for the restoration of urban, municipal and tourist infrastructure in Imereti region (Western Georgia) in order to promote cultural and historical monuments as well as attract tourists, Sputnik news agency reported. Financial resources will be allocated for the additional financing of …

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EBRD Upgrades Georgia’s Economic Growth Forecast to 3.4%

EBRD Upgrades Georgia’s Economic Growth Forecast to 3.4%

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has upgraded Georgia’s economic growth forecast by 0.8 point. According to the bank’s recent prognosis, Georgia’s economy will grow by 3.4% in 2016, up from 2.6% forecast released in November 2015. The EBRD forecast is based on expectations from coming tourism season …

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