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Last Year More than 6,3 mln International Visitors Visited Georgia

Last Year More than 6,3 mln International Visitors Visited Georgia

Georgia hosted record number of international visitors in 2016. According to the National Agency of Tourism, visitors’ number is increased by 7.6% in 2016 and the figure amounted to 6 350 825. Moreover, the number of international visitors, who stayed 24 hours and more in Georgia, had been increased by …

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Giorgi Chogovadze: Georgia is Attractive Tourism Country, where One In-demand Destination Replaces Another Due to Seasons

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As a result of successful marketing campaigns in 2016, quantity of international visitors and tourists has registered record figures. Giorgi Chogovadze, head of National Tourism Administration of Georgia, noted that over the past period, number of business trips increased in Georgia thanks to significant campaigns carried out in the country.  …

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Ajara Tourism Department Attends International Tourism Exhibition in Izmir

Ajara Tourism Department has attended Izmir 10th International Tourism Exhibition – Travel Turkey Izmir 2016. The Department introduced the region’s tourism opportunities jointly with representatives of Divan Suite hotel. The exhibition visitors were able to see advertising-information materials about Ajara Region and taste Georgian wines. More than 1000 tourism companies …

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An Average Tourist Spends 1059 GEL in 3 Days in Achara

Tourist Department of Achara published the research about foreign visitors in Achara in April-June in 2016. According to the data, 909 visitors were interviewed at the border before they left the country. The research revealed that in April-June period most of foreign tourists (45.4%) visited Achara with their friends and …

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Number of International Visitors to Exceed 6 million in 2016

This year number of international visitors will exceed 6 million persons, for the first time, and revenues from tourism sector will hit 2 billion USD, Giorgi Chogovadze, head of national tourism agency, told BusinessContract. Active campaign is underway for winter tourism season, namely, television marketing campaigns proceed in 4 countries. …

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62 000 Visitors See Martvili Canyon in 4 Months

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In four months more than 62 000 visitors saw Martvili Cnyon, including foreign visitors’ ratio exceeded 50%, Zaza Gagua, head of Martvili and Okatse Canyons told BusinessContract. Number of foreign visitors exceeded 33 000 persons, including a major part of them arrived from Russia. Ukraini ranks second, Poland is third …

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Direct Flights Between Georgia and India will Promote Tourism

Indian Civil Aviation Minister Gajapat Raju had a meeting with Vice Prime Minister, Dimitri Kusrashvili in the frame of business visit in Georgia. They discussed Georgian-Indian economical collaboration issues in trade, transportation, investments, tourism, information technologies and etc. Prime Minister positively evaluated Georgian-Indian trade-economic relations and noted that there is …

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Georgian Wine Exports and Russia’s Economic Leverage

Two and a half months prior to parliamentary elections in Georgia, on July 21, 2016, Russia’s State Duma recommended the government to once again ban imports of Georgian wines and mineral waters. Introducing embargos on Georgian wines and mineral waters is a proven tool of the Kremlin’s foreign policy towards …

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Revenues from International Tourism Sector to Exceed 2 billion USD

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

We expect international tourism sector revenues to exceed 2 billion USD in 2016, National Tourism Administration head Giorgi Chogovadze told PalitraNews. In 2015 revenues from international tourism made up 940 million USD and this year the country will receive record revenues, Chogovadze said. “This year we will improve 2 key …

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Georgia’s “Seasonal Curse”: Andrei Maximov

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There are quite many countries around the world that had a tremendously “bad luck”: their territory holds large deposits of some natural resources inside their borders (be it oil, gas, diamonds, non-ferrous or precious metals). These unlucky countries are plagued by the so called “resource curse” or “paradox of plenty”. …

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