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World Bank Allocates $60m to Georgia

Georgia’s two regions are the focus of World Bank‘s development project that will reinvigorate these two regions and grow their tourism potential and local economies. Residents of the Mtskheta-Mtianeti and Samtskhe-Javakheti regions will benefit from improved public and tourism infrastructure thanks to a $60 million USD development loan from the World …

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Tbilisi’s Incoming Tourism Grows by 3,4% in June (Infographics)

According to Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia‘s report, in June, 496 758 visitors have crossed the Georgian border. The introduced conditional division is shown below: 1) Tourists – 197 537 visits (39, 8% of the total number) 2) Transits – 131 710 visits (26, 5% of the total amount) …

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Tourism Bookings Nosediving in Greece

The government’s decision to call a referendum, shut banks and default on its payment to the International Monetary Fund is  taking a toll on Greek tourism, professionals warned on Wednesday. Andreas Andreadis, the head of the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE), said that hotel bookings are down 50 000 …

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Georgia intends to attract more tourists in 2015

Georgia intends to attract more tourists in 2015, than it was in previous years. Georgian Tourism Administration said the country will host three large-scale events in 2015: the European Youth Olympic Festival, the UEFA Super Cup and the Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). It …

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Two Tourist Centers of Georgia: Tbilisi and Batumi

Tbilisi Tourism Profile Tbilisi is one of the largest cities in the Caucasus as well as one of the largest in Eastern Europe, with a population of 1.2 million. Tbilisi accounts for over 25% of the national population. It is the industrial, cultural and social centre of Georgia.Spread over a …

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There is a Shortage of Hotels in Georgia

There is a Shortage of Hotels in Georgia

An interview with Director of the National Tourism Administration George Sigua. Tourist season was officially opened in Georgia.Is the country ready for tourist flow?  Summer season is already in full swing. It is already July, and the summer season is approaching peak. With regard to infrastructure, the overall situation is satisfactory, although there is a shortage of hotels. An influx of tourists on the Black Sea coast is significant. On the …

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