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Turkey’s Tourism Income May Drop 12 Percent

Turkey’s tourism income may decrease by 12 percent this year from last year unless the required measures are taken, according to Detur CEO Firuz Bağlıkaya, who will run for the presidency of the country’s leading tourism association, the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB), in December. To overcome losses and …

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Armenians Prefer to Vacation in Georgia in July

Armenians prefer to vacation in Georgia. According to Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs data, 181,000 citizens of Armenia visited Georgia in July. This figure is by 11,9% more compared to the same period of last year. Azerbaijan occupies the second place, with 160,200 having visited Georgia, 7,9% more compared to …

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Georgia Losing Positions on Ukrainian Tourist Market

Popularity of  holidays abroad has declined markedly among the Ukrainians. This is evidenced by the results of the survey conducted by HeadHunter Ukraine international HR portal. This applies to all countries the Ukrainians went on vacation, including Georgia. In general, according to the survey, office staff began to make plans …

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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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