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Georgia is Attractive Tourism Destination for All Four Seasons

State Budget Bill Calls for Funding Tourism Sector Promo Campaigns by 23 million GEL. The National Tourism Administration’s budget will increase to 23 million GEL as part of the tourism sector promotion state program. The increased budget will mainly finance marketing campaigns, the tourism administration head Giorgi Chogovadze said. Under …

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Georgia to Host International Wine Tourism Conference

Georgia to Host International Wine Tourism Conference

7-9 September 2016 World  Tourism  Organization (UNWTO) will conduct in Kakheti (Georgia) the International  Wine Tourism Conference. Taleb Rifai, UNWTO Secretary General,  announced about this at  World Travel Market Tourism Fair in London. This event is envisaged within UNWTO Gastronomic network’s action plan. UNWTO Gastronomy Network was officially launched in …

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Open Up Your Mind for Traveling to Iran

The way the media across the world has painted the picture of Iran is not the real Iran. Let me tell you as the native of this country: it’s all wrong. I want to show you a fresh new view of Iran, in case you would like to travel there …

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More Arab Tourists Show Interest in Georgia

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Georgia is quickly becoming one of hottest new holiday destinations among the UAE residents, Tradearabia reported. Travel searches for Georgia, which was negligible until the last few years, saw a 300 per cent growth since the last year with latest stats from the Georgian National Tourism Administration revealing that Georgia received …

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Georgia at The 21st Session of UNWTO General Assembly

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

On September 12-17, 2015 the city of Medellin, Colombia is hosting the 21st session of UNWTO General Assembly. The aforementioned Assembly is being attended by delegations from more than 100 countries, including representatives of Georgia. Herewith, on September 13, within the framework of the UNWTO Commission on Europe, Georgia was …

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Kazbegi Marathon 2015

Kazbegi Marathon

For the 6th time already, in 2015, 5th September “Kazbegi Trail Marathon”was held traditionally. The Marathon is international and it hosted Georgian, as well as foreign runners. The Marathon took place in Stepantsminda and its surroundings, at the background of fascinating Great Caucasus Mountains. It is worth mentioning that Kazbegi …

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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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