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Vardzia Resort: Place for Intellectual Vacation

Intellectual conversations about God, universe, essence of a human being, the way of the human kind, and history – and all this in the historical region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. On 25-27 August Vardzia Resort hosted an interactive discussion organized by the Thinking Academy. Guests of Vardzia Resort had the possibility to …

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Tourism Sector Revenues in January-June Made up 1.4 billion USD

According to National Bank of Georgia (NBG), in January-June 2018 Georgia’s revenues from international tourism made up 1.4 billion USD, up 305million USD in the same period of 2017 (+26%). Georgia’s revenues in 2017 made up 2.7billion USD. According to the current tendencies, the year of 2018 is expected to …

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Tourist Trips to Reach Nearly 9 million by 2022 in Georgia

Galt&Taggart published a research, reporting Georgia expects 8.8mn tourist trips in 2022 (up from 7.6mn previously), or 2.4x the country’s population. This increase will see Georgia overtake Hungary (1.6x), Slovenia (1.5x), Albania (1.4x) and Bulgaria (1.2x) according to their 2016 ratios. However, this would still be below the proportions found …

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PM: We Aim to Turn Racha into a Four Season Destination

“Our aim is to turn Racha into a four season destination”- stated Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia when visiting Ambrolauri to celebrate the Day of Base.  Head of the Government of Georgia congratulated the local population and every visitor of Racha. He went to the entrepreneurial market organized at …

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Galt & Taggart Expects Tourist Trips to Reach Nearly 9 Million by 2022

Tourism is booming – says Galt&Taggart. According to the company, visitor trips (tourist trips and same-day trips combined) were up 16.4% y/y to 3.0mn in 1H18. Tourist trips drove the growth, reaching 1.9mn visitors and accounting for 64.5% of the total in 1H18. This comfortably translates into our total tourist …

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Turkey is the Most Popular Destination For Georgian Travelers

According to the survey conducted in Tbilisi in June, 2018, every third resident of Tbilisi (33%) has travelled abroad at least once. 27% of Tbilisi residents travelled abroad for personal reasons and 11% for business trips. The most popular destinations are Turkey (47%), Russia (36%), Germany (34%), Azerbaijan (23%), and …

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Having fun in Cheaper Seaside Town in Georgia – Kobuleti

All coastal cities look alike at first sight, but in contrast to Batumi, Kobuleti is mainly visited by people, who want to have everything at hand: the sea, bungalows, hotels and entertainment places. Let us see what the summer days are like in Kobuleti. Let’s go! On the sandy beach …

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Tourism Administration: Saperavi Wine and Khachapuri Conquer Hearts of Our Tourists

National Tourism Administration has spread information in its own website revealing which top 5 products have conquered hearts of arrived tourists. Top 5 wines: Saperavi — 40,13 % Qvevri Wine — 22,42 % Kindzmarauli — 21,30% Khvanchkara — 8,30% Rkatsiteli — 4,26% TOP 5 Georgian dishes, wwhich most frequently were uploaded on Instagram: Khachapuri — 17,09% Khinkali  — 15,79% Churchkhela — 8,11% Mtsvadi …

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Georgia Reaches Historic Maximum in the Number of Inbound Tourists

“Historic maximum has been reached in the number of inbound tourists last month,” Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia stated. As noted by the Head of the Government of Georgia, statistical data of the past month once again evidences that Government pursues the right and effective strategy indeed. “I wish …

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