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Tourists Spent 1.86 billion USD in Georgia This Year

 5 million foreign visitors arrived in Georgia during eight months of 2017, which is 18.9% more than in 2016. During this period, one million visitors arrived in August. According to the report published by the National Bank, tourists spent $ 391 million in August, which is 31% more than the …

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VRex Immersive Inc Creates a Unique Way to Visit Places Virtually

Innovative tech startup ”VRex Immersive Inc” let users have unique experience, connecting to places via VR. Team’s main target is to benefit in tourism field by storytelling application and keep experimenting. CBW had an interview with Nikoloz Gogochuri, Creative Director/ Co-founder of VRex Immersive Inc: How would you evaluate two years …

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Reserved Territories Register Record Number of Visitors

Number of visitors on the reserved territories rose by 32% in January-August 2017 compared to the same period of 2016 and totaled 726 296 persons. According to January-August indicators of Agency of Reserved Territories, ratio of Georgian visitors amounted to 58% (423 528), while ratio of foreign visitors made up …

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Kazakh Journalists from Mitra Film Visited Georgia

 Kazakh journalists visited Georgia, organized by the National Tourism Administration Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development.  One of the top studios of Kazakhstan ”Mitra Film” staff will prepare entertainment-educational program about Georgia, which will be aired on several channels in Kazakhstan and reach millions of viewers. Journalists visited Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Gori, Borjomi, …

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Batumi Cable Car Serves Its Millionth Visitor

Batumi cable car company ARGO has served its millionth visitor Aleksei Tuchak, a tourist from Ukraine, who is visiting Georgia jointly with his friends for the first time. Sulkhan Ghlonti, head of Ajara Tourism Department, Zurab Churkveidze, director of Goderdzi Resort, and Batumi Cable Car director Giorgi Abashidze handed over …

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Batumi to Host International Rural Tourism Conference in September

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On September 8-9 Batumi will host international rural tourism conference “International Tourism Standards and Trends of Village Tourism”. According to Adjara Government, local and foreign experts will discuss important issues, such as rural tourism general standards, the development of rural tourism in the state programs, wine tourism standards, attracting tourists and …

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Record Figures in Tourism Sector

In July Georgia hosted about 1mln foreign visitors, National Tourism Administration of Georgia reports. In whole, the country has hosted about 4mln tourists as of August 1, 2017. According to January-August indicators, the country received 3 978 657 international visitors, up 16.8% year on year. Number of tourists, who have …

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2Q17 Revenues from Tourism Sector Marked 657.6mln USD

Tourism sector’s revenues in the first half of 2017 made up 1.09bln USD, including revenues in the second quarter totaled 657.6mln USD, up 28% as compared to the same period of 2016. In the first quarter of 2016 tourism sector’s revenues made up 434.6mln USD. In June the sector’s revenues …

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