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Giorgi Chogovadze on Tourism Sector Plans

Director of NTA, Giorgi Chogovadze has introduced a report on activity for 2016 and future plans by the LEPL “National Tourism Administration”. The report provided the detailed tourism administration organizational structure, staff and budget, as well as activities directed to development of tourism infrastructure, improvement of service quality and marketing activities …

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Cultural Heritage Project Boosts Potential for Tourism

The Georgian city of Chiatura hosted officials from the National Tourism Administration of Georgia and Imerety regional government on 14 May. The officials, as well as media representatives, visited the natural and cultural heritage sites of Chiatura and took a ride on Cableway #25, built in 1953, which is the …

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Revenues from Tourism Sector Marked 435 million USD in 1Q17

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In the first quarter if 2017 revenues from tourism sector rose by 23% and totaled 435 million USD, the report by Ministry of Finance reads. In March revenues from the sector went up by 28% and totaled 180 million USD (+39 million USD). We remind you that in March-January, a …

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April Records 29.7% Upturn in Tourists Inflow

A total of 510 594 tourists arrived in Georgia in April 2017, up 47 450 visitors year on year (+10.2%). Number of tourists, who stayed in Georgia for 24 hours and longer, made up 222 622 persons, up 50 966 persons year on year (+29.7%). A major part of visitors …

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Tbilisi hosted UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference

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The 3rd World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference was held in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4-7 April, under the patronage of the Ministries of Tourism and of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. More than 300 participants from 32 countries gathered for the Opening the event, Prime Minister of …

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Georgia: Pearl of the Great Caucasus

“Few people are familiar with the rich and unique culture of Georgia as an independent country,”writes Shangai daily. Geographically, Georgia is in the heart of Caucasus mountain range and its high mountains with many peaks have developed into vacation resorts for skiing called Gudauri and Bakuriani. The highest point in …

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Tourism in Georgian Economy: Only Industry That Keeps Growing

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In 2016 Revenues from International Tourism Totaled 2.2 billion USD Revenues from tourism sector grow on annual basis and reach record figure. Despite two regions of Georgia have been invaded,  tourists consider Georgia to be an attractive country anyway. Over the past 10 years, tourism is an only sector in …

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Georgia’s Revenues from Foreign Tourism Totaled $481 million

In the fourth quarter of 2016 Georgia’s revenues from foreign tourism constituted 481 million USD, up 12.5% year on year (+54 million USD). According to National Tourism Administration, in 2016 Georgia’s total revenues from foreign tourism exceeded 2.2 billion USD, up 11.9% year on year (+230 million USD). Tourism sector’s …

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Russia, Turkey Sign Agreements in Sphere of Tourism

Russia, Turkey Sign Agreements in Sphere of Tourism

Important documents in the sphere of tourism were signed in Moscow following the talks between Turkish Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Huseyin Yayman and the Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism of Russia (Rosturizm) Oleg Safonov, the Anadolu Agency reported. This signing will give impetus to cooperation between …

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