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Today Tourism Sector is Gaining a Momentum

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Government of Georgia is actively involved in the sector development and promotes an implementation of various projects. 2017 was fruitful year for Georgia’s tourism sector. A record number of tourists arrived in the country and the sector earned unprecedented revenues. In 2018 National Tourism Administration plans to intensify efforts to …

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‘The Hospitality Drew Me Back’: the Joy of the Caucasus

Explorer Levison Wood’s trip over the Caucasus mountains took him 2,600 miles through six countries – with a warm welcome at every stop and barely a western tourist in sight. The Guardian  I spent three months crossing the Caucasus from Europe to Asia. My 2,600-mile journey started in Sochi, Russia, and took …

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Fathomaway: Georgia On My Mind

Ever considered going to Georgia? Travel trendsetter Ross Belfer just returned from a quick trip to the tiny, beautiful country and thinks it could be the next big thing. GEORGIA – Georgia is the land of the unrestrained. Following years of war, strife, and conflict, the mountainous, coastal, and thriving …

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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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Go to Georgia in September: The 2017 travel planner

In order to help plan your next trip, Business Insider consulted Lonely Planet‘s “Where to Go When” guide, which acts as a trip planner for every month of the year. The guide provides 30 recommendations for each month of the year based on unmissable events, as well as which places …

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The Unheralded Glory of Georgia’s Gastronomy

 Once upon a time I lived in Tbilisi the capital of Georgia and it remains my favourite place in the world. It’s a city of carved wooden balustrades and staircases that lead to balconies that wrap around hidden courtyards. There is a mountain at its back, an oligarch’s glass palace …

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Georgia Gets Green Light for EU Visa-Free Travel

Georgia Gets Green Light for EU Visa-Free Travel

EU states have agreed to grant Georgian nationals visa-free travel to the Schengen zone, once new safeguards are in place to suspend the deal in case of abuse. “The council takes the view that the entry into force of visa liberalisation for Georgia should be at the same time as …

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EU States Back Visa-free Travel for Georgia, But Wait for Safeguards

EU States Back Visa-free Travel for Georgia, But Wait for Safeguards

European Union states agreed in principle on Wednesday to give Georgia visa-free travel, but delayed rolling out the programme until they could agree on stronger safeguards against any sudden influx of migrants. The decision underlined increased caution in the bloc about immigration since the arrival of about 1.3 million refugees …

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Revenues from Tourism Sector Keeps Growing

The pleasant tendency of the past years goes on in 2016 too and Georgia is hosting more and more foreign tourists every year. Tourism is one of the fields, if not only one, that has been growing over the past 10 years in constant regime. This year the tourism inflows …

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Revenues from Tourism Sector Rose by 48 million GEL in Q1

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Quantity of international visitors in January to July made up 3 400 35 persons, up 10.6% compared to the same period of 2015 and this is an unprecedented big figure. The number of touristic visits made up 1 401 914 ones, up 208 436 compared to the same period of …

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