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Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as the New Secretary-General of UNWTO

Georgian Candidate, Ambassador of Georgia to Spain Zurab Pololikashvili has been elected as the new Secretary General of World Tourism Organization UNWTO. UNWTO Ex Council recommended Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee SG for the four-year-period starting January 2018. #UNWTO Ex Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee …

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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 Reveals multi-step Plan for UNWTO’s Future

Georgia Reveals multi-step Plan for UNWTO’s Future

Georgia wants to become the new leader of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The current UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai will resign in 2017 and so far two candidates came forward wanting to take over the top post he had held for 8 years. One candidate is from Georgia. He …

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Georgia to Have own Candidate to the Position of a Secretary General of UNWTO

Georgia to Have own Candidate to the Position of a Secretary General of UNWTO

H.E. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia nominated H.E. Zurab Pololikashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of Spain to the position of a Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Georgia will thus have its candidate nominated by H.E. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia to …

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Practical Guide to Wine Tourism in the Georgia: UNWTO Lessons

Practical Guide to Wine Tourism in the Republic of Georgia: UNWTO Lessons

Sue and I  recently returned from the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) first Global Conference on Wine Tourism in Tbilisi, Georgia and we are still processing the experience. One interesting feature of the conference is that the sessions weren’t confined to the usual convention center or hotel ballroom locations. …

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UNWTO: Wine Tourism – a Growing Tourism Segment

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The link between wine tourism and culture, history and lifestyle and the contribution of this segment to the development of the sector has been widely discussed during the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism held in the Kakheti region in Georgia. During two days (7-9 September) the event convened …

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WTO’s Taleb Rifai: Georgia is a Must-see Place for Every Winemaker

I am glad to see how effectively the Government of Georgia has been working to turn Georgia into a country that offers diverse tourism opportunities,” said Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), at the first session of the first Global Conference on Wine Tourism, organised by the …

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Georgia and UNWTO Host First Global Conference on Wine Tourism

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, will proudly present the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism to be held in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia from 7-9 September 2016 For 8000 years, wine grapes have been cultivated in Georgia. Proclaimed by …

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