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Number of International Visitors to Exceed 6 million in 2016

This year number of international visitors will exceed 6 million persons, for the first time, and revenues from tourism sector will hit 2 billion USD, Giorgi Chogovadze, head of national tourism agency, told BusinessContract.

Active campaign is underway for winter tourism season, namely, television marketing campaigns proceed in 4 countries. Various campaigns are being carried out in 10 countries jointly with TripAdvisor. Moreover, foreign reporters are widely invited to Georgia, Giorgi Chogovadze noted.

“We apply all means to make Georgia famous and host guests in all seasons”, Chogovadze said.

As to the statement spread by tourism administration of Russia over current situation in Georgia, Chogovadze explained that Russian tourists do not face problems in the country.

“Inflow of Russian tourists grow more and more. For many years, Russian media agencies were illustrating Georgia in negative colors, but we have provide huge job in this direction and these stereotypes have been overcome”, Chogovadze said.