A new mountain rescue station was recently opened at Stepantsminda (Georgian: სტეფანწმინდა) in Kazbegi municipality in north-eastern Georgia. So far this year, the Department of Emergency Management has rescued 87 people, including 29 foreigners, in the mountainous regions. Photos courtesy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA ABOUT on Facebook and see … Continue reading
During the Soviet era, Georgia was the “Riviera of the Soviet Union”, with 3 million visitors annually. Georgia appealed to Soviet tourists because of its sunny weather, its culture, wines and food, health spas, beaches and skiing. Tourism was centrally planned and the market was monopolized by Intourist, a state owned tourism agency that arranged … Continue reading
Goderdzi Pass mountain ski resort in Ajara is currently being developed as a four season destination. The pristine forested mountains are snow-covered from November to April and offer superb skiing. The resort currently offers 8 km of pistes and two ski lifts. Further construction is underway, which will create a total of 35 km of … Continue reading
Tbilisi Airport (Georgian: თბილისის აეროპორტი) is the main international airport in Georgia, located 17 km (11 mi) southeast of the capital Tbilisi. The airport is operated by the Turkish airport operator TAV Airport Holdings and hosts over 20 airlines. It is also a hub for national airline Georgian Airways. From Tbilisi, destinations across Europe, the CIS and … Continue reading
Planning a vacation? Visit Georgia and enjoy the finest food and wine. Visit the Georgian National Tourism Administration website to find out about vacations in Georgia. Photos courtesy of the Georgian National Tourism Administration. CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA ABOUT on Facebook and see photos and news about Georgia. Click LIKE on the page and become a friend of GEORGIA ABOUT.
Planning a vacation? Visit Georgia and find yourself! Escape to Georgia. Visit the Georgian National Tourism Administration website to find out more. Photos courtesy of the Georgian National Tourism Administration. CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA ABOUT on Facebook and see photos and news about Georgia. Click LIKE on the page and become a friend of GEORGIA ABOUT.
Construction of a new tourist attraction at Okatse Canyon (Georgian: ოკაცეს კანიონი) in Imereti region in Georgia started this month. A 1km long walkway suspended along the edge of the canyon will enable visitors to explore this natural wonder and its beautiful waterfalls. The facilities will include a visitor center, exhibition hall, a café, and an … Continue reading
In June of this year, 390 808 people visited Georgia – a 72% increase on the same month in 2011. In the first six months of this year 1 690 493 people have come to Georgia to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Georgian countryside, the wonderful cuisine, the amazing history and culture, the wide … Continue reading