The tourism sector has marked a significant milestone in 2023, with earnings from international visitors reaching a record-breaking $3.3 billion in the first three quarters.
Georgia is set to host the esteemed IWSC Wine Judging competition for the second time, with an impressive lineup of 520 wines from over 170 companies registered for the event. This year's participation marks a record high for the competition.
In a significant development for Georgia's financial technology landscape, TBC Bank has become the inaugural partner of VISA's international payment platform, CyberSource. This collaboration positions TBC as a frontrunner in the nation's digital payment processing sector.
Starlink, the revolutionary high-speed satellite-based Internet service, has officially launched in Georgia, according to an announcement on their official Twitter page.
Scheduled for October 14, Gurjaani, the epicenter of winemaking, will proudly host its wine festival for the fifth consecutive year.
The illustrious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) is set to inaugurate its 2024 Wine Awards in the revered viticultural landscape of Georgia, known as the “cradle of winemaking.” This autumn, connoisseurs and wine aficionados from around the globe will gather in this ancient wine-producing region to bestow honors upon exceptional wines.
The National Environmental Agency publishes information about the expected weather in Georgia on September 27-29.
In response to the devastating natural disaster that recently swept through the Kakheti region, the Georgian government has pledged financial aid to affected residents. This commitment was confirmed by the administration of the state's representative in Kakheti, following the Prime Minister's directive.
In line with Georgia's expansive "New Life of Tskaltubo" initiative, the former sanatorium located at 48 Shota Rustaveli Street in the Tskaltubo resort area has been sold for GEL 2.6 million. The transaction was facilitated by the National Property Agency.
In the aftermath of a significant natural disaster, Ozurgeti and Lanchkhuti have sustained extensive infrastructural damage, including the impairment of 100 bridges and culverts. The first day of the calamity saw 3,627 subscribers lose access to natural gas. As of the latest update, 791 households remain without gas services.
The National Environmental Protection Agency of Georgia publishes data regarding expected weather for the coming days.
Tourism is a cornerstone of Georgia's economy, contributing more than a quarter to the country's GDP, a figure that far outstrips the global average of 7.5%. According to new data, while Georgia faces stiff competition from countries both within and outside the former Soviet bloc, it leads its immediate neighbors and Central Asian countries in terms of tourism growth.
Wizz Air has announced a forthcoming shift in its flight route, transitioning from Kutaisi to Cologne instead of Dortmund beginning in October.
In the Kvareli Municipality of Kakheti, Georgia's prime wine-growing region, a critical meeting unfolded between local winegrowers and Otar Shamugia, the Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture.
The "Georgian State Electric System", in collaboration with "Bemoni-Yeos", recently announced the development of a state-of-the-art substation in Svaneti's Mestia municipality.
Indigo, India's largest airline, has inaugurated direct flight services between Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and Delhi, the capital of India. The maiden flight from Delhi to Tbilisi and back saw 186 passengers departing from Tbilisi to Delhi.
Following the extension of U.S. Treasury sanctions against the Belarusian government over alleged 2020 election fraud, Belarus' national airline, Belavia, which operates daily flights between Tbilisi and Minsk, finds itself under scrutiny.
The death toll from the natural disaster in Shovi has risen to 19. Temur Mghebrishvili, head of the emergency department, told reporters that the body of the 19th victim was found today.
In the high-mountainous Georgian resort of Shovi, which is located in the Racha region, a search and rescue operation continues at the site where a devastating mudflow descended on August 3.
On August 3, a devastating landslide occurred in the Shovi resort town, Oni municipality, impacting the vicinity of the Sunset Shovi hotel. The landslide left cottages and other structures near the hotel buried beneath a significant amount of debris, although the hotel's primary building remained intact.
The Minister of Infrastructure, Irakli Karseladze, announced that communication with 35 people in the disaster-stricken region of Shovi has yet to be established.
In its second year, "Highlander Adventure Georgia" organized a trailblazing hiking festival in the breathtaking region of Svaneti.
The Rural Development Agency's Deputy Director, Natalia Kharatishvili, along with the Deputy State Commissioner of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Davit Verava, recently toured the facilities of beneficiary company "Blue Garden". The duo inspected a newly-developed blueberry plantation and cold storage facility located in the village of Zana, within the Senaki municipality.
The National Environment Agency of Georgia publishes information about the expected weather in the coming days. According to weather forecasts, warm and rainless weather is expected throughout the country until July 15, and short rains will be on July 15-17. The air temperature will rise to +32, +34 degrees.
Shuakhevi HPP generated an unprecedented quantum of electricity in the quickest possible time of the year.