Georgia to strengthen tourism engagement with India

TAFI latest news updatesThe Caucasian country of Georgia is keen to strengthen their engagement with India to improve tourist traffic between the two countries. Of late, the connectivity between India and Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, through the Middle East, has improved considerably.

Speaking at an event organised by Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) Northern Chapter in Delhi recently, Levan Nizharadze, Georgian Ambassador to India, said that a delegation of high-level tourism authority officials from Georgia will soon visit India to interact with the travel trade, explore ways to promote tourism, and forge long-term relationships.

Talking about Georgia as a tourist destination, Nizharadze said that the country is the “cradle of culture, folklore, and art”, and has attained the number-one position in tourism growth, according to UNWTO Tourism Barometer 2014. “Georgia is a small, but beautiful country on the Southern Caucasus. The people are warm and welcoming, food is excellent, and the climate is very mild and sub-tropical,” he said. Bordered by Black Sea on the one side and snowcapped mountains on the other, Georgia is known for the sea resorts and ski resorts in the country, the Ambassador added.

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