tourism in Caucasus

Two lost tourists found dead in Georgia

Dead bodies of two Belarusian tourists lost in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region were found, Georgia's emergency office said. According to the statement, the rescuers found lost tourists on Tetnuldi peak. The health …

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Passenger traffic at Georgian airports down 7.3% in July

Georgia’s five airports – three international (Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi) and two local (Mestia and Ambrolauri) – served 571,848 passengers in July 2019, which is a 7.3% decrease in comparison to last year, according to the …

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Matovnikov on North Caucasus development

Mountain hiking, business and ethno-tourism, as well as agriculture in the North Caucasus require active development, Presidential Envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District (NCFD) Alexander Matovnikov said at a meeting with …

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German tourist dies in Georgia's Lagodekhi

German tourist drowned in Lagodekhi, a town in Georgia’s Kakheti region, according to the Emergency Management Agency of Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs. The man fell into the River Ninoskhevi, near the Gurgeniani …

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Foreigners spend 115 mln manat in Azerbaijan in June

In January-June 2019, 1,410,700 foreigners from 185 countries visited Azerbaijan, up 6.5% from the previous year, according to the Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communications. The foreigners spent 590,800,000 manat …

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Rescuers take off sick Polish mountaineer from Elbrus

A mountaineer from Poland was helped by rescuers on Elbrus, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Kabardino-Balkaria reports. At 16:05 Moscow time, the department received a signal from the Crisis Management Center that the search and …

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US tourists rescued in Georgian mountains

Four tourists were rescued in the village of Omalo at an altitude of about 1.9 thousand meters above sea level. According to the Emergency Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, the rescuers left for the site …

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Karasin: Russia may abolish visas for Georgians

Moscow continues to explore the possibility of abolishing visas for Georgian citizens, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said. According to him, Moscow is interested in mending relations with Tbilisi and …

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Georgia cancels visa regime with Saint Kitts and Nevis

Georgia and the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis signed an agreement of the introduction of a visa free travel regime, the Georgian Foreign Ministry reported. The agreement was signed by Ambassador of Georgia to the UN Kakha …

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Zurabishvili: Georgia ready not to escalate

Georgian president Salome Zurabishvili said she’ll "wait and see" how a debate in Russia about possible new sanctions against her country will pan out as she cautiously welcomed conciliatory comments from …

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Georgia to lose million of Russian tourists

For the six months of 2019, revenues from foreign tourists' visits in Georgia amounted to $1.5 billion, which is $95.4 million more compared to the same period last year, according to the Georgian National Tourism Administration. …

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Russia-Georgia air service stopped

Russian President Vladimir Putin's law banning Russia's air passenger communication with Georgia signed on June 21 came into effect today. The Russian Transport Ministry’s decision as of June 22 on the …

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Russia's airline companies end flights from Georgia

Aeroflot’s flight SU 1893, that departed from Tbilisi earlier on Monday, has landed at Sheremetyevo Airport, according to the airport’s online information. The plane reportedly landed at 4:51 Moscow time. It is the last …

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