WELCOME TO GEORGIA!

Georgia is a small country situated at the crossroad of Europe and Asia, bordered by the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. Beautiful and diverse nature, rich culture, centuries old history and traditions attract attention of tourists worldwide. The tradition of hospitality, as well as viticulture and winemaking take their roots in the deep history of the country. Georgian Cuisine with a wide variety of delicious food and wines, cultural heritage of historical places, landscapes of mountains and valleys makes Georgia a great place for tourism and hospitality industry.

If you haven’t visited Georgia yet,  start urgently planning your next trip for that you will need help of Capital Georgia Travel – winner of the Best Incoming Tour Operator Award 2016, they will also help you discover Georgia closer, to visit all most viewable places and feel real Georgian spirit. If you decide to see another country in Caucasus region or in Europe Easy Travel Agency – winner of the Best Outbound Tour Operator Award 2016 can arrange best trip abroad from Georgia for you. If you are adventure tourism lover you are also Welcomed to Georgia, this is a contour with lots of possibilities for adventure tourism like rafting, ballooning, hiking, scuba diving, rock climbing, four-wheel driving, fishing, horse riding, skiing and to feel real adventure, Rafting.ge – winner of the Best Adventure Tourism Award 2016  can manage trip full of extreme for you. Georgia is not only a center of eclectic culture and traditions but a very productive business platform, located right in the middle of Europe and Asia, Georgia became one of the most wanted business spot. So if you are planning your business trip Georgia is waiting and BTL Georgia – winner in the nomination of Best MICE Tourism Award 2016 will organize it on the highest level.

So that Georgia is a country that loves travelers and four season place to spend your best vacation. There are some our recommendations below which will guide you to organize your trip in beautiful Georgia.

First place we recommended to visit in Georgia is a diver’s capital – Tbilisi perched on the banks of Mtkvari River and surrounded by mountains from three sides. Tbilisi, Georgia’s ancient and vibrant capital will enchant you from the outset. Though small in size, the city has a lot to offer visitors, from its historical buildings and monasteries to its quaint cafes and elite restaurants. Archaeological readings of the region signal human settlement here from as early as the 4th millennium BC. To make your stay in Tbilisi interesting and comfortable we recommend some hotels for all kind budget tourists: Holiday Inn Tbilisiwinner of the Best Business Event Venue Award 2016; Vinotelwinner of the Best Boutique Accommodation Award 2016; Courtyard by Marriott Tbilisiwinner of the Best Standard Accommodation Award 2016; Continent Cron Palace Tbilisiwinner of The Fastest Growing Company of the Year in the SME Segment 2016; Dvizh Hostel Eli Spali winner of the Best Low Budget Accommodation Award 2016; And if you like to taste real delicious, worldwide famous Georgian cuisine visit Restaurant “Georgian House”winner of the Best Tourism Restaurants Services Award 2016.

Second destination you should visit in Georgia is a miracle seaside city – Batumi surrounded with Black Sea and Mountains. Batumi is the best destination during all seasons, It is must visit destination for sure. In Batumi we advise you to stay in Hilton Batumiwinner of the Best Sea Accommodation Located on the Coast 2016 and Divan Suites Batumiwinner of the Best Sea Accommodation Located in the City 2016;

Next spot is a picturesque Georgian spa and resort town well known for its artesian natural springs – Borjomi. Archaeological excavations have revealed the existence of stone baths in the area, proving that these mineral waters have been utilized by people for thousands of years. Because of the supposed restorative and healing powers of the area’s mineral springs, it is a frequent destination for people with health problems. Borjomi is also home to the most extensive ecologically-themed amusement park in the Caucasus. And in the best palace of Borjomi located hotel Crown Plaza Borjomi – winner of the Best Deluxe Accommodation Award 2016

One of the treasures of Georgian landscape is fascinating Caucasus Mountains. Kazbegi Mountain (or Mkinvartsveri) is the third highest mountain in Georgia. Kazbegi is the most touristic destination; it’s a base for some wonderful walking and mountain-biking. If you decide to visit Kazbegi during the ski season go to Gudauri, which is the nearest ski resort from Kazbegi. Gudauri is a beautiful ski resort steadily gaining reputation as a prominent skiing destination around the world.  To feel real spirit of mountain resort, to enjoy awesome mountain panorama, we highly recommended staying in Rooms Hotel Kazbegi – winner of the Best Mountain Accommodation Award 2016.

Another national treasure is Georgian Wine – a real internationally known Brand! Wine is a significant part of Georgian culture. In 2013 Georgia’s traditional winemaking method of fermenting grapes in qvevri has been added to the world heritage list of the UNESCO. Archaeological evidence of this methodology goes back 8,000 years and it is not a surprise that Georgia is called cradle of wine. Kakheti the center of wine producing region is home to unique “Winery Khareba” wine cellar – winner of the Best Tourism Winery Award 2016. In the heart of Kakheti there is a small paradise situated in the beautiful Lopota Valley, surrounded by ridges of the Caucasian mountain range. Here, each season is distinctively unique. Lopota Lake Resort and Spa – winner of the Best Wellness & Spa Resort Award 2016, best place to experience breathtaking nature, beautiful Lopota Lake, elegant and contemporary hotel and unique atmosphere that provide privacy and tranquility.

Except all of that, breathtaking nature, beautiful seaside and Caucasus Maintains, during the whole year Georgia is hosting large-scale series of cultural events and most of this events are managed by  one project which is Check in Georgia – winner of the Best Tourism Innovation of the Year Award 2016. One of such event is an annual Georgian Electronic Music Festival GEM Fest – winner of the Best Festival or Event Award 2016, a one month heaven for electronic music lovers in the hidden escape of Anakila. GEM Fest is an international, multi-platform festival to celebrate the most illustrious, the brightest, and the best in youth culture, dance music, and stagecraft today.

And despite of everything, if you still have any doubts whether or not visit Georgia see this magnificent photos of Georgian landscapes by Shermazana – winner of the Best Travel Photographer of the Year 2016.

Recommendation article papered by The Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards

 

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