November 2015

by Alix Hughes

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Tourism was the theme for the presentations at this year's Georgian Studies Day in London on the 5th November (for program click here). Seen as a future driver of the economy, tourism infrastruture in Georgia has seen a considerable make-over. Presentations on sustainable tourism highlighted this sector's potential with the Trans Caucasian Trail put forward as a possible Peace initiative which would involve the local communities in creating the trail and benefitting from it.

Over 80 people attended the event including six members of the BTA's executive.

BTA chair Derek Pickup took part in the Twin Cities panel with representatives from Newport and Newcastle.

Photo : GSD chairperson Dr Tamara Dragadze and Ambassador HE Revaz Gachechilagze