University of agribusiness and rural development, International scientific and practical conference Bulgaria of regions 2018

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The Role of Adjara Sightseeing in Tourism
Ermile Meskhia

Last modified: 2019-01-21


Social-economic reforms implemented in Georgia in recent years have supported to develop touristic infrastructure, transport and routes, tourism resources have been totally or partially changed, well-equipped high class hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars, entertainment and leisure centers have already been in function, rehabilitation works have been carried out on cultural sites (monuments, museums, theatres, concert and sport centers, squares, recreational sites, etc.)

Adjara takes a leading place in terms of tourism infrastructure among the regions of Georgia. Rich cultural heritage of this region, diverse nature, various geographical reliefs, curative qualities of climate and mineral waters, well-equipped beaches, distinguished city and village daily life, delicious cuisine and industries create the best conditions to develop all type of tourism throughout the year. Therefore, Adjara after the capital Tbilisi is a leader (31%) among Georgian regions according to international visits (

Among various tours in Adjara, visitors are most of all interested in city, agrarian and family tourism. Cultural, historical and natural sightseeing of the region play a significant role in any type of tourism. According to statistics, most of international visits (47.1%) were carried out for entertaining, relaxational and recreational purposes (


tourism, economics, touristic infrastructure, reforms, Georgia, Adjara, Batumi, sightseeing.

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