Friday, November 26, 2010
Thessaloniki, Greece 18-21 November, 2010
Forum on the Cooperation of Tour and Travel Agencies of the member states of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation was held in Thessaloniki on the 19th of November.
Participants from Georgia were Georgian Tourism Association (GTA) and its members: Across Georgia, ITA Georgia, Promethea Voyages
The objective of the forum was to support the regional economic integration process in the Black Sea region through private sector driven initiative
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Ecological Awards Project ”Enhancing Sustainability of Tourism Development in Protected Areas of Georgia “.
15 of November 2010, held Georgian Tourism Association (GTA) presentation of project -”Enhancing Sustainability of Tourism Development in Protected Areas of Georgia “.
The program was supported by BP on behalf of its Oil and Gas co-partners BTC Co,
Georgian Tourism Association has accomplished mentioned project, realized some activities:
1. Installation Solar power Systems
Solar power Systems (electricity and water heating systems) was installing in seven guesthouses within the Tusheti Protected Ares, in a wonderful gorge –Gometsari (village Dochu and village Verkhovani).
2. Two Workshops in Borjomi-Kharagauli NP and in Tusheti NP
Two training sessions with an international experts and
3. Explanatory Boards in Algeti NP and in Tusheti NP
4. Two Junior Ranger Camps
Two five-day junior Ranger Camps in Algeti NP and in Borjomi-Kharagauli NP
5. Printing materials
Photo documentation and Project overview, brochures for Guesthouses
On the presentation were invited government, private sector and donor organizations.