"Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the land borders of our two neighboring countries - Russia and Azerbaijan - are still closed. For many years, these two countries have made a significant contribution to the development of Georgia's tourism sector," Georgian Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Mariam Kvrivishvili said at a meeting with representatives of the tourism and civil aviation sectors.
Report informs that, according to her, Georgia received more than a million international visitors in the first eight months of this year despite the pandemic.
"There is good dynamics in the development of tourism. In January-August, tourism revenues exceeded GEL505 million, which is 18% more than in 2019," Kvrivishvili said.