Characteristics of the Long-Term Regional Tourism Development in Georgia
Tourism industry development is one of the key priorities in Georgia, as it has positive influence on economic activities. Its contribution is very important for the different regions, as well as for the national economy. Benefits of the tourism industry include new jobs, service development, and increasing tax revenues, etc. The main aim of this research is to review and analyze the potential of the Georgian tourism industry with its long-term strategy and current challenges. To plan activities in a long-term development, it is required to evaluate several factors on the regional and on the national level. Factors include activities, transportation, services, lodging facilities, infrastructure and institutions. The major research contributions are practical estimates about regional tourism development which plays an important role in the integration process with global markets.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3298693Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 413
 Vanhove Norbert, The Economics of Tourism Destinations, Elsevier, 2005.
 Arghutashvili Valeri, The Role of Tourism in Economic Development in Georgia, Journal of International Management Studies. 2018, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p59-64. 6p.
 Meskhia Iasha The assesment of Georgias’s tourism modern conitions and perspective development indicators, III international conference, Batumi, 2012.
 Khokhobaia Merab, Economic Impact of Tourism in South Caucasus Region, Journal Review of Business Research, Volume 15, pp.45-50, 2015.
 Khokhobaia Merab, Tourism Policy Challenges in Post Soviet Georgia, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering Vol:9, No:3, 2015.
 Arghutashvili Valeri, Khokhobaia Merab - Modern Tourism Demand Influence on Destinations, Problems and Prospective of Development of the Cooperation Between South-Eastern European Countries within the Framework of Black Sea Economic Cooperation, Albena, Болгария, 14 - 21. 09.12. [email protected]
 Khokhobaia Merab, Transdisciplinary Research For Sustainable Tourism Development, Journal of International Management Studies. 2018, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p21-26. 6p.
 A Tourism and Environment Publication, World Tourism Organization, Guide for Local Authorities on Developing Sustainable Tourism, 1998.
 Khokhobaia Merab, From Rational Policy of Tourism Development to the Effective Policy (The Case of Georgia), International Academy of Business and Economics, California Business Review, Volume 4, Number 1, ISSN 2330-9156, 2016.
 Georgian Tourism in Figures, Georgian national tourism administration, 2018.
 Statistical Yearbook, National Statistic office of Georgia.
 Arghutashvili Valeri, Khokhobaia Merab, Mechanisms for Improving Tourism Service Management in Georgia, Proceedings of Multidisciplinary Academic Conference on Economics, Management and Marketing, Prague 2014, pp.40-46.
 Arghutashvili Valeri - Modern Trends of Tourism Development and Georgia, International Academy of Business and Economics, Rome, Italy. (2015).