Georgia is a tourist paradise!

Georgia is a tourist paradise!

Georgian authorities draw serious attention to the development of tourism in the country. As noted by the Prime Minister Nika Gilauri on September 11at a meeting in Batumi, after 8 months of 2009/2010, tourists arrivals grew by 34% and made up 1 350 000 people.

However, the authorities are obviously concerned about the state of affairs in the deployment of such a flow of tourists, and take a number of immediate measures to remedy the situation. Thus, President Mikheil Saakashvili made a revolutionary proposal for businessmen to provide free of charge land in Kobuleti pine forest to build 27 tourist complexes. He also promised to build all the necessary communications for free, finance the architectural project works, and finally provide a five-year tax exemptions for those entrepreneurs who will do it before September 1 of next year. Note that policies to promote tourism in Georgia are conducted by the authorities of the country for many years. The President also drew attention to the significant increase in investment in the hotel business in Tbilisi. Thus, according to him, the hotel "Kempinski", which is being constructed in Tbilisi, at the site of the former Institute of Marxism-Leninism, will be one of the best in all East Europe. Completion of hotel construction is planned to be in 2012 and is implemented by United Arab Emirates - based Abu Dhabi Group. It is interesting to note that last year, during excavation works on the construction site of the hotel, a secret Stalin's prison was discovered, about which no one had been informed before. According to Dr. Timothy Blauvelt, (a political scientist who teaches a course on Soviet history at Tbilisi State University ), during the construction of the institute in 1930, Lavrenty Beria almost every day visited the construction site ... Now it is clear why...