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Russia warns tourists about travel to Abkhazia

It followed the release of a man convicted of raping a Russian tourist in 2019.

Russia warns tourists about travel to Abkhazia

It followed the release of a man convicted of raping a Russian tourist in 2019.

Abkhazian Interior Minister orders police to stop extorting tourists

The announcement marks the latest in an ongoing drive to stop traffic police taking bribes from tourists.

Abkhazian Interior Minister orders police to stop extorting tourists

The announcement marks the latest in an ongoing drive to stop traffic police taking bribes from tourists.

Abkhazia goes all-in for tourism in 2022

Many fear that the current tourism infrastructure might buckle under the strain of what promises to be a record-breaking year.

Abkhazia goes all-in for tourism in 2022

By Marianna Kotova

Many fear that the current tourism infrastructure might buckle under the strain of what promises to be a record-breaking year.

‘Serious blow to Georgian studies’: government under fire for denying entry to British scholar

Scholars and rights advocates have scrambled to hold the government to account after a Tehran-born British researcher was denied entry to Georgia. 

‘Serious blow to Georgian studies’: government under fire for denying entry to British scholar

Scholars and rights advocates have scrambled to hold the government to account after a Tehran-born British researcher was denied entry to Georgia. 

Georgia denies entry to British woman ‘because of her birthplace’

The incident corroborates testimonies of racial profiling at Georgian border control points.

Georgia denies entry to British woman ‘because of her birthplace’

The incident corroborates testimonies of racial profiling at Georgian border control points.

Abkhazia is preparing for a tourist bonanza

The authorities expect record numbers of visitors, but some fear that Abkhazia’s infrastructure might buckle. 

Abkhazia is preparing for a tourist bonanza

By Marianna Kotova

The authorities expect record numbers of visitors, but some fear that Abkhazia’s infrastructure might buckle. 

In pictures | Borjomi’s year-long winter

Residents of the legendary spa town have banded together to try to survive the disappearance of the summer tourism boom.

In pictures | Borjomi’s year-long winter

Residents of the legendary spa town have banded together to try to survive the disappearance of the summer tourism boom.

Minibus crash leaves 17 dead on Georgia’s Shatili road

Three people remain in critical condition after the bus carrying tourists fell from a cliff on the mountain road.

Minibus crash leaves 17 dead on Georgia’s Shatili road

Three people remain in critical condition after the bus carrying tourists fell from a cliff on the mountain road.

Georgia plans corona-safe ‘tourist zones’

The country has announced it will create ‘safe travel destinations’ for tourists as international travel is set to resume on 1 July.

Georgia plans corona-safe ‘tourist zones’

The country has announced it will create ‘safe travel destinations’ for tourists as international travel is set to resume on 1 July.

In pictures | Life under quarantine in Gyumri

Hopes for a bumper tourist season in Armenia’s second-largest city have been put on hold by the coronavirus pandemic.

In pictures | Life under quarantine in Gyumri

Hopes for a bumper tourist season in Armenia’s second-largest city have been put on hold by the coronavirus pandemic.