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Where do tourists get information on Georgia?

By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, August 25
Georgia's Tourism Department conducted a special research project. The results showed that interest in Georgia has increased due to TV advertising. However the major source of information about Georgia remains the same tales from friends and relatives. The research found that holiday makers have different sources for information about Georgia. Friends and relatives 61 percent, Internet 11 percent, media 2.5 percent, tourist agencies 1.9 percent, tourist exhibitions and faires 0.7 percent. The research also revealed the kinds of information tourists need the most. Information about mountain resorts 29 percent, information about seaside resorts 27 percent, information about two-days tours 20 percent. Finally, some Georgian tourists ask for information on resorts abroad.