It informs The first channel of Georgia.
“Tourism is very important for us. Last year we received direct revenues from tourism in the amount of 3 billion 500 million dollars. This year we expect even more. We work in other markets. We want to attract more tourists to the country,” said Garibashvili.
The Prime Minister talked about his successful visit to the second largest economy in the world – China.
“One of our main interests is strengthening trade and economic relations with China, attracting more investments from China and increasing the number of tourists to Georgia. We have decided to introduce a visa-free regime for Chinese citizens starting today,” Garibashvili said.
Today, September 11, the Prime Minister issued a corresponding order. He emphasized that visa-free travel will stimulate Chinese tourism and added that there are direct flights to Georgia.
- In addition, for citizens of Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia and other countries with a visa-free regime, the rules for entering the EU will change in 2024 – they will be required to issue an electronic permit.