Ten Georgian tourism agencies were took part among more than 9 000 companies from 169 countries at the FITUR 2015, International Tourism Fair in Madrid. For Georgia it is the eighth year of participation in the exhibition.
9,107 companies and more than 200,000 visitors from around the world were presented at the World's biggest tourism fair.
Spain is one of the target markets for Georgia. To compare visitors statistics in 2013, tourist arrivals from Spain to Georgia increased by 14 percent in 2014.
Within the international tourism fair Head of Georgia’s Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze met with Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Taleb Rifai. At the meeting the pairs discussed cooperation issues between Georgia and the World Tourism Organisation.
"I was in Georgia three times, but even ten is not enough. At the small territories the mountains, the sea and diverse relief are gathered. But your nation is unique, everyone is ready to talk with you and treat you with great hospitality,” Taleb Rifai said.
FITUR International Tourism Trade Fair held in Madrid from January 28 to February 1.