Georgia’s Black Sea region of Adjara attracted 1,931,179 international travellers in 2018, 14.7% more compared to 2017, announces the Department of Tourism and Resorts of Adjara Autonomous Republic.
The countries with the most significant increase were:
Head of the Tourism Department of Adjara Sulkhan Ghlonti said that almost two million international travellers is an unprecedented number for the region.
He said that to achieve this goal the tourism department of Adjara actively promoteed the region among international travellers through different platforms such as the BBC, Euronews, CNN and Deutsche Welle.
Batumi, the capital of the Adjara region, is already on a number of lists of the most interesting places to visit in 2019, including the publication the New York Times.
Batumi is also one of Airbnb’s top 19 trending destinations for 2019.