The number of visitors increased by 73, 35 % in the tourism informational centers19 July 2016
The number of the visitors in the tourism informational centers is increased by 73, 75%. According to the data of the first two quarters of 2016 (January – June) the informational centers of the Tourism Products Development Agency was visited by 21 518 visitors, among them Russian, Polish, Ukrainian and Jewish tourists. Most of them are interested in the tourism products of the high-mountainous Ajara and ecotourism. The visitors can get detailed information about the specific route, take brochures and maps as well as purchase the tours in the tourism informational centers.
This year the Tourism Products Development Agency of the Department of Tourism has offered the updated maps, guides and services to the visitors of the tourism informational centers. Among them are the new tourism routes - Mirveti bike route, Matchakhela historical – cultural route, Khikhani adventurous route, also the wine and gastronomic routes of Keda and Shuakhevi. It will available to purchase the items and souvenirs of the local production and characteristic to the different municipalities of Ajara in the tourism informational centers from the next week, such as the souvenir of Matchakhela historical gun, honey from Mtirala National Park and Botanical Garden, jams cooked in keda, Pelamushi, etc.
The Tourism Products Development Agency has got 8 tourism informational centers within the regions; one more will be opened in Batumi Central soon. The service of the informational centers is very important for such active city that can be proved by the increasing number of visitors in the centers. The hotline of the centers is following: 577 90 90 93 (91), you can receive any kind of information regarding tourism by calling on it.