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Passenger traffic at Georgian airports down 7.3% in July

Passenger traffic at Georgian airports down 7.3% in July

Georgia’s five airports – three international (Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi) and two local (Mestia and Ambrolauri) – served 571,848 passengers in July 2019, which is a 7.3% decrease in comparison to last year, according to the …

Salvation of people in Batumi entrusted to drones

Salvation of people in Batumi entrusted to drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles - drones - will help rescuers on the beach in Batumi,  the emergency management service reports. It is reported that the technological innovation was introduced in 2019. Drones with a life preserver rescue …

British ship HMS ECHO enters Batumi

British ship HMS ECHO enters Batumi

The Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo arrived in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi today. The British Embassy to Georgia said the ship's visit further demonstrates “the ongoing strong and vibrant cooperation” …

Social workers go on strike in Georgia

Social workers go on strike in Georgia

A large-scale strike of Georgia’s social workers has been underway since the morning across the country. Protesters demand better working conditions in and more efficient and timely services from Georgia's Social Service …

Batumi nominated for World Travel Awards

Batumi nominated for World Travel Awards

Georgia’s resort town of Batumi has been nominated as Europe’s leading, growing tourist destination at the World Travel Awards. Sofia (Bulgaria), Matera (Italy), Bako (Azerbaijan), Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Kutna Hora (Czech …

Multimodal transit terminal opens in Georgia’s Batumi port

Multimodal transit terminal opens in Georgia’s Batumi port

A multimodal transit terminal has opened in Georgia’s Black Sea Batumi port today, the Georgian Ministry of Economy reported. The new logistics facility, located on two hectares of land, was set up by the joint efforts of …

 U.S. military vessel Donald Cook docks in Batumi

U.S. military vessel Donald Cook docks in Batumi

U.S. military vessel Donald Cook has docked in Georgia's Batumi to participate in joint drills with the staff of the Georgian Coastal Guard Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. According to the Georgian …

Royal Navy survey ship enters Batumi

Royal Navy survey ship enters Batumi

HMS Echo, a multi-role hydrographic survey ship commissioned by the Royal Navy, has entered Batumi Sea Port today. With the visit of HMS ECHO the UK is expressing support for security in the Black Sea region, the government of the …

 More than 10 shops burn down in Batumi

More than 10 shops burn down in Batumi

More than ten stores were burnt in a big shopping center in Georgia's Black Sea coastal city of Batumi due to the extensive fire which left a total of 560 square meters burnt, the Georgian Emergency Situations Management Service …

Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.  Dozens of houses have been flooded in the coastal town of Batumi, with several residents using surfboards on the streets to move. …

Batumi receives title of European City of Sport

Batumi receives title of European City of Sport

Georgia’s Batumi has become the first municipality in the country to receive the title of European City of Sport, giving the location more international exposure ahead of the international competitions it is set to host next year. …

Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

A South American sea lion has given birth to a cub in the Batumi Dolphinarium, the institution has announced. A female sea lion named Mari (12 years old) and male sea lion Pedro (13 years old) are the new parents of a five kg male …

Georgia Railway adds Tbilisi-Batumi routes in summer

Georgia Railway adds Tbilisi-Batumi routes in summer

Georgian Railways said that more passages will be scheduled from Tbilisi to Batumi in the summer, due to the hot season and the increased inflow of tourists. Five passages will take place on the Tbilisi-Batumi route from July 19. The …

Operation of Welmonde hotel in Batumi my be suspended

Operation of Welmonde hotel in Batumi my be suspended

Georgia's Emergency Management Service demands the suspension of the operations of the former Leogrand Hotel in the Black Sea town of Batumi which is now operating as Welmonde Hotel and Casino. Specialists carried out a …

Foreign child beaten to death in Batumi

Foreign child beaten to death in Batumi

A 4-year-old child was beaten to death in Batumi, the press service of Georgia's  Ministry of Internal Affairs said. The tragic case happened on June 13. It is known that the child was beaten by a person familiar with …

Turkish Navy vessels enter Batumi Port

Turkish Navy vessels enter Batumi Port

Two vessels of the Turkish Navy have entered Batumi port today.  They will participate in the Sea Star 2018 maritime exercises together with Georgian Coast Guard units, InterPressNews reported yesterday. …