don’t know why the Georgian authorities hinder bringing tourists from India. Nobody explains to us.
Neither agencies working in India and the Middle East, nor the tourists understand
why they are insulted on the Georgian border. They leave Georgia humiliated and
do not even want to arrive here agian, ” Ia Gedevanishvili, director at CHECK IN TRAVEL, says.
no explanation why the citizens of these
countries get online visas but are not allowed into the country.
bring a certain number of tourists from the
countries whose citizens don’t want to
come to Georgia. Here the state should support us and simplify procedures especially in the
current situation when the country is losing hundreds of thousands of Russian
tourists, ”she said.
Ia Gedevanishvili believes if the problems are solved, the number of tourists from
India and the Middle East countries might
increase by 50-70% even this month as the Indians are not Europeans, they do not
plan tours in advance and can make decisions very quickly.
already had a group of 230 people from India who are ready to come, but they
need guarantees that they will be allowed into the country. We have no
reasonable arguments why our authorities
do not want to solve the problem,” she notes.
to the Ministry of the Interior, in 3 months of 2019 a total of 1 198 Indian citizens were not allowed into