“We installed devices at all entrances to count the number of visitors that showed that this figure was 70%. In theory, sales should have dropped by the same amount, but in reality the decline in sales was only 10-20% that can be explained by the arrival of tourists. Our center is visited by a lot of tourists as we are located in the very center of Tbilisi, this segment is extremely important for us. The number of tourists has grown very slightly compared to 2019, but it has positively affected the sales, ”he notes.
the recovery of the tourism industry, the number of buyers will increase.
“Despite the pandemic, we are attracting new brands that are not yet present in Georgia. Taking into account the situation in the world, we will manage to bring new brands at the beginning of 2022,” Nika Tsintsadze says.
He adds that the center has avoided the mass withdrawal of stores - only 2-3 stores have stopped operating that has not affected the situation.