Project name

Funding organization
and budget

Brief description of
the project

Implementation time

“Ensuring the sustainability of the Ktsia-Tabatskuri protected area through the development of ecotourism products in the local community”

UNDP

 

63 000 GEL

Exploring ecotourism products in the protected area of ​​Ktsia-Tabatskuri, studying tourism resources with the involvement of the local community and creating a tourist route based on sustainable tourism principles.

Training of bird watching guides

Dai Global Georgia, USAID,

 

69,690 GEL

Development of bird watching training module for guides living in Ajara region. Conducting theoretical and practical trainings based on this. Providing guides with appropriate equipment.

Designing and arranging a hiking route in the biosphere reserve

Rec Caucasus

 

17,000 GEL

Identification, design and arrangement of a 2 km walking path in the territory of the Dedofliskaro Biosphere Reserve, in the vicinity of the village of Arkhiloskalo, in compliance with ecotourism principles.

Providing trainings on the topic – “Rural tourism and features of tourist services in rural areas”

National Tourism Administration of Georgia

49840 GEL

Creation of training modules on topics related to rural tourism in 14 municipalities of Georgia and conducting them for 280 beneficiaries.

Development of Tskaltubo resort development plan – tourism component

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, Bau Design LLC

35,000 GEL

Developing a long-term tourism development plan for Tskaltubo resort, which involves identifying existing tourism resources and service providers and considering the development of all possible tourism products.

Sustainable development of Aragvi communities

“People in need”

 

10,000 GEL

Provision of trainings, consultations, branding needs research, skill development and study visits for beneficiaries living in the villages surrounding the Aragvi Protected Landscape.

Sustainable development of Aragvi communities

“People in need”

 

10,000 GEL

Provision of trainings, consultations, branding needs research, skill development and study visits for beneficiaries living in the villages surrounding the Aragvi Protected Landscape.

Hiking trails in the protected area of ​​Kintrish

Complete design of feasibility study and path layout

Cost accounting documentation preparation service

Protected Areas Agency, UNDP

 

 

7 000 GEL

Identification of hiking routes in the protected area of ​​Kintrish, field research, design of routes, preparation of marking project and preparation of cost accounting documentation for each route

In Chirukh mountain (Shuakhevi municipality) distinctive, characteristic, unique and

Creating a different tourist product and infrastructure.

Tourist products development agency, art studio project.

 

29,500 GEL

Creating 9 different ideas for creating an innovative and different tourist product on Chirukh Mountain, located in the territory of Shuakhevi Municipality. Preparing a management plan for a successful idea. Participation in the final design of the tourist product

Creation of biosphere reserve in Dedoplistskaro municipality

Caucasus Regional Environmental Protection Center

 

13 000

Evaluation of the possibility of creating a biosphere reserve in the territory of the Dedofliskaro municipality. Investigating the resources of the municipality, communicating with the local community, taking into account the opinions of the interested parties, formulating the concept of creating a biosphere reserve

Tracing hiking trails in Borjom-Kharagauli National Park

CNF, Protected Areas Agency.

 

75,000 GEL

Researching, designing, preparing a marking project for five pre-selected hiking routes in the Abastumni area of ​​the Borjom-Kharagauli National Park. Preparation of project-cost document for each route

Aragvi Protected Landscape Tourism Value Chain Assessment

People in need

 

15,000 GEL

Providing individual consultations to the beneficiaries living in the villages surrounding the protected landscape of Aragvi. Preparation of recommendation packages.

Baseline assessment of the field of tourism for the development of mining tourism

Austrian cooperation for development.

 

90,000 GEL

Research and evaluation of basic tourist information on the municipalities of Mestia, Oni, Ambrolauri, Lentekhi, Tsageri, Tkibuli, Chiaturi and Sachkheri, through camera and field work. Determination of the most priority tourism destinations for each municipality and tourist cluster according to the obtained material

Development of the technical and economic rationale for the development of the resort Besumi

 

Ministry of Economy of A/R of Adjara, art studio-project.

 

25,000 GEL

Cameral and field study of the tourist potential of Besumi resort. Determining the possibilities of development of tourist products at the resort based on the existing resources. Development of the concept of Beshumi as a resort of four seasons.

Development of tourism product based on community initiative in Mdianre Black Water Valley

USAID, EWMI ACCESS;

 

45,000 GEL

The project involves the development of sustainable ecotourism services in communities adjacent to Borjom-Kharaguli National Park in Kharaguli Municipality.

Compilation of the planning document of the ethno-village of Machakhela

Ministry of Economy of A/R of Adjara, art studio-project.

 

29,000 GEL

The goal of the project is to determine the main directions of the vision of the spatial development of tourism based on the situational analysis of the Machakhli valley

Fifth International Conference of European Ecotourism

WWF, GIZ, TJS, KFW, Ilyauni, National Tourism Administration, Tbilisi City Hall;

200,000 GEL

International European Ecotourism Conference brings together authoritative experts in ecotourism who share their experiences on ecotourism with each other

Arrangement of wine tourism hiking route in Machakheli valley

United Nations (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF);

6 000 GEL

The project aims to arrange a small infrastructure of wine tourism walking route in Machakheli valley. Marking the route, cleaning and beautifying the path.

Study of Pankisi Valley hiking routes

National Tourism Administration of Georgia

 

45,000 GEL

Research of hiking routes in the Pankisi valley, communication with the local community, description of remarkable objects and preparation of a marking project;

Study of Pankisi Valley hiking routes

National Tourism Administration of Georgia

 

45,000 GEL

Research of hiking routes in the Pankisi valley, communication with the local community, description of remarkable objects and preparation of a marking project;

Adventure Tourism Guide Training Program

USAID ZRDA

79 977 GEL

 

 

 

The project aims to train adventure tourism guides in the target regions (Samtskhe-Javakheti, Akhmeta, Samegrelo), namely: hiking guide, canyoning guide, rafting guide, diving guide.

Turtle Lake – Mtatsminda route exploration and small infrastructure arrangement

Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC)

17,000 GEL

Within the scope of the project, the research of the step route connecting Kus Lake and Mtatsminda was carried out. As a result of the research, marking of the route and the arrangement of small infrastructure (picnic, rest areas) works.

Development of wine tourism in Machakheli valley

United Nations (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF);

25,000 GEL

The project aims to strengthen the skills of the local population in terms of the development of wine tourism.

Research of hiking and hiking routes in Shida and Kvemo Kartli regions;

National Tourism Administration of Georgia

 

114,000 GEL

Research of potential tourist routes, description of local communities, remarkable objects and preparation of a marking project;

Development of the tourism industry in the Kakheti region through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and the involvement of young people;

World Bank Youth Fund;

 

33,800 GEL

The project aimed to improve the use of ICT technologies and the use of e-marketing channels in the tourism sector. To train students (TOTs) in the mentioned direction in three municipalities of Kakheti to conduct trainings and individual works;

Free Lessons Module – Discover Georgia

Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC)

5000 GEL

Within the framework of the project, a module of free lessons “Discover Georgia” was developed for Georgian schools. During the lessons, students developed skills that will help them plan and create new ecotourism products.

Strengthening the capacity of local communities in Machakheli valley to provide tourist services;

United Nations (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF);

118,000 GEL

The project aimed to strengthen the skills of the local population, create new tourism products and increase awareness of the valley;

Electronic map of tourist routes of Georgia

Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC)

5000 GEL

The project meant finding and analyzing current and implemented tourism projects by the non-governmental, governmental and private sectors, creating a unified database of tourist routes and facilities,

Placing systematized data on a single electronic map.

Research of mountain-pedestrian routes in Guria region

National Tourism Administration of Georgia

45,000 GEL

To study the tourist potential of the Guria region, to identify tourist routes and to create a project for marking the explored routes

Initiation of mobile professional center in Mestia Municipality

Professional College “Tetnuld”

46,000 GEL

Identifying local tourism service providers in four communities of Mestia Municipality and conducting training for them in terms of professional development

Vine nursery in Samegrelo

self-financed

 

with the support of AAP “Agro”

Martvili municipality village. The association bought a plot of land in Targameuli and in the spring of 2014, about 1,500 ojalesh saplings were planted on it. On the basis of which, in the future, a nursery will be organized and unique varieties of Megrelian vines will spread throughout Samegrelo.

Educational and cognitive project for school students

Near the Cervantes Gymnasium

On the basis of the memorandum of mutual cooperation

Research of the tourist potential of the surroundings of Tbilisi by school students and creation of new ecotourism routes as a result of the research

Creation of tourist information base of regions of Georgia

self-financed

Preparation of the tourist information base of the regions of Georgia about natural monuments, cultural monuments, resorts and other types of tourist services.

Study of tourism potential of Shida and Kvemo Kartli

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

44,000 GEL

Description, inventory of all tourist attractions in the region of Shida and Kvemo Kartli, evaluation of the tourist potential of specific objects

Study of tourism potential of Shida and Kvemo Kartli

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

44,000 GEL

Description, inventory of all tourist attractions in the region of Shida and Kvemo Kartli, evaluation of the tourist potential of specific objects

A study of the tourist potential of Adjara

 

Department of Resorts and Tourism of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara

 

10,000 GEL

To study the tourist potential of Adjara, to identify tourist routes and to create a project for marking the explored routes

Research of the agro-tourism potential of Tbilisi surroundings

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

17,000 GEL

Description and analysis of all agricultural farms potentially interesting for tourism in the surroundings of Tbilisi

Study of tourism potential in Dedoflistskaro, identification of routes and creation of a marking project for these routes

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

22,000 GEL

Study of tourism potential of Dedofliskaro municipality, identification of tourist routes and creation of a project for marking these routes.

Research of agro-tourism potential in Guria region

 

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

17,000 GEL

Description and analysis of all agricultural farms potentially interesting for tourism in all municipalities of the Guria region

Study of hiking routes in Mtiani Samegrelo

 

 

 

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

6,500 GEL

Research of pre-selected hiking and hiking routes in the mountainous Samegrelo area and preparation of a marking project based on the collected materials.

Georgian wine map

Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects LLC

 

2000 GEL

A wine map of Georgia was created, the wine cellars and enterprises in Georgia, distribution areas of grape varieties and many other information necessary for people interested in wine tourism were also marked on the map.

Nature trails

 

German International Society GIZ and Ilia State University

 

67,000 GEL

Several touristic-cognitive routes were organized in the surroundings of Tbilisi, the purpose of which is to help students interested in learning about nature to independently conduct field research through a mobile application created within the project.

Adventure and info-tours in the museum-reserves of Georgia

 

National Agency for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Georgia

 

17,000 GEL

Promotion of outstanding museums-reserves of Georgia and introduction to the activities of the cultural heritage agency for invited guests in the direction of cooperation with society.

Svaneti hiking routes research

National Administration of Tourism of Georgia

 

15,000 GEL

Study of seven tourist hiking-hiking routes pre-selected in Mestia Municipality and preparation of a marking project for the routes based on the collected materials.

Extreme and eco-tourism potential research

 

LMC LLC

 

6000 GEL

Extreme and eco-tourism potential research, in order to develop mountain bike tours: in the Samtskhe Javakheti region, in the outskirts of Bakuriani, and in the Mtskheta Mtianeti region, in the outskirts of Gudauri.