11 people dead in hotel fire in Batumi

By | November 25th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–11 people are confirmed dead, and an unknown number injured in a massive fire Friday night at a five-star hotel in Batumi which is hosting the Miss Georgia contest. More than a hundred firefighters and other personnel scrambled to the Leogrand Hotel & Casino […]

Foreign tourists spend 450 laris a day in Adjara

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A new report shows that foreign tourists spend 450 laris a day in Adjara, a Black Sea region of Georgia heavily reliant on tourism. Over a thousand tourists were asked about their stay as they left the country, and the results draws a picture […]

16 rescued from sea during the storm: MIA

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , , |

(Facebook) TBILISI, DFWatch–16 people, among them several foreign tourists, have been rescued in Adjara after a strong storm hit the Black Sea coast of Georgia on Sunday, according to a statement by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The rain lasted several hours, flooding […]

Batumi will accumulate trillions of dollars: PM

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–During the opening ceremony of the international conference ‘Georgia’s European Way’ in Batumi, prime minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili declared that ‘trillions of dollars’ will be accumulated in the city as a result of trade between Europe and China. […]