Tbilisi Taxi Reform: Will It Work?

In the summer of 2019, Tbilisi City Hall came up with a new initiative...

Global Slowdown & Geopolitical Tensions May Affect Georgia’s Growth Expectations

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the third and fourth quarters of 2019...

Your Guest Is My Guest, or Why Tourism Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

The share of “transit tourists” (those who continue from Georgia to a neigbor country) in the total is not very high...

Georgian Wine Industry: Implications of a Russian Embargo

Russia has certain economic leverage over Georgia, as last year Georgian exports to Russia accounted...

Council of Europe Survey Shows Mixed Feelings about Georgia’s Prison Situation

Georgian prisons in 2014: “a high share of inmates per capita, density in...

Trump and the Batshit Lynch Mob

The bigoted bullies of American politics are gathering once again around...

Borjomi and Barbed Wire: Nothing Changes at the Latest Karasin-Abashidze Talks

The Karasin-Abashidze meeting has finally taken place in Prague. The meeting between...

TSU Student Protest Leads to Broader Movement

Central government involvement, lack of financial transparency and democratic...

Bottoms Up, the Elections are Coming: Odgen on The Scandal

Ishall not deceive my public and claim that I was surprised by this week’s...

Georgian President Appoints New Chief of National Bank

Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist Koba Gvenetadze...

Porta Batumi Tower to be Completed Summer, 2016

Construction of the multifunctional residential complex and hotel Porta Batumi Tower is scheduled to be completed in summer, 2016...

“Discover Georgia in your Village” Program Launches

Geo-Informational Tourism Center TravelGIS and travel company Discover Georgia are launching a large-scale...

The Daily Beast: The Walking Dead ISIS ‘Minister of War’

The daily Beast has published an article about the red-bearded...

Saakashvili Eyes National Role as Ukraine’s Political Crisis Intensifies

Amid a deepening political crisis in Ukraine, Georgia’s former president and current governor...