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Georgia

Georgia, Eastern Europe

Georgia is a beautiful sovereign state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located on the coast of the Black Sea, it is bounded to the north and northeast by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan.

The team assisted the Georgia National Investment Administration (GNIA), Ministry of Agriculture and the Georgia National Tourism Administration (GNTA) in conducting familiarization tours for their efforts to promote Georgia as tourist destination along with promoting the Georgian culture, cuisine and Wines in the Indian Sub Continent

The team organized a familiarization tour comprising of the following members, carefully selected from the Indian Print Media and Experts in the field of Culinary and Wines. The Familiarization tour which was conducted between the 21st June’12 and 29th June’12 covered the cities of Tbilisi, Batumi and Kakheti apart from interactions with various Government delegates, industry heads etc.

Participants of the familiarization tour

  • Harpal Singh Sokhi  – Culinary Expert & Co-ordinator
  • Anil Dharker  – Writer Times of India and Freelance
  • Amelia Fernandes  – Writer Times of India
  • Irene Fernandes   – Writer Times Group Publications
  • N. Raghuraman  – Writer Dainik Bhaskar & 63 Publications
  • Bhisham Mansukhani   – Wine writer for various publications
  • Nitin Nagrale  – Director of Procurement Sofitel Hotels & President of All India Hotel Purchase Managers Association
  • Anup Bhatia   – Country Head of TONIA Distilleries, Goa Sales & marketing and Wine Portfolio Management
  • Shatbi Basu  – Mixologist
  • Vivek Ratnani  – Master Chef
  • Vriddhi Naik  – Show Host & Anchor

As a follow of to the fam tour and in our bid to reciprocate and support the Georgian Government in its promotional venture, various articles, television shows were conducted some of which are

  • N Raghuraman’s Article – Gujarati  (  Click Here to Download )
  • Amy Fernandes’s Article  (  Click Here to Download )
 

 Promotional ventures for Georgia

  • Harpal Singh Sokhi’s promotions on you tube