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NTA and the United Motorcoach Association select Atlanta for 2016 trade...

LEXINGTON, Kentucky & ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - NTA and the United Motorcoach Association have selected Atlanta as the 2016 site of Travel Exchange, their combined trade and appointment show.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport still the busiest in the world

Atlanta's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world.

Georgia plane crash leaves 5 dead

A light jet aircraft that had landed at Thomson-McDuffie Regional Airport in Thomson, Georgia, ran off the end of the runway and crashed, leaving 5 people deade and 2 injured.

Are you a King? Perhaps a Prince!

It does not matter if you are wearing flip flops, J Crew, or LV, all guests are treated like royalty at the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort, St. Simons Island, Georgia.

Pegasus Airlines expands flight network in Georgia and Ukraine

LONDON, England - Pegasus Airlines extends its flight network to 57 destinations worldwide, with its second destination in Georgia: the Black Sea coastal town of Batumi; and Lviv, Pegasus’ third Ukr

Georgian President: Russian Foreign Minister advertising Georgia well

By advising its citizens not to travel to Georgia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is in fact advertising Georgia and deserves “a tourist agent’s salary” from Tbilisi, President Saakashvi

Air Astana launches new services to Russia, Georgia

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s principal airline, is launching new services from Almaty to Tbilisi, capital of Georgia and Samara in southern Russia today.

Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel wins the Best New Hotel Award

BRUSSELS - Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi has won the award of The Best New Hotel in Central Asia and Turkey presented by the CATHIC (Central Asia and Turkey Hotel Investment Conference).

Georgia tourism braces for backlash from new immigration bill

True to its official state song, Georgia is on the mind of many people these days but not for the reasons the state's tourism industry might be hoping for.

Destination news: Georgia to protect Black Sea beaches at Batumi

TBILISI - Georgian authorities on Saturday decided to impose fines on those who pollute the country's Black Sea beaches at Batumi, a long-time tourist resort.

Cave tourism in Georgia threatens to destroy quiet way of life...

Vardzia, Georgia - In an isolated mountain valley on the southern edge of the former Soviet Union stands a cliff honey-combed with caves.

Georgian Airways is “unable to organize” 1st post-war flights to Russia

Moscow on Monday gave a Georgian airline permission to fly to Russia for the first time since the two countries fought a war last year, but Georgian Airways said the permission came too late to organi

Israel signs new aviation agreement with Georgia

Following the aviation crisis between Israel and Georgia that took place last week, renewal talks led to the signing of a new aviation agreement between the two countries.

Tourism professionals extend education

Kathy Witt has completed the second portion of a three-year professional development program that will lead to certification as a Tourism Marketing Professional (TMP).

Hemlockfest celebrates fifth anniversary

The Fifth Annual Hemlockfest Music Festival will be held November 6-8 at Starbridge Retreat near Dahlonega, Georgia.

The red carpet unfurls once again for Gone With the Wind...

Carreen O’Hara, Bonnie Blue Butler, Beau Wilkes, and Maybelle Merriweather will be returning to Scarlett O’Hara country on November 13 and 14, when the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum-Scarlett

New program promotes local small businesses

Roswell Businesses, the Roswell Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the City of Roswell are rolling out a new program to promote all the city has to offer.

Problems in Georgian tourism

Georgia was once famous for its tourist attractions, and tourism business became a priority for the country after the Rose Revolution and some steps in this direction were made.

One region, seven communities, hundreds of adventures

Somewhere just off scenic GA 400, an adventure awaits.

Get wet, get wild — you can even use your outside...

Have plans this weekend? Albany, Georgia wants you and your family to get wet and get wild this summer on a weekend getaway to an affordable adventure.

The Harley Owners Group (HOG) plans 2009 state rally in Helen,...

From August 27 to 29, the City of Helen, Georgia will host the Georgia State Harley Owners Group (aka HOG) rally.

Summer Family Fun Week at Forrest Hills Mountain Resort

Forrest Hills Mountain Resort is located in Dahlonega and situated on 140 acres in the north Georgia mountains.

Great balls of fire! Two southern belles on new Civil War...

Two of the south’s most famous belles — each of whom are connected to one of the world’s most beloved writers — are being feted this year in a special program.

Winter storm moving through Atlanta may affect travel

According to the National Weather Service, a powerful upper-level storm will track across central Alabama into Southern Georgia on Sunday, March 1 and Sunday night, March 2.

New airline to offer Atlanta-Athens flights

An airline new to Georgia plans to launch service Sept. 29 with flights to Atlanta from Macon and Athens.

Georgia’s Visitor Information Centers win international marketing award

ATLANTA, GA (September 3, 2008) – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Visitor Information Centers (VICs) were honored with an international marketing award for their Canadian

‘New Europe’ urges West to rethink Russian ties

WARSAW, Poland - They live in a historically battered region between West and East, the Rhine and the Volga, Berlin and Moscow.

Desperate Georgian town getting help from United Nations

Citing that it was responding to an urgent request from the Georgian government, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) last weekend had sent a truckload of food to the town of Gori.

Winners and losers after Georgia conflict

There are some clear winners and losers in the conflict over South Ossetia - and the crisis has shown the need for a fresh start in relations between Russia and the West.

Georgia will be on our minds

In Gori’s main square, which is dominated by a huge statue of Stalin, there’s a big hole in the concrete, blood stains on the pavement and burnt out cars on the road.