All tagged tourism

Growing Tourism Potential on the Albanian Coast

In the 1990s, Albania was not likely to be found on a list of top travel destinations. Having emerged from its hermetic dictatorship as the poorest country in Europe, it descended into violent anarchy by 1997. Nearly twenty years later, though, the situation is dramatically different.

A Peek into Georgia’s Marneuli District

Marneuli is the regional capital of Kvemo Kartli, an ethnic Azerbaijani-majority province in eastern Georgia, bordering Armenia and Azerbaijan. The population of Marneuli district is approximately 105,000. Kvemo Kartli was a major industrial area during the Soviet period, but the region saw acute deindustrialization after Georgia gained independence and fell into political and civil strife in the 1990s.