Georgia has become the ‘Discovery of the year’ in the National Geographic Traveller Awards 2016.
Georgia was also among the top tourist destinations and was praised for its culinary tours.
The official website of the Russian-language version of the National Geographic magazine started online voting for revealing the top touristic destinations of the year from September 8 to November 6, 2016.
In total 23 nominations were submitted of which Georgia won one – ‘Discovery of the Year’. 18 percent of the voters voted for Georgia in this category.
Meanwhile, Georgia took second place in the category ‘Best Culinary Tour’ where the country was supported by 17 percent of voters.
Photo: Giorgi Nikolava