The eastern European ski nation of Georgia has reported a 37% jump in skier numbers last season at its four leading ski areas, run by the Mountain Resort Development Company of Georgia.
The former Soviet Union ski destination of Gudauri was the most popular with a reported 276,634 visitors during 2016-2017 ski season.
The Mountain Resort Development Company of Georgia has also announced a partnership with TBC Bank which is investing in hands free ticketing and also on improved infrastructure at the new Kokhta-Mitarbi (Bakuriani) ski area which is reported to be the first ski area in Georgia to be developed as a ski-in, ski-out destination according to a five-year master development plan.
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