Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Degree:

2002 – Doctor of Economics – Thesis on „Current State of Tourism and its Developmental Perspectives in Georgia“(Diploma #003237)

 

Diploma:

2006 – „Gender Analysis of Legislation“ UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA Diploma)

2006 –International Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, Specialty of Tourism Market and Management, ABE Advanced Diploma – Williams College; London, UK (Diploma #M608M5844)

1999 –UNWTO Practicum, „Policy and Strategies of the International Tourism Development“ (Madrid, Spain) (UNWTO Diploma)

1988 – „International Business“, Center of Social Management under the Council of Ministers of Republic of Georgia (Diploma # 12940)

1982 – Georgian Polytechnic Institute, Department of Cinematography, Operator/Producer of Documentary and Technical Films (Diploma #0667)

1981 – Georgian Polytechnic Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, specialty of a mechanical engineer (Diploma #190316)

 

Certificate:

2017 – Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA), Open Society Georgia Foundation and the Romanian Centre for European Policies, Tbilisi, Georgia

2017 – “Course on expert competence of fair behavior in Tourism through learning by doing method at Tourest” ICC, International Chamber of Commerce, Tallinn, Estonia

2017 – Training Program in Public Speaking”, International Federation of Language Teaching Association, Multilingual Assassination of Georgia, Georgian Technical University, Multilingual Association of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2016 – Training Program aimed at developing capacities in the fields of Professional education and labor market”, UNDP, Georgian Employers Association, Tbilisi, Georgia

2016 – “Training for trainers” course on “Public Participation and Engagement” in the project of „Civil Service in Georgia: Advancement of Good Governance and Political Governance and Civil Engagement for Georgian Civil Service“, PRAXIS Academy, Center of Politic Studies, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 – “Training Program in Teaching Strategies (Knowledge Representation)”, International Federation of Language Teaching Association, Georgian Technical University, Multilingual Association of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 – “Training Program in Teaching Strategies (Effective Communication Strategies, Communication Management)”, International Federation of Language Teaching Association, Georgian Technical University, Multilingual Association of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 – Training Course „Civil Service in Georgia: Advancement of Good Governance and Political Governance and Civil Engagement for Georgიan Civil Service“, PRAXIS Academy, Center of Politic Studies, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 – Training Course “Contractual Arrangements in Tourism Management”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH « Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Management Accounting and Finance-Hospitality Management”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH « Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Food-Beverage management”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH « Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Revenue-Yield Management”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona , «LMPH « Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,   Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Hospitality Facilities and Design”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona , «LMPH « Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,   Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course  “Event Management”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Management of Tourism New Products”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Hospitality and Tourism Economics”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,   Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Strategic Management”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Corporate organizational Behavior and Personal”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Tourism Transport”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Teamwork and Leadership”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Customer Relations for Tourism”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Planning and Opening Tourist Accommodation”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,  Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Managerial Accounting and Finance”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR»,   Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Negotiation Techniques”, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Hospitality management 1”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona , «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Hospitality management 2”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona  , «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Library Research”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona  , «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015 – Training Course “Language Applied Formation”,  Tourism Faculty of University of Girona, «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015– Training Course “Project Management”, Tourism Faculty of University of Girona  , «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Giorona, Spain

2015 – Processus de Bologne Project Tuning, Licence et Master, Supplement au Diplome, Poles d’excellence, Methodologie de siffusion.  «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR» 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia

2014 – Processus de Bologne Project Tuning, Licence et Master, Supplement au Diplome, Poles d’excellence, Methodologie de siffusion.  «LMPH «Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR», Tbilisi, Georgia

2014 – International Seminar – „LMPH «“Licence Masters professionnels en management des activités hôtelières pour le développement de l’industrie touristique en Géorgie, Azerbaïdjan et Moldavie № 544191 Tempus 1-2013-1-PT JPCR“, Thonon-les-Bains, France

2013 – “Modern technologies of teaching in higher education institutions”, Georgian-European Academy, Tbilisi, Georgia

2012 4TUNE, “Tourism Management System for Tour Operators”; Tbilisi

2009 – „Training for Trainers – Hotel Management“, Joint Course of CESO (Canada) and Publishing and Training Centre of Hospitality Industry (Georgia); Tbilisi

2009 – „Tourism“, Joint Course of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Research Centre; Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo

2009 – „Social Economics“, Joint Special Course of the Parliament of Georgia and UNICEF; Tbilisi

2008„Globalization, State Policy, Innovation Policy“, International Center of Social Research and Political Analysis (ICSRPA); Tbilisi

2006 – „General English (Intermediate, Upper Intermediate)“, Scott’s College; London, UK

2005 – „Training for Trainers“ – Training organization and management (FRDL – Association of Local Self-governmental officers of Poland, SATMA – Association of Local Self-governmental officers of Georgia); Tbilisi

2005 – „Business etiquette“, Joint Course of the Parliament of Georgia and UNDP; Tbilisi

2005– „Public Relations“, Joint Course of the Parliament of Georgia and UNDP; Tbilisi

2005 – „Personnel Management“, Joint Course of the Parliament of Georgia and UNDP; Tbilisi

2004 – „Management“, Joint Course of the Parliament of Georgia and UNDP; Tbilisi

2004– „Office work“, Joint Course of the Parliament of Georgia and UNDP; Tbilisi

2004 – „Modern Tourism Trends“; UNWTO , UN World Tourism Organization; Tbilisi

2003 – „Protected Areas Management and Development of Eco-Tourism in the South Caucasian Region“, (InWEnt, Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH) BMZ Georgia Germany; Tbilisi

2003 – „Project Cycle Management and Realization“ GTZ, CTC Training and Consultation Centre, Tbilisi

2002 – „Project Cycle Management“, GTZ, CTC Training and Consultation Centre, Tbilisi

1995-1996 – „General English Courses“, British Council; Dubai, UAE

 

Work Experience

2012-2013 – The University of Georgia, School of Economics, Business and Administration, Head of tourism Department, Associated Professor

2011 to present – Georgian Technical University, Business-Engineering Faculty, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Full Professor

2009 – 2010 – Ilia State University, Center of Tourism Management, Professor

2006-2007 –Tbilisi State University of Theater and Cinema, Leader of a Programm Tourism Organization and Management, Full Professor

2004 to present – Registered Union „Publications and Training Center of Hospitality Industry“– President.

2001-2006 – The State University of Culture and Art of Georgia, Department of Tourism Organization and Management, Faculty of Culture, Head of the Department, Professor

2000 – to present – Parliament of Georgia, Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee, Leading Specialist

2000-2001 – Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University, Department of International Business, a teacher

1998-2000 – Department of Tourism and Resorts of Tbilisi Municipality, Deputy Chairperson

1997-1998 – Ministry of Industry of Georgia, Department of Relations with the International Organizations, Chairperson

1996-1997 – Georgian Society of Cultural Relationship with Compatriots Abroad, Deputy Chairman in the Technical Sector

1994-1996 – Company „GEORGIAN TRADING Co. LLC“ (UAE), Second Partner (Dubai, UAE)

1991-1994 – „Phoenix“ – Travel Company, President

 

Membership of the International Academy and Associations

2015 – to present Member of the Scientific Society of Economists

2011 – to present Corresponding Member of the Georgian Engineering Academy of Science

2009 – to present – True member of the International Tourism Academy (Diploma #307)

2001– 2009 – True member of the National Tourism Academy of Russia (Diploma # НАИТИ №009)

1999 to present – Member of WTO Alumni Association

 

Scientific Works: Text-book, Monographs, Dictionary,Guide-book:

2014 – “Tourism Economic Security”Translated and adapted from “Tourism Economic Security” by M. Birjakov

2014 – “The Tourism Industry: Transportation”, Translated and adapted from “The Tourism Industry: Transportation” by M. Birjakov

2012 – “Environment and Ecotourism Management”

2011„Tourism Economics and Policy“

2011 „The Tourism Business – Infrastructure, Management, Marketing“

2010 „Effects of the August 2008 War in Georgia on Tourism and Its Resources“, Book _ „Tourism, Progress and Peace“, chapter 9. Edited by I Kelly, University of Western Australia, Australia, O Moufakkir, Stenden University, Netherlands http://bookshop.cabi.org/default.aspx?site=191&page=2633&pid=2250

2008 „Tourism and Hospitality – Principles“

2007„Guide-book for tourists, Customs of local inhabitants and rules of relations with them (Vashlovani and Lagodekhi Protected Areas)“

2006„English-Georgian Explanatory Dictionary of Tourism Terms“

British Library Catalogue: http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/?func=full-set-set&set_number=109358&set_entry=000001&format=999

2004, 2008„Theory of Tourism“, Translated and adapted from „The introduction into Tourism“ by M. Birjakov

2004, 2008 „Tourism and Environmental Protection – Principles of Ecotourism“

British Library Catalogue: http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/851FU7I854CLVDH7ALV83ABQN1N7VGDGND3JN8V3U45NT2JP1L-28448?func=full-set-set&set_number=057438&set_entry=000002&format=999

2003„Tourism“

 

Articles:

2017 – “The State Tourism Policy Model of Georgia”, BSLab-SYDIC International Workshop, BOOK OF ABSTRACTS” – Model-based Governance for Smart Organizational Future”, Rome, Italy, pp. 159-164

http://bslab-symposium.net/BSLab-Sydic-2017/Book-Abstracts-BSLab-Sydic-2017-final.pdf

2017 – “Importance of education on the sustainable development of tourism in Georgia”, World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics, WOSC-2017 Congress “Science with and for Society: Contributions of Cybernetics and Systems”, University of Sapienza, Rome, Italy (Released for printing) http://wosc.co/2016/02/25/wosc-2017-congress-in-rome-italy/

2017 –Activities of international, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations conductive tourism policy”, Journal of “Social Economics”, (Released for printing) http://socialuri-economica.bpengi.com/

2017 – “Mechanisms and activities of the tourism policy in Georgia”, Journal of “Economics”, #2, pp., 96-106 http://socialuri-economica.bpengi.com/

2017 – Major world trends and directions in tourism”, Journal of “Economics”, #1, pp., 232-241 http://economics.bpengi.com/home/2016/11-12

2016 –Religious tourism and pilgrimage development trends in Georgia”, Kutaisi State University,. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and the University of Kutaisi IX International Conference “Christianity and the economy – Kutaisi -2016” Collection of papers, pp.68-73

2016 – “The concept of status behavior of tourists as motivation the demand for tourist products of the Georgian (Adjarian) Black Sea resorts, The fourth International Conference – IEC 2016, ,, national economic development models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “, the Technical University of quarterly and reviewing scientific journal” Business Engineering “, # 4, pp. 46-53 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SSllTWXIyLWR2ajA/view

2016 – “Legislative gaps of tourism in Georgia and solution ways”the fourth International Conference – IEC 2016, ,, national economic development models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “, the Technical University of quarterly and reviewing scientific journal” Business Engineering “, # 4, pp. 17-22 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SSllTWXIyLWR2ajA/view

2016 –“Defining company mission and social responsibility in business engineering”, Proceedings of the 4th Business Systems Laboratory International Symposium: “Governing Business Systems: Theories and Challenges for Systems Thinking in Practice”, Vilnius, Lituania, pp.180-185     http://bslab-symposium.net/wp-content/uploads/BSLab-Vilnius2016-e-book_of_Abstracts-v3.pdf  

2016 –„Tourist production and regional development“, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, RESPONSIBLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP VISION, DEVELOPMENT AND ETHICS, Bucharest, Romania,  pp. 184-196  http://iceird2016.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ICEIRD-2016-Conference-Program-Book-of-Abstracts1.pdf

2016 – “Importance of Regional Tourism Development of Georgia”, Collection of Technical University scientific Works # 2, 2016, p. 43-48    http://publishhouse.gtu.ge/storage/archit/65/pdf-1469106383RbLsdSwxxEus8FDQHUoBZQcQqC1YPbWG.pdf

2016 –Major Trends of the Tourism Development State Policy of Georgia“, Twenty fourth International Scientific Conference on Economic Policy on the subject Economic Policy in the EU Member States – 2016, The University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology and the consultation and publishing company Mattimar OÜ, Collection of Reports; (Released for printing)

2016 –”The main directions of the state policy of tourism development”, The Conference of Jiuli Shartava Georgian Policy Academy and Graduate School of Public Policy Management and Journal “Georgian policy”, (Released for printing)

2015 – “The role of innovation for the competitiveness of tourism in the Caucasus region,” Akaki Tsereteli State University the First International Conference, Collection of Reports: “The modern development of the legal and social issues – 2015”, p. 68-73 http://atsu.edu.ge/EJournal/BLSS/eJournal/Papers/Tourism/MetreveliMarina.pdf

2015 – „Prospects to improve the tourist market operation in Georgia“, STRATEGICA 2015 – International Academic Conference 3th edition, 29-31 October 2015, Global versus. Local, Bucharest, Romania, Proceedings, 353-362p. http://strategica-conference.ro/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Strategica-2015-Challenges-of- Integration-into-the-World-Economy.pdf

2015 – The Vision of Tourism Policy and the Development of Strategic Directions”, Georgian Technical University, The International Economic Conference – IEC 2015, The economic development models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “, Collection of Reports #3, p. 239-245 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SSVVwbllHSlVuYVk/view

2015 – “Tourism impact on the world economy”, the Technical University scientific Works # 4, pp 18-25. http://publishhouse.gtu.ge/storage/archit/24/pdf-1460102894-CiPcONWN2SHKDNBvJ55TLQRN3ZdpB3QF.pdf

2015 – “The role of religious tourism in the world economy”, Ivane Javakhishvili. Tbilisi State University VIII International scientific conference “Christianity and Economics – Batumi – 2015”, Collection of Reports, p. 68-73 http://dspace.nplg.gov.ge/bitstream/1234/105327/1/Qristianoba_Da_Ekonomika_2015.pdf

2015 – Georian Tourist Resources”, The National Academy & Center of Study of Productive Forces and Natural Resources of the Technical University, Book “Georgian Natural Resources”, Volume 2, pp. 793-873

2014 – Genesis of World Touristic Science, Collection of Reports of Kutaisi University, International Scientific-practical Conference “Economy, Tourism and Information Technology in Country’s Development: Challenges and Perspectives”, pp. 136-141     http://edu.aris.ge/news/qutaisis-universitetsi-saertasoriso-samecniero-praqtikuli-konferencia-gaimarta.html

2014 – The economicstatistical analysis and the priorities in Georgia at the present stage, Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University, International Scientific Conference “Globalization and Statistics”, Collection of Reports, pp. 57-68 https://www.tsu.ge/ge/faculties/economics/news/4lz_jCenhrjvx7Nlw/?p=1

2014 – Developmental Level of Georgian Tourism Market and Trends of its Sustainable Development“, Georgian technical University, Business – Engineering Faculty, Engineering Economics Department, Scientific – Research Center of Economic Development and its Legal Support, The 1th International Economic Conference – IEC 2014, „National Economic Development Models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow“, Collection of Reports, #3, pp. 241-247http://business-engineering.bpengi.com/home/2014/number-2014-03 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43Sa19oWGRHZ1pvOGM/view

2014 – „Prospects to improve the tourist market operation in Georgia“, International Conference: Georgian Tourism Summit of the Black Sea International University, Caucasus University and Amsterdam  University of  Applied sciences, Collection of  Reports, pp. 19-21 http://www.georgiasummit.com/files/Programme.pdf

2014 – “Strategic Directions of Tourism Development”, The 9th Silk Road International Conference on Business, Economics, International Relations and Education, Collection of Reports, pp. 85-87  http://silkroad.ibsu.edu.ge/previous/nineth/9th%20International%20Silk%20Road%20Conference.pdf

2014 – “Legislative base for cruise and sea transfers”,  Ist Regional Symposium Batumi State Sea Academy of Batumi, Cruise Tourism – World Experience and his Development Perspectives in Black Sea Region”, Collection of Reports,    Vol. IV, pp. 32-40    http://www.bsma.edu.ge/

2013 – “UNCERTAINTY IN AUDIT”, Collection of Reports «High technologies, basic research, finance» of 16th international scientific-practical conference “Fundamental and applied research, development and application of high technologies in industry and economy” of the Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences of Russia, state Hydro meteorological University of Russia, Institute of applied Research, technology and Economics, pp. 42-45  Saint-Petersburg, Russia  http://www.kon-ferenc.ru/konferenc92_10_13.html

2013 – Policy of economic security of tourist industry”, Collection of Reports: Kutaisi University, International Scientific-Practical conference “MODERN PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INFORMATIZATION: NEW CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES”, pp. 169-172  http://unik.edu.ge/index.php?mact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=495&cntnt01returnid=16

2013 – Model of Georgian Tourism Development Strategy“, Collection of Reports: Georgian technical University, Business – Engineering Faculty, Engineering Economics Department, Scientific – Research Center of Economic Development and its Legal Support, The 1th International Economic Conference – IEC 2013, „National Economic Development Models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow“, pp. 57-60  http://business-engineering.bpengi.com/home/2013/number-2013-04

2013 – Agrotourism – a priority trend of a sustainable development of agriculture”, Collection of Reports: Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University, II International   Scientific-Practical   Conference: Bioeconomy and Sustainable Development of Agriculture, 330-334  http://ispc.tsu.ge/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52:2013-04-10-15-38-39&catid=34:home&Itemid=70&lang=ka

2013 – “MICE tourism in the modern trends of the world and of tourism”, Collection of Reports:  Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University P. TAVADZE of Professor George Papava birth I -90 anniversary of scientific-practical conference: the post-communist countries, the economies of the urgent problems of the modern stage, pp. 414-420      http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/sxvadasxva/konferenciis_krebuli/Konf.2013_sul_bolo.pdf

2013 – Innovative directions of safety protection in tourism, Collection of Reports: Tourism Faculty of Shota Rustaveli State University, IV International Scientific-Practical Conference, „Inovation in Tourism: Economics and Business“, pp. 112-118 http://old.bsu.edu.ge/tourism-conference/upload/krebuli_2013.pdf

2013 – Modeling of tourism development, Collection of Reports: The International scientific-practical conference devoted to the 80th anniversary of Akaki Tsereteli State University and 20th anniversary of the faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, pp. 417-421    http://gtu.ge/pdf/konf/konf_wereteli.pdf

2013 – „Tourism Policy and Strategy: Developmental Trends of Tourism of Georgia“, Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp. 144-153 https://www.ug.edu.ge/public/pdf/journal/6CJSS.pdf

2012 –”Bologna process and some of the issues of the education system of Georgia”, Collection of Reports of International Symposium – “International trends in the renewal and development of education: assessment of knowledge in the credit system, value and quality” of Agrarian State University of Azerbaijan, pp.105-109

2012 –”Training in the tourism sector in the European Union and Georgia”, Collection of Reports of International Scientific-practical conference “Tourism and Recreation in XXI century, Problems and Perspectives” of Institute of Tourism of Azerbaijan, pp. 23-28

2012 – ”Tourism resources of the state and development prospects”, The National Academy & Center of Study of Productive Forces and Natural Resources of the Technical University, book “Natural Resources of Tbilisi and Prospects of Use”, pp. 233-304

2012 – “Service Quality Management in Tour Operation”, Collection of Reports of International Scientific-Practical conference “Sustainable Economic Development Issues: Realities and Opportunities” of Kutaisi University and Association of Young Economists of Georgia, pp.  141-146 http://unik.edu.ge/index.php?mact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=250&cntnt01returnid=56

2012 –  “Alternative (Renewable) Power Resources and Sustainable Tourism Development in Georgia”, Collection of Reports of  Scientific works of  3rd International Scientific-practical Conference “Tourism and Alternative (Renewable) Power Resources: innovation Opportunities” of the State Economical University of  Sankt-Peterburg and International Tourism Academy, pp.141-146,  www.tisbi.org/assets/Site/Science/VAK/conferencia6.pdf

2012 –  “Tourism Development Trends in Georgia”,  Collection of Reports of  Scientific works of  3rd International Scientific-practical Conference “Tourism and Alternative (Renewable) Power Resources: innovation Opportunities” of the State Economical University of  Sankt-Petersburg and International Tourism Academy, pp.35-40 http://business-engineering.bpengi.com/home/2012/number-2012-02 https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SUlRpSjhPQl9lOGM/edit

2012 –  “Tourism Policy and Development Trends in Georgia”, Georgian Technical University, Engineering Academy, scientific Journal “Business Engineering”, #2, pp.  182-193 https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SNUZOTnlzaGFleGc/edit

2012 –  Economic relations in the field of tourism“, Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University Paata Gugushvili Institute of Economics, International scientific analytical magazine “The Economist” # 4, pp. 48-57 http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/sxvadasxva/jurnali_ekonomisti/ekonomisti_4-2012.pdf

2012 –  “National Tourism Policy and Globalization”, Proceeding Materials of Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University Paata Gugushvili Institute of Economics  International Scientific-Practical Conference Dedicated to the 60th Birth Anniversary of Professor George Tsereteli “National Economics and Globalization”, Volume 2, pp. 235-240 http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/konferenciebi/Tomi_2_-_Konferencia_2012_bolo.pdf

2012 – Environmental Protection Policy in Georgia“, Batumi State University and the Department of Tourism and Resorts, III International Scientific Conference, Proceedings “Sustainable Tourism: Economics and Business”, pp. 186-191 http://old.bsu.edu.ge/tourism-conference/upload/krebuli_2012.pdf

2011 – “Brand Management of the Tourism Industry’s Marketing Activities in the Composition”, Collection of Reports of the University of Kutaisi Scientific-practical Conference – “Contemporary Issues and Trends of Economics and Business”, pp-112-115

2011 – “Globalization and Tourism Organization to manage the Integration Process in Crisis Situations”, Collection of Reports of the Gugushvili’s Institute for International Economics – “Current Problems of Globalization” pp. 394-399 http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/sxvadasxva/sromebis_krebuli/Shromebis_krebuli_saboloo.pdf

2011 – “Innovative Tecnologies in the Tourism Business Prospects in Georgia”, Collection of Reports of the Study University of Gory 4th International conference – “New Trends in Education: Research and Development” pp. 200-203 http://www.gu.edu.ge/ge/konferenciebi-seminarebi/saertashoriso-konferencia-2011

2011 – “Modern Problems of Inbound and Domestic Tourism in Georgia”, Collection of Reports of the International Scientific-practical Conference “Tourism and Culture in the Modern World”, The National Academy of Tourism, as Part of the XIX International Tourism Exhibition INWETEX – CIS Travel Market, pp. 279-288 http://batp.ru/mezhdunarodnaya-nauchno-prakticheskaya-konferentsiya-turizm-i-kultura-v-sovremennom-mire/

2011 –  “Information Technology in the Economy and Tourism”, Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Department of Economic and Education Development Center,  Collection of Reports of the Center for Economic Education and Development – “Economic and Business Development trends of the modern Stage”, pp. 255-259,  http://www.bsu.edu.ge/main/page/2528/index.html

2011 – Tourism Education, the Major Trend in the International and State Policy of the Branch Development “, Tourism Faculty of Shota Rustaveli State University and the Department of Tourism and Resorts of Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Collection of Reports of the 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference – „Tourism: Economics and Business“pp. 752-755 http://old.bsu.edu.ge/tourism-conference/upload/krebuli_2011.pdf

2010 –   „Main Principles of the Tourism Policy in Georgia“, Kutaisi University, Collection of Reports of the Second Republican Scientific-Practical Conference – „Economics of Georgia and Social-Economic problems of Sustainable development“pp. 142-146  http://unik.edu.ge/index.php?mact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=30&cntnt01returnid=56

2010 –  „Developmental Trends of Educational System in the World and Georgia“, Gori Educational University, Collection of Reports of the Thirds International Conference – „Education and development“, pp. 109-114  http://www.gu.edu.ge/ge/konferenciebi-seminarebi/saertashoriso-konferencia-2010

2010 – Importance of the Effectiveness of International and Government Activities for Tourism Development“, Ivane Javakhishili Tbilisi State University, Collection of Reports of the Second Interuniversity Scientific-Practical Conference – „Georgian Economy in the Indices of the World Competitiveness“, pp. 59-66

2010 – Tourism and Problems of Environmental Protection“, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Collection of Reports of International Scientific-Practical Conference – „Innovative Technologies and Modern Materials“, pp. 52-60,   http://gtu.ge/News/403/

2010 –  „Innovations in Tourism Business“, Shota Rustaveli State University, Business School, Collection of Reports of the First International Scientific-Practical Conference – „Tourism: Economics and Business“, pp. 634-638  http://old.bsu.edu.ge/tourism-conference/upload/krebuli_2010.pdf

2010 –  „Global Economic Crisis and World Regions of Tourism“, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Kutaisi University of Law and Economics, Collection of Reports of International Scientific Conference – „Regionalization, Modern Regional Economic and Social Processes“, pp. 52-59    http://unik.edu.ge/index.php?mact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=54&cntnt01returnid=56

2010 – Innovative Methods of Tourism Development in Crisis Situations“, Shota Rustaveli State University, Collection of Reports of the International Scientific-Practical Conference – „Innovations in Business“, pp. 180-183 http://bsu.edu.ge/main/page/2776/index.html

2010 – Religious sanctuaries and the development of pilgrimage tourism in Georgia”, Journal of Heritage Tourism“#5(3), Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, pp.  237-244 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1743873X.2010.515310

2010 – An Influence of World Economic Crisis on the Tourism development (Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage) “, Collection of works of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Conference:  „Christianity and Economics“, pp. 99-109

2009 –  “Globalization and Role of Innovations in Development of International Tourism”, Collection of report Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili University II International Conference: “Globalization and Sustainable Development of Economy of Georgia”, pp. 106-113

2009 –  “SPA tourism and resort resources of Georgia”, Proceedings of the International scientific conference of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, Culinary Association of Ukraine «SPA and WELLNESS – development strategy», pp. 20-23

2009 – State regulation of tourism and developmental perspectives in Georgia”, Collection of works of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Conference: “Georgian Economy among the World Competitive figures: problems and Perspectives”, pp. 62-67

2008 – „Strategic Trends in Tourism Development in Georgia“, Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations, International Conference Working Papers – „Economic Integration Perspectives in the Central Caucasus“, pp. 203-207

2008 – „Effect of Globalization and Climatic Change on the Development of the International Tourism“, Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations and Tourism and Resorts Department Joint Conference Working Papers – „Tourism Responding to the Challenge of Climatic Change“, pp. 8-9

2008 – „Current State of Tourism and Strategic Perspectives of its Development in Georgia“, „Georgian Economics“, #9, pp. 74-76

2008 – „Religious Tourism in Georgia – Prehistory and Developmental Perspectives“, „Georgian “Economics“, #6, pp. 64-67

2008 – „Religious Tourism Developmental Perspectives in Georgia“, Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili University Conference: „Christianity and Economics“, Collection of reports, pp. 76-80

2005 – „Significance of Eco-Tourism for Environmental Protection“, Collection of Works of the Ekvtime Takaishvili Tbilisi State University of Culture and Art, #3, pp. 290-293

2005 – „Tourism Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow“, Collection of Scientific works of the Ekvtime Takaishvili Tbilisi State University of Culture and Art of Tbilisi, #3, pp. 287-289

2004 – „Georgia – Country of Tourism and Resorts“, „Georgian Resorts“ #5, pp. 1-2

2003 – “Georgian Tourism and Culture” , Chapter from the book: “Georgian Culture”, In Turkish language, pp. 51-73

2001 – “Modern Tourism Development Trends in the World”, “Economics” #11-12, pp. 60-64

2001 – “Technology of Tourism Business in Modern Terms”, “Economics” #9-10, pp. 119-125

2001 – “Tourism Development Problems and Perspectives in Georgia”, “Economics” #8, pp. 86-92

2001 – Some Methodological Aspects of research of International Tourism”, Economics #3-4, pp. 106-110

2000 – An Influence of Tourism development on the Social Environment, “Economics” #3-4, pp. 112-115

2000 – “An opinion about the development of Tourism and Resorts of Georgia”, “Macro-Micro Economics” #5, pp. 24-25

 

Participation in Various Scientific Forums, Conferences and Fairs:

3rd Euro Asian Mountain Resorts Conference, The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Georgia and the Georgian Mountain Resorts Development Company, 4-7Apr2017, Tbilisi, Georgia http://www2.unwto.org/event/3rd-euro-asian-mountain-resorts-conference

World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics, WOSC-2017 Congress “Science with and for Society: Contributions of Cybernetics and Systems”, University of Sapienza, Speech – “Importance of education on the sustainable development of tourism in Georgia”, 25-26Jan2017, Rome, Italy  http://wosc.co/2016/02/25/wosc-2017-congress-in-rome-italy/

BSLab-SYDIC International Workshop, „Model-based Governance for Smart Organizational Future”, ReportThe State Tourism Policy Model of Georgia”, 23-24Jan2017, Rome, Italy http://bslab-symposium.net/BSLab-Sydic-2017/Book-Abstracts-BSLab-Sydic-2017-final.pdf

National-Democratic Institute (NDI), Conference “Win with Women”, participant with the status of tourism expert, 9Dec2016, Tbilisi, Georgia

9th International Forum on Local Economic Development, “Women of Future”, participant with the status of tourism expert, 7-8Dec2016, Tbilisi   www.economikforum.ge

Akaki Tsereteli State University, Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and the University of Kutaisi IX International Conference “Christianity and the economy – Kutaisi -2016”, Speech – Religious tourism and pilgrimage development trends in Georgia”, 22-23Oct2016, Kutaisi, Georgia

Georgian Technical University, The Fourth International Economic Conference – IEC 2016 ,, the economic development models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “, Speech – “Tourism of gaps in the law and to settle them”, 14-15Oct2016, Tbilisi, Georgia   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SSllTWXIyLWR2ajA/view

The fourth International Conference – IEC 2016, ,, national economic development models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “, Speech – “The concept of status behavior of tourists as motivation the demand for tourist products of the Georgian (Adjarian) Black Sea resorts”,  14-15Oct2016, Tbilisi, Georgia  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3PZSQNPT43SSllTWXIyLWR2ajA/view

USAID, IDFI, PRAXIS, ESTONIAN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION – WORKSHOP – Evaluation of Quality of Dialogue between Public and Private Sectors in Georgia and Sharing Estonian Experience of Civil Involvement, participant with the status of Leading Specialist of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia – tourism expert, 20Sep2016, Tbilisi, Georgia      http://www.ei-lat.ge/

The 4th Business Systems Laboratory International Symposium: “Governing Business Systems: Theories and Challenges for Systems Thinking in Practice”, Speech – “Defining company mission and social responsibility in business engineering”, 24-26Aug2016, Vilnius, Lithuania      bslab-symposium.net/wp-content/uploads/BSLab-Vilnius2016-e-book_of_Abstracts-v3.pdf

The 9th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, RESPONSIBLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP VISION, DEVELOPMENT AND ETHICS, Speech –  „Tourist production and regional development“,23-24Jun2016, Bucharest, Romania http://iceird2016.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ICEIRD-2016-Conference-Program-Book-of-Abstracts1.pdf

Twenty fourth International Scientific Conference on Economic Policy on the subject Economic Policy in the EU Member States – 2016, The University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology and the consultation and publishing company Mattimar OÜ Speech –Major Trends of the Tourism Development State Policy of Georgia“, 2016, Tartu, Tallinn

Hall of the International Conference “Tbilisi – meeting place – increasing the capacity of the city,” the report ‘s modern and tourism “, the exhibition center Expo CTF-2016, Speech – Modern Tbilisi & Type of Tourism, 15Apr 2016, Tbilisi Georgia       www.tbilisi.gov.ge

The Conference of Jiuli Shartava Georgian Policy Academy and Graduate School of Public Policy Management,, Speech The main directions of the state policy of tourism development”, 20Nov2015, Tbilisi Georgia

Akaki Tsereteli State University, the first international conference “Development of modern legal and social issues – 2015”, Speech –  “The role of innovation for the competitiveness of tourism in the Caucasus region,”, 13-14Nov2015, Kutaisi, Georgia http://atsu.edu.ge/EJournal/BLSS/eJournal/Papers/Tourism/MetreveliMarina.pdf

STRATEGICA 2015 – International Academic Conference 3th edition, 29-31 October 2015,Global versus. Local, Speech –Prospects to improve the tourist market operation in Georgia“,  2015Oct29-31, Bucharest, Romania    http://strategica-conference.ro/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Strategica-2015-Challenges-of-Integration-into-the-World-Economy.pdf

Georgian Technical University, The International Economic Conference – IEC 2015 ,, The economic development models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow “,  Speech –  The Vision of Tourism Policy and the Development of Strategic Directions”, 16-17Oct 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia http://business-engineering.bpengi.com/home/2015/number-03

Ivane Javakhishvili. Tbilisi State University VIII International scientific conference “Christianity and Economics – Batumi – 2015”,  Speech –  “The role of religious tourism in the world economy”, 5-6Sep, 2015, Batumi, Georgia http://dspace.nplg.gov.ge/bitstream/1234/105327/1/Qristianoba_Da_Ekonomika_2015.pdf

Kutaisi University, International Scientific-practical Conference “Economy, Tourism and Information Technology in Country’s Development: Challenges and Perspectives”, Speech –  Genesis of World Touristic Science, 8-9Nov,2014, Kutaisi, Georgia http://edu.aris.ge/news/qutaisis-universitetsi-saertasoriso-samecniero-praqtikuli-konferencia-gaimarta.html

Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University International Scientific Conference  “Globalization and Statistics”, Speech – The economicstatistical analysis and the priorities in Georgia at thepresent stage, 23-24Oct2014, Tbilisi, Georgia https://www.tsu.ge/ge/faculties/economics/news/4lz_jCenhrjvx7Nlw/?p=1

Georgian Technical University, Business – Engineering Faculty, Engineering Economics Department, Scientific – Research Center of Economic Development and its Legal Support, The 1th International Economic Conference – IEC 2014, „National Economic Development Models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow“, Speech – Developmental Level of Georgian TourismMarket and Trends of its Sustainable Development“, 17-18Oct2014, Tbilisi, Georgia  http://business-engineering.bpengi.com/home/2014/number-2014-03

International Conference: Georgian Tourism Summit of the Black Sea International University, Caucasus university and Amsterdam  University of  Applied sciences, Speech – „Prospects to improve the tourist market operation in Georgia“, 19-22Jun2014, Tbilisi, Georgia http://www.georgiasummit.com/files/Programme.pdf

The 9th Silk Road International Conference on Business, Economics, International Relations and Education, Speech – “Strategic Directions of Tourism Development”, 23-25May2014, Tbilisi, Georgia  http://silkroad.ibsu.edu.ge/previous/nineth/9th%20International%20Silk%20Road%20Conference.pdf

Ist Regional Symposium Batumi State Sea Academy of Batumi, Cruise Tourism – World Experience and his Development Perspectives in Black Sea Region”, Speech – Legislative base for cruise and sea transfers”,  30Apr2014, Batumi, Georgia   http://www.bsma.edu.ge/

The 16th international scientific-practical conference “Fundamental and applied research, development and application of high technologies in industry and economy” of the Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences of Russia, state Hydro meteorological University of Russia, Institute of applied Research, technology and Economics, Speech – “UNCERTAINTY IN AUDIT”, 5-6Dec2013, Saint-Petersburg, Russia    http://www.kon-ferenc.ru/konferenc92_10_13.html

Kutaisi University, International Scientific-Practical conference “MODERN PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INFORMATIZATION: NEW CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES”, Speech – Policy of economic security of tourist industry”, 26-27Oct2013, Tbilisi, Georgia  http://unik.edu.ge/index.phpmact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=495&cntnt01returnid=16

Georgian technical University, Business – Engineering Faculty, Engineering Economics Department, Scientific – Research Center of Economic Development and its Legal Support, The 1th International Economic Conference – IEC 2013, „National Economic Development Models: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow“, Speech – Model of Georgian Tourism Development Strategy“, 17-18Oct2012, Tbilisi, Georgia http://business-engineering.bpengi.com/home/2013/number-2013-04

Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University, II  International   Scientific-Practical   Conference: Bioeconomy and Sustainable Development of Agriculture, Speech – Agrotourism – a priority trend of a sustainable development of agriculture”, 11-12Oct2012,Tbilisi, Georgia http://ispc.tsu.ge/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52:2013-04-10-15-38-39&catid=34:home&Itemid=70&lang=ka

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University P. TAVADZE of Professor George Papava birth I -90 anniversary of scientific-practical conference: the post-communist countries, the economies of the urgent problems of the modern stage, Speech – “MICE tourism in the modern trends of the world and of tourism”, 28-29Jun2013,Tbilisi, Georgia  http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/sxvadasxva/konferenciis_krebuli/Konf.2013_sul_bolo.pdf

Tourism Faculty of Shota Rustaveli State University of Autonomous Republic of Adjara, IV International Scientific-Practical Conference „Inovation in Tourism: Economics and Business“, Speech – Innovative directions of safety protection in tourism”, 8-9Jun2013, Batumi, Georgia   http://www.bsu.edu.ge/main/page/812/index.html

The International scientific-practical conference devoted to the 80th anniversary of Akaki Tsereteli State University and 20th anniversary of the faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, speech Modeling of Tourism Development, 24-25May2013, Kutaisi, Georgia  http://gtu.ge/pdf/konf/konf_wereteli.pdf

Agrarian State University of Azerbaijan, International Symposium – “International trends in the renewal and development of education: assessment of knowledge in the credit system, value and quality”, speech: “Bologna process and some of the issues of the education system of Georgia”, 23-24Nov2012, Azerbaijan, Ganja

Institute of Tourism of Azerbaijan, International Scientific-practical conference “Tourism and Recreation in XXI century, Problems and Perspectives” speech: “Training in the tourism sector in the European Union and Georgia”, 16-17Nov2012, Azerbaijan, Baku

Kutaisi University and Association of Young Economists of Georgia, International Scientific-Practical conference “Sustainable Economic Development Issues: Realities and Opportunities”, Speech – “Service Quality Management in Tour Operation”, 20-21Oct2012, Kutaisi, Georiga http://unik.edu.ge/index.php?mact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=250&cntnt01returnid=56

State Economical University of  Sankt-Petersburg and International Tourism Academy, International Scientific-practical Conference “Tourism and Alternative (Renewable) Power Resources: innovation Opportunity”, Speech – “Alternative (Renewable) Power Resources and Sustainable Tourism Development in Georgia”, 27-28Sep2012, Sankt-Petersburg

State Economical University of Sankt-Petersburg and International Tourism Academy, International Scientific-practical Conference “Tourism and Alternative (Renewable) Power Resources: innovation Opportunity”, Speech – “Tourism Development Trends in Georgia”, 27-28Sep2012, Sankt-Petersburg www.tisbi.org/assets/Site/Science/VAK/conferencia6.pdf

Ivane Djavakhishvili Tbilisi State University Paata Gugushvili Institute of Economics  International Scientific-Practical Conference Dedicated to the 60th Birth Anniversary of Professor George Tsereteli “National Economics and Globalization”, Speech – “National Tourism Policy and Globalization”, 28-29Jun2012,Tbilisi, Georgia http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/konferenciebi/Tomi_2_-_Konferencia_2012_bolo.pdf

Tourism Faculty of Shota Rustaveli State University, Department of Tourism and resorts of Autonomous Republic of Ajara, USAID Georgia – Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI), 3rd International Scientific-Practical Conference “Sustainable Tourism: Economics and Business”, Speech –“Environmental Protection Policy in Georgia”, 2-3Jun2012, Batumi, Georgia  http://www.bsu.edu.ge/main/page/2302/index.html

UNWTO, Seminar – „Branding Tourism, Destinations in a connected World“, Participated as an Expert in Tourism in tourism and Leading Specialist of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia,  10May2012, Batumi, Georgia

Batumi International Tourism Fair „Expo 2012“, New Book Presentation („Environment and Ecotourism Management“),5May2012, Batumi, Georgia

1st Caucasus Incentive, Business Travel and Meeting Exhibition, Conference “Caucasus MICE 2012”, Participated as an Expert on Tourism and Leading Specialist of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 7Apr2012, Tbilisi, Georgia

UN Care and the Joint Seminar on “HIV/AIDS response to events in Georgia” (Association “tanadgoma”), Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Leading Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 19Nov2011,Tbilisi, Georgia

University of Kutaisi, the Scientific-practical Conference – “Contemporary Issues and Trends of Economics and Business”, Speech – “Brand Management of the Tourism Industry’s Marketing Activities in the Composition”, 5-6Nov2011, Kutaisi, Georgia

Gugushvili’s Institute for International Economics,  the Scientific Conference – “Current Problems of Globalization”, Speech – “Globalization and Tourism Organization to manage the Integration Process in Crisis Situations”, 21-22Oct2011, Tbilisi, Georgia  http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/contentimage/sxvadasxva/sromebis_krebuli/Shromebis_krebuli_saboloo.pdf,   http://www.pgie.tsu.ge/?menuid=32&lang=1

The Study University of Gory, 4th International Conference – “New Trends in Education: Research and Development”, Speech – “Innovative Tecnologies in the Tourism Business Prospects in Georgia”, 21-22Oct2011, Gori, Georgia  http://www.gu.edu.ge/ge/konferenciebi-seminarebi/saertashoriso-konferencia-2011

The National Academy of Tourism, as Part of the XIX International Tourism Exhibition INWETEX – CIS Travel Market, International Scientific-practical Conference “Tourism and Culture in the Modern World”, Speech – “Modern Problems of Inbound and Domestic Tourism in Georgia”, 13-14Oct2011, Sankt-Petersburg  http://batp.ru/mezhdunarodnaya-nauchno-prakticheskaya-konferentsiya-turizm-i-kultura-v-sovremennom-mire/

Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Department of Economic and Education Development Center, Center for Economic Education and Development Conference – “Economic and Business Development trends of the modern Stage”, Speech – “Information Technology in the Economy and Tourism”, 24-25Sep2011, Batumi, Georgia  http://www.bsu.edu.ge/main/page/2528/index.html

Gender Equality Council and International Affairs at the National – Democratic Institute Conference – “Gender equality is guaranteed to be implemented from 2011-2013 Action Plan – Goals and Opportunities”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Leading Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 24Sep2011, Tbilisi, Georgia

Tourism Faculty of Shota Rustaveli State University and the Department of Tourism and Resorts of Autonomous Republic of Adjara, 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference „Tourism: Economics and Business“, Speech – Tourism Education, the Major Trend in the International and State Policy of the Branch Development “,4-5Jun2011, Batumi,  Georgia  http://www.bsu.edu.ge/main/page/2473/index.html

Batumi International Tourism Fair „Expo 2011“, New Books Presentation (The Tourism Business and Tourism Economics and Policy),30Apr-1May 2011, Batumi, Georgia

The 13th Caucasus Tourism Fair (CTF), Conference „Innovation in Tourism“, Speech – Innovational Books in Tourism – New Books Presentation“,4-6Apr2011, Tbilisi, Georgia

Second Republic Scientific-Practical Conference at Kutaisi University „Economics of Georgia and Social-Economic problems of Sustainable development“, Speech – Main Principles of the Tourism Policy in Georgia,18Dec2010, Kutaisi, Georgia  http://unik.edu.ge/index.php?mact=CGBlog,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=30&cntnt01returnid=56

„Batumi – Guide forum“, Speech – Perspectives to develop and Regulate the Excursion business in Georgia,3-6Dec2010, Batumi, Georgia

Thirds International Conference at Gori Educational University „Education and development“, Speech – Developmental Trends of Educational System in the World and Georgia,1-2Oct2010, Gori, Georgia http://www.gu.edu.ge/ge/konferenciebi-seminarebi/saertashoriso-konferencia-2010

Second Interuniversity Scientific-Practical Conference at Ivane Javakhishili Tbilisi State University „Georgian Economy in the Indices of the World Competitiveness“, Speech – Importance of the Effectiveness of International and Government Activities for Tourism Development“,24Jun2010, Tbilisi, Georgia

“Tourism and Problems of Environmental Protection”, Akaki Tsereteli State University, International Scientific-Practical Conference „Innovative Technologies and Modern Materials“, Speech – „Tourism and Problems of Environmental Protection“, 17-18Jun2010, Kutaisi, Georgia  http://gtu.ge/News/403/

Shota Rustaveli State University, Business School, First International Scientific-Practical Conference „Tourism: Economics and Business“, Speech – Innovations in Tourism Business“, Batumi, 5-6Jun2010, Georgia, Trabzon (Turkey) http://old.bsu.edu.ge/tourism-conference/index.php?sec=25&lang=en

Akaki Tsereteli State University, Kutaisi University of Law and Economics, International Scientific Conference „Regionalization, Modern Regional Economic and Social Processes“, Speech – Global Economic Crisis and World Regions of Tourism”, 1-2May2010, Kutaisi, Georgia

Shota Rustaveli State University, International Scientific-Practical Conference „Innovations in Business“, Speech – Innovative Methods of Tourism Development in Crisis Situations,  16-17Apr2010, Batumi, Georgia  http://bsu.edu.ge/main/page/2776/index.html

Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili University Conference „Christianity and Economics”, Speech –„An Influence of World Economical Crisis on the Tourism development (Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage)“, 25 Jan2010, Tbilisi, Georgia

Joint Conference of the USAID Small and Medium Business Promotion Program and the Tourism and Resorts Department of the Ministry of Economic Development “Wine Tourism Development in Georgia”, Speech “Wine and Gourmet Tourism”, 1Aug2009, Telavi , Georgia

Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili University II International Conference: “Globalization and Sustainable Development of Economy of Georgia”, Speech “Globalization and Role of Innovations in Development of International Tourism, 5Nov2009, Tbilisi, Georgia

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Scientific Conference “Georgian Economics within the World Competitive Figures: Problems, Perspectives”, Speech – “State Regulation and Developmental Perspectives of Tourism in Georgia”, 25 Jun2009, Tbilisi, Georgia

The 11th Caucasus Tourism Fair (CTF), GTA Symposium: “Country & Regional Branding for Tourism Development, Participated as an Expert in Tourism and Leading Specialist of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia. Speech – “Innovation and its Role in Tourism Development of Caucasus Region”, 5Apr2009, Tbilisi, Georgia

The 11th Caucasus Tourism Fair (CTF), Georgian Tourism and Resorts Department Conference: “Tourism Developmental Tendencies”, Speech _ “Role of Government and Strategic Trends of Tourism Development in Georgia”, 3Apr2009, Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations, International-Scientific Conference – “Economic Integration Perspectives in the Central Caucasus”, Speech _ “Strategic Trends of Tourism Development in Georgia”, 29Nov2008, Tbilisi, Georgia

Journal “Business and Legislation”, Conference _ “Artificial Monopolies and Problems of Competitiveness in Georgia”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism in tourism and Leading Specialist of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 14Nov2008, Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations, Scientific Conference – “Tourism Responding to the Challenge of Climatic Change”, Speech _ “Effect of Globalization and Climatic Change on the Development of the International Tourism”, 27Sep2008, Tbilisi, Georgia

Journal “Business and Legislation”, Conference _ “Tourism and Georgia”, Speech _Tourism Legislation and Education Problems in Georgia”, 3july2008, Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University, Scientific Conference – “Christianity and Economics”, Speech _ “Religious Tourism Developmental Perspectives in Georgia”, 30May2008, Tbilisi, Georgia

International Symposium of Wine Tourism – GTZ, “ExpoGeorgia”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism in tourism and Leading Specialist of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 10 Apr2008, Tbilisi, Georgia

HELEXPO – “Gastronomy and Wine Tourism” – II International Symposium, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Leading Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 1-4Nov2007, Thessalonica, Greece

TOURCOM – Conference organized by UNWTO and Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia: “Communication Strategy in Tourism”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism and Leading Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 25-26Sep2007, Tbilisi, Georgia

American-Georgia Business Council, 10th annual Conference, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Leading Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 12Sep2007, Tbilisi, Georgia

IBDIPC International Business Development and Investment Promotion Center , Conference: “Questions of Tourism Education and Tourism Development”, Speech _ Perspectives of Tourism Development – Present Situation, Future Perspectives and Foreign Experience”, 12Aug2007, Batumi, Georgia

IBDIPC International Business Development and Investment Promotion Center , Conference: “Questions of Tourism Development and Tourism promotion”, Speech _The Present Situation in Tourism Education and Future Perspectives”, 11Aug2007, Batumi, Georgia

“Caucasus Tourism School”, Conference:”Promotion of Tourism Occupational Training in Ajara”, Speech _ “Problems and Perspectives of Tourism Occupational Training”, 10-11Jul2007, Batumi, Georgia

UNWTO and Tourism Department of Georgia, Conference: “Georgian Tourism, Image and Media”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Leading Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 24Nov2006, Tbilisi, Georgia

WTM – International Tourism Fair, Conference: “Tourism Business Frontiers: Looking in to the Future of Tourism”, Participated as a Representative of the Parliament of Georgia, London, UK

WTM – International Tourism Fair, Participated as a representative of the Parliament of Georgia with the Status of a Trade Visitor, 8Nov2006, 6-9Nov2006, London, UK

The Conference of the Economic Development and Local Officials of Poland and Georgia Assosiation (SAGMA): “Innovative Instruments for the Municipal Government”, Tbilisi, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 6Sep2005, Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi State University Culture and Art, Scientific Conference,  Speech – ”Significance of Eco-tourism in Environmental Protection”, 25May2005, Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi State University of Culture and Art, Scientific Conference, Tbilisi,  Speech – ”Tourism Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”, 20Apr2005, Tbilisi, Georgia

Work-shops, Conferences on trafficking organized by the Security Council of Georgia and the Ombudsman staff, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 2003-2005, Tbilisi, Georgia

UNWTO First International Forum for the Parliament and Local Authorities. Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 25-28Nov2004, Kiev, Ukraine

International Forum on Resort Industry, Georgia, Nov2004, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 23-27Jun2004, Nunisi, Georgia

UNWTO Conference: “Modern tendencies in tourism development”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 30Apr-1may2004, Tbilisi, Georgia

Russian National Academy of Tourism – Conference: “Tourism Development Global Tendencies”, Participated as a True Member of Russian National Academy of Tourism, 22Jan2004, St. Petersburg, Russia

InWEnt, Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH – BMZ (Georgia-Germany), workshops: “Protected Areas Management and Ecotourism Prospects in South Caucasus Region”, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, 4-11Aug2003, Tbilisi, Georgia

TACIS – work-shops on strategic planning of tourism development in Georgia, Participated as an Expert in Tourism, Specialist of Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, March – May 2001, Tbilisi, Georgia

Russian National Academy of Tourism – Conference: “International Tourism and Post Soviet Countries”, Participated as a True Member of Russian National Academy of Tourism, 22Jan2001, St. Petersburg, Russia

WTO – World Tourism Organization, First International Practicum. Participated as a Deputy Chairman of Tbilisi Municipal Department of Tourism, 17-31Oct1999, Madrid, Spain

 

Other Experience:

Cooperation with Foreign Universities (2004–2017):

  • University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK
  • Williams College, London, UK
  • Scot College, London, UK
  • Metropolitan University , London, UK
  • School of Community Resources and Development Arizona State University, Arizona, USA

 

Cooperation with International, Governmental and Non-governmental Organizations (1999–2017):

  • Georgian Tourism Association – Member of Advisory Board
  • Tourism Association of Ajara – Member of Advisory Board
  • Tourism Competence Center “Caucasus Tourism school” – Member of Advisory Board
  • TACIS – Expert on Tourism
  • Department of Tourism and Resorts of the Ministry of Economic Development
  • Department of Tourism and Resorts of Ajara
  • Agency of Protected Territories of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources
  • Member of WTO Alumni Association
  • UNWTO – UN World Tourism Organization
  • GTZ – German Technical Assistance Society
  • IABP – Business and Parliament International Association
  • IBDIPC – International Business Development and Investment Promotion Center

 

Cooperation with mass-media (2004–2017):

  • „Good Morning, Georgia!“ – Rustavi 2
  • „Business Messenger“ – Rustavi 2
  • „Capital“ – Imedi
  • „Imedis Dila“ (Hopeful Morning) – Imedi
  • „Gantiadi“ – Patriarchate TV
  • „Alioni“ – Public Channel
  • „Low for People“ – TV Maestro
  • „V Uzkom Krugu“ – Pik TV
  • „Mzesumzirebi“ – Mze TV
  • „Xarisxiani dila gogichastan“ – Mze TV
  • „Italian Yard“– Public Channel
  • „Telemetri“ – Channel 9
  • Radio „Imedi“
  • Radio „Public Channel“
  • Radio „Palitra”
  • „Georgia Today“ _ Newspaper
  • „Business News“ _ Newspaper
  • „GHN“ _ Information Agancy
  • „Financial“ _ Newspaper
  • „Georgian Business Week“_ Newspaper
  • „Georgian Journal“ _ Newspaper
  • „Business and Legislation“_ Journal
  • „Rezonance“ _ Newspaper
  • „Banks and Finances“ _ Journal
  • „24 Hours“ _ Newspaper
  • „Kviris Palitra“(Weekly Palette)_ Newspaper
  • „Georgian Economics“ Journal
  • „Arguments and Facts“ _ Newspaper
  • „Batumelebi“ (Batumi Residents) _ Newspaper

 

Practical and Professional Skills:

  • Involvement in the processes of legislation provision and developmental policy of tourism and good working experience in these fields
  • Experience in working on draftsDocument expertise
  • Awareness of the organization and activities of the Parliament of Georgia
  • Relationship with different international organizations
  • Pedagogical experience (Basics of Tourism and Hospitality, Tourism Management, Theory of Tourism, Basics of Guiding, Tour-operating, Tourism and Environmental Management)
  • Teamwork ability
  • Relationship with different international organizations
  • Public relations
  • Analytical reasoning
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Disciplined
  • Always considering collective opinions, but arguing one’s individual view
  • Adherence to one’ s principles

 

Languages Skills: Georgian (native), Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

 

Computer Skills: Windows, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Ms-Power-Point, Internet

 

Interests: Legislation, Scientific and Educational work in Tourism; Traveling; Classical Music; Books; Theater

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