Doctor of Economics, Professor
2006 – Graduated from “International travel, tourism and hospitality”, specialty of a manager and marketing expert, Williams College, London, UK (Diploma #M608M5844)
1988 – “International Business”, Centre of Social Management under the Council of Ministers of Republic of Georgia (Diploma # 12940)
1982 – Georgian Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Cinema, specialty of a documentaries author and operator (Diploma #0667)
1981 – Georgian Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of Mechanics and Machine Building, specialty of a mechanical engineer (Diploma #190316)
2002 – Defended a Doctoral thesis on “Modern state of tourism and prospects of its development in Georgia”, http://www.tsu.ge
Since 2000 – Leading Specialist of the Economy and Economic Policy Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, http://www.parliament.ge
Since 2011 – Professor at Georgian Technical University http://www.gtu.ge
(Scientific Leader of educational program “Hotel service management” of MA courses in tourism of the Faculty of Business Technologies)
Since 2017 – an Invited professor at Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani University, http://sabauni.edu.ge
A member of the International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) https://www.aiest.org/home/; an integrated member of Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation (CiTUR) https://citur-tourismresearch.com/en/centre-for-tourism-research-development-and-innovation/; Real Member of the Engineering Academy of Georgia http://www.gtu.ge a member of the Association of Young Economists Georgia; a Real Member of the International Tourism Academy.
2008 – An honorable title of an Honored Tourism Employee for the contribution to the development of the branch.
The Georgian translation of and adapted “Global Code of Ethics of Tourism” can be found on the web-site of the World Tourism Organization https://webunwto.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/2019-11/georgia2015.pdf
In 2006, she published English-Georgian explanatory dictionary of tourism terms https://marinametreveli.ge/ge/english-georgian-explanatory-dictionary-of-tourism-terms/
Author of more than 120 scientific articles in the field of tourism, including 10 monographs and 3 translated books. Participation in 114 international and local tourist conferences and forums. Participation in 31 international and local scientific projects with different titles.
Since 2000 – delivering lectures in tourism policy, tourism economics, tourism and environmental, protection, tourism business.
Major Fields of Study: tourism and economics.