The U.S. will help develop the port of Batumi
On the eve the signing of a memorandum under which the U.S. will intensify the process of developing the Batumi port took place. After the project, the port will be able to accept large cruise ships. According to "Business-Georgia", the document was signed by the head of government of Adjaria Levan Varshalomidze and vice president of the American company "Royal Caribbean" John Tersek.
"Together we will achieve that here a port city of international standards will be built and city will return the old traditions. Together we are working that Batumi has become the most attractive city for cruise ships at the Black Sea region" - Levan Varshalomidze said after the signing ceremony in the interview.
In turn, according to Tersek, they familiarized themselves with the tourism potential of the city and the pace of development.
"The memorandum creates the possibility of launching the first stage of work. We will fully explore the perimeter of the port, we also will provide the development of infrastructure and creating the best management and we will negotiate with the major cruise companies in order to Batumi became one of the point of cruise of their ships" - said an American businessman.