The winner of The Best Community-based Tourism award in Georgia: by Elina Tokhosashvili

Nazy’s guest house from Pankisi valley in Kakheti is the winner of The Best Community-based Tourism business in Georgia. The award presented by Welcome to Georgia National Tourism Award at the Rustaveli Theatre in Tbilisi.

Welcome to Georgia National Tourism awards are the annual awards ceremony that encourages the tourism and hospitality industry in Georgia. There are 20 categories of nominations which announce 20 winners from more than 350 representatives of tourism and hospitality.

Nazy’s Guest House has been operating for the last few years. This prestigious award recognizes the achievements of it as a traditional family-run business, which brings sustainable tourism to the Pankisi Valley community and region, providing tourists an authentic experience of local traditions, offering traditional accommodation, traditional food, cultural tours and trekking services.

I would like to mention that some RSF students are also employed in Nazy’s guest house as tour guides.