Visa and Travel
Visa information.

Visa affair is the easiest part of the travel. Citizens of many countries do not need an ent­ran­­ce visa for Georgia (citizens of EU countries, USA, Japan, Israel, Turkey, Iran, Canada, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Mol­do­va, Ukraine, Russia etc).

More precise information can be retrieved from the WEB Citizens of some countries, including citizens of Iran, India, Pakistan etc., should apply for a visa in Consulates of Georgia in their own or nearest countries. Visas in the airports and the checkpoints on the border of Georgia are not issued anymore. For a detailed information visit please the WEB


Travel information.
Batumi can be reached both from Tbilisi and from Istanbul by airplane (daily flights in summer), also from some other airports in Europe (see the conference WEB). You can also use the new Kutaisi (Kopitnari) international airport (Code KUT). The Batumi airport is very close to the city. Batumi is about 350 km west from Tbilisi, about 6 hours by train, bus, or car and 150 km. from Kopitnari airport.
Weather in September in Batumi is rather hot and humid.

Hotel prices in Batumi start from 60 USD room/night and in suburbs from USD 30. You can reserve a hotel, for example, through WEB You can also find a private apartment to rent on the WEB .
Organizers will negotiate with hotels management in Gonio (suburb of Batumi) and inform you about recommended hotels (detailed information will be disseminated later). This information will also be published on the Conference WEB page.