"We have not talked much about a COVID passport. It was only one of the options existing on the international scene, which different countries discussed among themselves. Unfortunately, the reality in the coronavirus context is such that not a single state. The EU countries have not yet clarified or published the decision on what the regulation will be regarding air or tourist traffic with non-EU countries," Mariam Kvrivishvili, Head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration declared.
She says the protocol on hosting international travelers will rely on a bilateral agreement.
"As you know, the Georgian government is negotiating with several countries that stand out for their favorable epidemiological position. After the parties complete these negotiations, this will immediately become known to the public. Nevertheless, I want to emphasize that all regulations, approaches, the opening of international tourism, in general, will be cautious and phased. All measures are necessary to ensure the health of our population," Kvrivishvili stated.
In his words, as a result of successful negotiations with Germany, it promised that when the latter opens border with non-EU countries, Georgia will become one of the first to resume flights.