Speakers

Tornike Zirakishvili

Tornike Zirakishvili

Acting First Deputy of the Administration

Georgian National Tourism Administration

www.gnta.ge

Acting Deputy Head of Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA)

Head of Convention and Exhibition Bureau of Georgia, Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA)

Tornike Zirakishvili is the Acting Deputy Head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration, and the Head of Convention and Exhibition Bureau of Georgia (part of GNTA). Before that time, for several years, he has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Department of the Americas. 

Within his scope of work in the tourism sector, Mr. Zirakisvhili has coordinated the team responsible for the development of the Georgia Tourism Strategy 2025, the creation of Georgia’s first Convention Bureau, and has been a speaker at several UN World Tourism Organization events, including, Destination Branding - “Innovative ideas to attract tourist” and Global Conference on Wine Tourism. 

Mr. Zirakishvili holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management from University of West Georgia (USA), and a Master’s degree also in Business Management.