In Georgia, where guest is God, tourism thrives
Published 10/16/2012, The Jamestown Sun
BATUMI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia's Black Sea resort of Batumi was once a bleak site: Roads were dotted with potholes, the city was pitch dark at night, running water was scarce and the city's best hotel was infested with rats. Today Batumi glitters with neon lights and luxury high-rise hotels dot its skyline; soon the city will even boast a fountain flowing with Georgian grape vodka.Word count: 999
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