In August 2008, the prospect of Tbilisi as a thriving tourist destination was distant and improbable. Georgia was at war with Russia over the separatist regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, a conflict that displaced around 192,000 people.
Alex Marrow is a journalist and broadcaster, specialising in current affairs and sporting events. He has worked in the UK, Russia, Brazil and the Dominican Republic. Alex is currently head of marketing at Jericho Online, an independent news company he helped to launch in 2017. He writes on topics ranging from doping in sport to Russian politics and travel in Central America.
Alex worked for Lance! Newspaper in Rio de Janeiro and Sport TV as a documentary voice artist. He worked on Sky Sports News’ coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and is part of the team covering the 2018 World Cup in Russia.