Georgia beats Zimbabwe to win UNWTO secretary-general position

Georgia’s┬áZurab Pololikashvili beat Zimbabwe’s Walter Mzembi 18-15 in the second round of voting for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation secretary-general position.

Mzembi had led after the first round picking up 11, Georgia picking 7, South Korea on 7, Brazil with 4 and Colombia with 3.

Pololikashvili rallied and picked up an extra 10 in the second round to defeat Zimbabwe’s tourism minister.