An Azerbaijani-Kazakh tourism forum will be held in Astana on June 28. To be co-organized by Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Kazakhstan, as well as Azerbaijan`s Entrepreneurs Union operating in Kazakhstan the forum will feature presentations about tourism potential of both countries ...

Nearly 960,000 tourists visited Azerbaijan in 5 months of 2017

12.06.2017 [20:43]
“958,000 tourists visited Azerbaijan in the first five months of 2017 against 768,000 tourists in the same period of the last year,” said Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev at a meeting of the Tourism Council. “This is a 24 per cent growth.” ...

Azerbaijan sees 30% growth in tourist numbers

09.06.2017 [10:52]
The number of foreign tourists visiting Azerbaijan in the first five months of this year increased 30% against the same period in 2016, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has told a meeting of the National Tourism Promotion Bureau with domestic ...

Azerbaijan summer tourism season to open on June 15

08.06.2017 [18:15]
“The summer tourism season in Azerbaijan will open on June 15,” Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev has told journalists. According to the minister, the number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan has increased in recent years. ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism potential promoted at Korea World Travel Fair

06.06.2017 [17:57]
Azerbaijan`s tourism potential has been promoted at the 32nd Korea World Travel Fair in Seoul. Azerbaijan`s booth at the fair featured photos on national culture, musical instruments, national clothing, historical monuments, ...

Number of Azerbaijani tourists visiting Georgia grew 5.6 per cent

03.06.2017 [18:45]
“The number of Azerbaijani tourists visiting Georgia in January-May increased 5.6 per cent,” said head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze. “2,300,000 foreigners visited Georgia in the first five months of the year. Of them 981,600 ...

Over 200,000 people visited Baku Shopping Festival

24.05.2017 [19:15]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has said more than 200,000 people visited Baku Shopping Festival. “Very important work has been done to ensure proper marketing, coverage and popularization of the festival. It was covered by TV, radio, online media, social networks from 54 countries,” he told journalists ...

Baku Shopping Festival earns Azerbaijan more than AZN5m

24.05.2017 [16:20]
“Azerbaijan has made a profit of more than AZN5 million from Baku Shopping Festival,” Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has told journalists. 98 per cent of visitors expressed their satisfaction with the shopping festival ...

Azerbaijani President bestows Friendship Order upon UNWTO Secretary-General

11.05.2017 [18:17]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to confer Friendship Order upon Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai. The order recognizes Taleb Rifai`s contribution to establishing ...

Jean-François Mancel: Baku is becoming a shopping center

07.05.2017 [14:03]
President of the Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France, member of the French National Assembly Jean-Francois Mancel described the Baku Shopping Festival as a big advantage for Azerbaijan. He said the Azerbaijani capital is turning into a shopping center, hailing the first shopping festival as a success ...

4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue features discussions on cultural route of Council of Europe

06.05.2017 [18:55]
Organized by the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) a plenary session “The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe as networks for intercultural dialogue” has been held as part of the 4th World Forum on ...

“There are a lot of amazing places in Guba that have yet to be discovered by tourists”

01.05.2017 [17:10]
Guba is one of the most popular regions of Azerbaijan for recreation. In 2016, about 82,000 local and foreign tourists visited Guba region. Guba is especially compelling in the spring, when fruit gardens blossom, and the parks are covered with emerald greenery ...

STR company: the highest increase of Europe's hotel industry was in Azerbaijan

25.04.2017 [12:00]
Azerbaijan has shown high growth rates in Europe on 3 main criteria used in hotel business efficiency. It was mentioned in the article entitled "Europe's hotel industry has shown growth in the first quarter of 2017" published on the portal publituris.pt of ...

Palestinian ambassador: Baku shopping festival will bring Azerbaijan profit in many senses

24.04.2017 [19:36]
"The shopping festival in Baku will bring Azerbaijan profit in many senses,” Palestinian ambassador Nasir Abdul Karim said. He note that the festival will strengthen competition among brands in the country. “It will also boost interest of local and international ...

President: Stability and tranquility makes Azerbaijan more attractive to tourists

17.04.2017 [18:50]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has hailed the development of tourism in Azerbaijan as he addressed the republican conference of non-oil exporters in Yevlakh. "The number of tourists has increased by 11 per cent last year, while it rose 25 per cent in the 3 months of this year. It is obvious now," said the President ...

Mathew Bryza: Tax-free shopping during festival is great way to introduce tourists to Baku

17.04.2017 [18:39]
Former US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, former co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group Matthew Bryza shared his views on the Baku Shopping Festival. “It’s nice to hear that there will now be a Baku Shopping Festival ...

French website: Azerbaijan – a fascinating country

14.04.2017 [15:56]
French Dreuz.info portal has posted an article by deputy mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine Commune Philippe Karsenty headlined "Azerbaijan –a fascinating country". The article says that Azerbaijan's attractiveness stems from its culture and ...

Dmitry Savelyev: Shopping Festival will make Baku more attractive for tourists, especially Russian ones

13.04.2017 [17:14]
Head of the interparliamentary friendship group Russia-Azerbaijan Dmitry Savelyev has said the Shopping Festival will make Baku more attractive for tourists, especially those from Russia. In an exclusive interview with AZERTAC, Savelyev said: “The idea of a trade festival has been successfully ...

Number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan increased 24.9 per cent in 2017

07.04.2017 [19:57]
"The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan in the first three months of 2017 grew 24.9 per cent compared with the same period of last year,” said Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev. According to the minister, the country received 544,000 foreign tourists ...