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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...
Azerbaijani nationals will be able to get online e-Visa for visits to India

Azerbaijani nationals will be able to get online e-Visa for visits to India

06.04.2017 [19:25]
As per new visa rules announced by India, Azerbaijani nationals would be able to get online e-Visa for visits to India for recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business. Online application ...
Baku hosts AITF 2017 exhibition

Baku hosts AITF 2017 exhibition

06.04.2017 [10:44]
The Baku Expo Center is hosting the annual Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair Exhibition, AITF 2017. The 16th exhibition will once again bring together representatives of the tourism world, government institutions, national and regional ...
AZERTAC becomes official media partner of Baku Shopping Festival

AZERTAC becomes official media partner of Baku Shopping Festival

05.04.2017 [15:01]
Azerbaijan Convention Bureau has named Azerbaijan State News Agency AZERTAC as the official media partner of the Baku Shopping Festival, due to be held from April 10 to May 10. With a team of experienced journalists, photographers and cameramen ...
AZAL will raffle off air tickets at AITF-2017 exhibition

AZAL will raffle off air tickets at AITF-2017 exhibition

03.04.2017 [16:31]
Azerbaijan Airlines invites everyone to visit its stand at the 16th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair Exhibition, AITF 2017, which will be held from April 6 to April 8 in Baku ...
Azerbaijan approves plan of action on development of beach tourism

Azerbaijan approves plan of action on development of beach tourism

30.03.2017 [19:41]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an executive order approving a plan of action of the development of beach tourism in the country in 2017-2020. The order aims to ensure more effective use of the Azerbaijani section of the Caspian sea to improve ...
Azerbaijan attends international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition

Azerbaijan attends international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition

09.03.2017 [12:38]
Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev participates in the international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition in Germany. According to the Ministry, along with 16 local tourism companies and 5 hotels, the event ...
Azerbaijan to promote its tourism at İTB Berlin exhibition

Azerbaijan to promote its tourism at İTB Berlin exhibition

06.03.2017 [19:54]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev will participate in the international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition in Germany. Azerbaijan`s pavilion will showcase the country`s tourism potential. The participants will be presented books ...
Baku Expo Center to host HOREX Caucasus 2017

Baku Expo Center to host HOREX Caucasus 2017

01.03.2017 [16:23]
The 11th Caucasus International Hospitality Exhibition “Everything for Hotels, Restaurants and Supermarkets”, HOREX Caucasus 2017 will be held from 6th to 8th April at Baku Expo Center. HOREX Caucasus is the sole trade event for the hospitality industry ...
Baku to bring together professionals of tourist industry in April

Baku to bring together professionals of tourist industry in April

28.02.2017 [17:32]
From 6th to 8th April the annual Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair Exhibition, AITF 2017 will be held in the Baku Expo Center. This 16th exhibition will once again bring together representatives of the tourism world, government institutions ...
Number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan grew 12.1 percent in 2016

Number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan grew 12.1 percent in 2016

25.02.2017 [20:21]
A total of 2,248,000 foreigners visited Azerbaijan last year, a 12.1 percent growth against 2015, according to the State Statistical Committee. Official figures suggest that the majority of visitors were from neighboring countries, including 33.1 percent ...
Alicante tourism officials seek to attract Azerbaijani tourists

Alicante tourism officials seek to attract Azerbaijani tourists

19.02.2017 [21:07]
Tourism officials of the Spanish city of Alicante seek to attract tourists from Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. A tourism delegation of Alicante has recently visited Baku and Almaty to explore opportunities for increasing tourism numbers. Vice president of Alicante tourism council ...
Minister highlights Azerbaijan`s tourism potential at World Tourism Forum in Istanbul

Minister highlights Azerbaijan`s tourism potential at World Tourism Forum in Istanbul

18.02.2017 [16:18]
Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has highlighted Azerbaijan`s tourism potential as he addressed the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. He drew the audience`s attention to what the Azerbaijani government is doing to develop and promote tourism ...