Azerbaijan, Lebanon discuss prospects for tourism cooperation
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Lebanon Aghasalim Shukurov has met Lebanese Minister of Tourism Michel Pharaon to discuss bilateral relations in the field of tourism. The Ambassador briefed the Minister on the history of Azerbaijan, and noted that the country achieved the historical successes thanks to ...
Spanish portal hails Azerbaijan's investment in tourism industry

Spanish portal hails Azerbaijan's investment in tourism industry

02.02.2016 [19:04]
Spain-based expreso.info portal has posted an article highlighting what the Azerbaijani government has done to develop the tourism sector in the country. The article provides quotes from Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Qarayev. It hails Azerbaijan`s ...
Association of hotels and restaurants of Azerbaijan becomes member of WFTGA

Association of hotels and restaurants of Azerbaijan becomes member of WFTGA

31.01.2016 [11:28]
Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Azerbaijan has joined the World Federation of Tourist Guides (World Federation of Tourist Guide Association). Cooperation with WFTGA gives impetus to the implementation of interesting projects ...
Azerbaijan earned about 1 bln manats from tourism revenues last year

Azerbaijan earned about 1 bln manats from tourism revenues last year

29.01.2016 [19:55]
“Last year the tourism sector earned revenues of nearly one billion manats,” Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev has told journalists. “This makes four percent of the gross domestic product.” “Cancellation of licenses in tourism sector contributed to lower prices. This does ...
Azerbaijan promotes its tourism at EMITT exhibition in Turkey

Azerbaijan promotes its tourism at EMITT exhibition in Turkey

29.01.2016 [18:33]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition EMITT-2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Azerbaijan`s pavilion at the event showcases the country`s culture, its historical monuments, material and non-material cultural heritage ...
Baku among five popular tourist destinations in CIS for Russians

Baku among five popular tourist destinations in CIS for Russians

28.01.2016 [11:08]
Travel.ru website identified the most popular tourist destinations in the CIS countries among Russian tourists in 2016. The index was made according to hotel reservations by Russians from February 1 to December 31, 2016 ...
Azerbaijani delegation attends 9th session of Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers

Azerbaijani delegation attends 9th session of Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers

21.12.2015 [19:38]
A delegation of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism is attending the 9th Session of the Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Niamey, capital of Niger. Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Ameen ...
Azerbaijan`s tourism potential highlighted in several events in Germany

Azerbaijan`s tourism potential highlighted in several events in Germany

17.12.2015 [21:16]
A series of events to promote Azerbaijan`s tourism potential, its culture, history in German`s tourism market have been held in Stuttgart, Cologne, Hannover Dresden cities. The events featured a broad of information about the health, cuisine, winter tourism of ...
Ethiopia 'interested' in cooperation with Azerbaijan

Ethiopia 'interested' in cooperation with Azerbaijan

02.12.2015 [23:33]
Ethiopian Culture and Tourism Minister Aisha Mousa has expressed her country`s interest in cooperating with Azerbaijan as she met Ambassador Elman Abdullayev. Ethiopia wants to cooperate with Azerbaijan both in tourism and cultural spheres, she said ...
Azerbaijan joins regional workshop in Kazakhstan

Azerbaijan joins regional workshop in Kazakhstan

01.12.2015 [16:46]
An Azerbaijani delegation has participated in the regional workshop on “Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA)” in Almaty Kazakhstan ...
Azerbaijani stand displayed as part of 31st Session of COMCEC in Turkey

Azerbaijani stand displayed as part of 31st Session of COMCEC in Turkey

25.11.2015 [17:19]
An Azerbaijani pavilion displaying the country`s touristic places has been arranged within the 31st session of the Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC), in Istanbul, Turkey. The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group actively participates annually at the COMCEC ...
Azerbaijan wins National Geographic Traveler contest

Azerbaijan wins National Geographic Traveler contest

19.11.2015 [22:16]
Azerbaijan has won this year’s best travel destinations contest from National Geographic Traveler magazine. Azerbaijan was recognized the best place for trip in the “Opening of the Year” nomination. The awards ceremony took place on November 18 in ...
Azerbaijan is ‘a perfect’ destination for Russian tourists

Azerbaijan is ‘a perfect’ destination for Russian tourists

13.11.2015 [17:49]
“Azerbaijan is a perfect destination for Russian tourists as it is an interesting country with a rapidly developing infrastructure and very friendly attitude towards Russia,” head of the Azerbaijan-Russia parliamentary friendship group Dmitry Savelyev has told Russian newspaper Pravda ...
Azerbaijani, Slovenian tourism companies discuss cooperation prospects

Azerbaijani, Slovenian tourism companies discuss cooperation prospects

11.11.2015 [23:35]
Azerbaijani and Slovenian tourism companies have come together in Baku to discuss how to develop the bilateral cooperation. The meeting saw presentation of Slovenia’s tourism potential ...
Representatives of Argentinean tourism companies visit Azerbaijan

Representatives of Argentinean tourism companies visit Azerbaijan

06.11.2015 [20:57]
Representatives of Argentinean tour companies have visited Azerbaijan. Co-organized Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the country`s Embassy in Argentina, and Turkish Airlines the visit aims to boost cooperation with the country`s tourism companies. ...
Azerbaijan attends ICCA 54th annual meeting in Argentina

Azerbaijan attends ICCA 54th annual meeting in Argentina

03.11.2015 [21:31]
A delegation of Azerbaijan Convention Bureau is attending the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) 54th annual meeting in Argentina. ICCA represents the main specialists in organising, transporting, and accommodating ...
Azerbaijani, Belarusian tourism officials meet in Baku

Azerbaijani, Belarusian tourism officials meet in Baku

30.10.2015 [21:21]
The first Azerbaijani-Belarusian Tourism Forum has been held in Baku organized by TsentrKurort, the largest tourist company in Belarus in partnership with the Office of the President of the Republic of Belarus, Embassy of Belarus to Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijan Tourism Association ...
Azerbaijani delegation joins 18th Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism in Italy

Azerbaijani delegation joins 18th Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism in Italy

30.10.2015 [20:10]
Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the 18th Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism fair in Italy. The Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism is a unique international event, home of the only exhibition hall in the world ...
Azerbaijan’s tourism potential to be promoted at 18 international exhibitions next year

Azerbaijan’s tourism potential to be promoted at 18 international exhibitions next year

27.10.2015 [20:04]
Azerbaijan’s tourism potential will be demonstrated at 18 international exhibitions in 2016, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The ministry said among these exhibitions are “The New York Times Travel Show” (New-York), “EMITT East Mediterranean Tourism ...