Tourism
Azerbaijan, Brazil discuss prospects for tourism cooperation
29.08.2014 [11:26]
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Brazil Elnur Sultanov has met President of Embratur (Brazilian Tourism Institute) Vicente Neto to discuss prospects for tourism cooperation between the two countries. The diplomat highlighted the history and culture of Azerbaijan, as well as the country’s achievements in the field of tourism. He noted that Azerbaijan was...
 
UNWTO calls for applications for ‘Excellence and Innovation Awards’
06.08.2014 [20:49]
UNWTO has opened the call for applications for the 11th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. The candidates can apply until the 31 October 2014. The Award Ceremony will be held during the Madrid International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Spain on 28 January 2015
 
WTO launches WTD Blogger Competition
31.07.2014 [15:26]
The World Tourism Organization will hold a bloggers competition on the World Tourism Day. The first-time held competition calls bloggers to share their views about tourism. The competition requires experience in tourism, participation in tourism communities, whether your community benefitted from tourism, has your home community experienced
 
Azerbaijan represented at M&I Forum for Europe
12.07.2014 [15:10]
The Azerbaijan Convention Bureau has attended the M&I Forum for Europe in Istanbul. The M&I Forum is the largest platform in business tourism and is organized six times a year for different targets
 
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism attends international conference in Sochi
17.06.2014 [22:06]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has attended the international conference titled “Mega Events for Sustainable Tourism Development” in Sochi, the Russian Federation. The event was co-organized by the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation
 
Baku hosts tourism development conference
14.06.2014 [19:51]
A conference to mark the completion of the twinning project on strengthening the capacity of the department of tourism in the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan has been held at the Hyatt Regency Baku hotel
 
Azerbaijan Convention Bureau became a member of ICCA
14.06.2014 [17:47]
Azerbaijan Convention Bureau became a member of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The ICCA is a leading international organization in MICE tourism area and unites 950 organizations from 88 countries of the world, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism
 
WTO to hold next session in Samarkand
09.06.2014 [15:00]
The 99th session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be held in one of the world's oldest cities - Samarkand in October 2014, Uzbektourism" national company informed. The UNWTO Executive Council made the decision during the 98th session of the
 
Kuwait-based “The Times” magazine issues article on Azerbaijan`s tourism potential
01.06.2014 [18:30]
Kuwait-based “The Times” magazine has published an article on Azerbaijan`s tourism potential. The article is titled “Azerbaijan- A perfect holiday getaway”. The article says: “Azerbaijan is an incredible tangle of contradictions and contrasts.
 
Azerbaijan to debut at IMEX fair
18.05.2014 [17:23]
Azerbaijan will for the first time be represented at IMEX-2014 incentive travel and tourism fair to be held in Frankfurt, Germany, May 20-22. One of the premier incentive travel and tourism services sector trade shows in Germany, IMEX throws up high class business networking opportunities to all professional participants
 
Everest Avalanche: Sherpas Demand Rs 1 Mn for Victims
25.04.2014 [19:21]
Nepalese Sherpa guides today warned of an agitation if their demand of Rs 1 million in compensation for the families of their 13 colleagues killed in the deadliest accident on Mount Everest last week is not met. The climbers and mountain guides held a meeting at the Everest Base Camp at 5,300
 
French website hails Azerbaijan`s tourism potential
23.04.2014 [19:19]
French “Intermedes” website has posted an article praising Azerbaijan`s tourism potential. Headlined “Azerbaijan`s capital Baku, new Eden?”, the article provides an insight into Azerbaijan`s historical and cultural heritage, old and new architectural complexes
 
Baku to host 2nd International Tourism Film Festival
21.04.2014 [12:02]
Baku will host the 2nd International Tourism Film Festival (BITFF) in June. BITFF – is a non-profit cultural event aimed promoting films on various aspects of tourism, defining the most successful films that promote domestic and international tourism. The festival aims to help these films find a broader international audience. The festival also
 
“Ask people” business researches company to hold presentation in Baku
09.04.2014 [19:46]
The “Fairmont Baku” hotel will host a presentation of the “Ask people” business researches company on April 15. The presentation will feature a speech by international expert Lutful Kabir on the company`s work in the business field
 
Participants of 57th Meeting of UNWTO Commission for Europe visit Ministry of Culture and Tourism
04.04.2014 [20:53]
Participants of the 57th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe, including Lithuanian Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro Branimir Gvozdenovich, Albanian Minister of Urban Development and Tourism Eglantina Gjermeni, Croatian Minister of Tourism Darko
 
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