Employee of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism Azer Orujov has participated in the 10th meeting of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC) Tourism Working ...

Azerbaijan re-elected as member of UNWTO Executive Council

16.09.2017 [18:57]
Azerbaijan has been re-elected as a member of the UNWTO Executive Council for 2018-2021. Among other elected members are Romania, Russia, Greece and Lithuania. Addressing the 22nd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly, Azerbaijani Minister of Culture ...

Azerbaijan to chair WTO’s Ad Hoc Committee

14.09.2017 [12:55]
As it was earlier reported, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) holds its 22nd General Assembly in Chengdu, China. Azerbai9jan is represented at the event by a delegation ...

Azerbaijan chairs WTO Executive Council session

12.09.2017 [16:48]
Azerbaijan chairs the 106th session of the Executive Council of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), which has today been launched in Chengdu, China ...

Azerbaijani delegation joins 22nd UNWTO General Assembly

11.09.2017 [18:47]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev is participating in the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly in China. The meeting is a unique opportunity to get the sector united towards the common goal of making ...

More than 1.5 million tourists visited Azerbaijan in seven months of 2017

30.08.2017 [20:08]
A total of 1,513,000 tourists visited Azerbaijan in the seven months of 2017, said head of information and public relations department at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Vugar Shikhammadov. This is 24 per cent more compared with the same period of last year, he said ...

1.203 million foreigners visited Azerbaijan in first half of the year

23.08.2017 [11:24]
A total of 1,203,700 foreigners from139 counties visited Azerbaijan in the first six months of 2017, according to the State Statistics Committee. This is 24.5 per cent more compared with the same period of last year, the Committee said ...

More than 48,000 tourists visited Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Reserve in six months of 2017

15.08.2017 [18:59]
A total of 48,219 tourists visited Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Reserve in the first six months of 2017, according to an employee of the Reserve. “25,663 of them were foreign tourists,” said Rahman Abdullayev. “The majority of foreign tourists visiting Gobustan Reserve are from Russia ...

Tourism potential of Astana presented in Baku VIDEO

15.08.2017 [17:09]
A ceremony to launch a tourism potential of city of Astana has been held in Baku. The event also featured a demonstration of video about “EXPO 2017” held in Astana. Consul of Embassy of Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan Nurbek Almashov ...

More than 300,000 Azerbaijani tourists visited Turkey in last six months

03.08.2017 [17:18]
"A total of 306,644 Azerbaijani tourists visited Turkey in the last six months of 2017,” according to Turkey`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The ministry said the majority of foreign tourists coming to Turkey are Azerbaijanis ...

Pakistani newspaper hails tourism opportunities in Azerbaijan

28.07.2017 [14:57]
Pakistani newspaper The Destination has hailed tourism opportunities in Azerbaijan in its article titled “Azerbaijan – tourism destination”. The article highlights rich history and culture, as well as beautiful nature of Azerbaijan, “which attracts tourists ...

Astana to host Azerbaijani-Kazakh tourism forum

20.06.2017 [15:50]
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 ...