On the Absheron Peninsula, where the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku is located, the winters are mild with an average temperature of 4-6 degrees Celsius. In the cold season, entertainment in indoor complexes, which are numerous ...

Azerbaijan, Cuba discuss prospects for tourism cooperation

28.11.2018 [18:53]
Chairman of Azerbaijan`s State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev has met with Cuban Ambassador to the country Alfredo Nieves Portuondo to discuss prospects for tourism cooperation. The sides stressed the importance of friendly relations between the two countries. “Cuba ...

National Heritage of Azerbaijan: Basgal and Kalagayi

27.11.2018 [16:29]
Reminding slightly of the Baku fortress, the village of Basgal pleases the eye with well-groomed streets and houses. Located 56 km from the present center of Ismayilli district, Basgal played the role of a district center until 1933. The village with an ...

Three great fortress cities of Azerbaijan

22.11.2018 [20:10]
We continue the story about the most significant fortresses of Azerbaijan. In the old days, most cities in Azerbaijan tried to strengthen their possessions with powerful fortress walls, combining defensive towers into a single fortification ensemble ...

First Startup competition about tourism in Baku is coming up

13.11.2018 [21:23]
Startup Weekend Travel event will happen in Baku with the support of “Asan İnnoland” and “Next Step” innovation centers. The information was cited by the executive director of NEXT Step innovation center – one of the local participants of the event ...

Provocation of Armenians at exhibition World Travel Market 2018 prevented

08.11.2018 [11:16]
As a result of interference and protest of the State Tourism Agency and the Tourism Bureau of Azerbaijan, the provocation of Armenians has been prevented at the World Travel Market 2018 in London ...

Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand presented in London

07.11.2018 [17:21]
Azerbaijan has been represented at an international tourism fair World Travel Market (WTM) 2018 in London. As part of the fair, the Azerbaijan Tourism Board presented a marketing campaign “Take another look”, the country’s new tourism brand ...

Azerbaijan attends WTO Executive Council’s 109th session

01.11.2018 [11:14]
As reported, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held its 109th Executive Council session in Manama, Bahrain. The event bringing together over 100 delegates from 40 world countries is also attended by Azerbaijani delegation comprising ...

Six legendary fortresses of Azerbaijan - from Shamakhi to Nakhchivan

27.10.2018 [18:04]
Fortresses, bastions, citadels and other fortifications from time immemorial stood guard over the borders of Azerbaijani cities and khanates. Do not count how much they repulsed the enemy attacks and destroyed the enemy’s cunning plans. The ...

2.2 million foreigners and stateless persons from 193 countries visited Azerbaijan this year

17.10.2018 [20:18]
“2.2 million foreigners and stateless persons from 193 countries visited Azerbaijan in January-September, 2018, which is 6.4 percent more than in the same period in 2017,” said the State Statistical Committee ...

Azerbaijani, Malaysian tourism associations sign memorandum of cooperation

17.10.2018 [19:29]
Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AZTA) and the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in Kuala Lumpur. The document was signed by Chairman of the Board of AZTA Nahid Baghirov ...

Azerbaijan gets in Top 3 of National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018

16.10.2018 [10:20]
The TourStat Analytic Agency published the results of the Internet voting of National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018. According to the Agency, Azerbaijan has been included in Top 3 of countries that are popular for excursion tour destination ...

Baku Media Center’s program receives award at international festival

13.10.2018 [20:10]
Produced by Baku Media Center, “Oralar” program has received the first place prize in the "TV reportages" category at Zagreb TourFilm Festival in Croatia. The “Oralar” program won the prize for its original format and professional presentation ...

Charter flights to open from Baku to Sharm El-Sheikh

08.10.2018 [10:32]
Direct charter flights from Baku to Egypt, Sharm El-Sheikh, will open in the coming winter season, PASHA Travel Deputy CEO Ildirim Ganbarov has said at an event, dedicated to the presentation of charter flights ...

A tasty journey through Azerbaijan: Sheki and Ganja cuisine

26.09.2018 [15:07]
The history of creating culinary recipes in Azerbaijan goes back centuries and is based not only on the vast experience of skilled chefs, but also on folk wisdom. It is no accident that each region of the country has its own unique dishes ...

Traditional crafts of Azerbaijan: takalduz, chests and weaving of reeds

17.09.2018 [16:16]
Azerbaijan is rich in traditions, developed over many centuries, an important place among which is occupied by folk handicrafts. Each city and region of the country is distinguished by the development of various kinds of crafts and arts and ...

What to do in autumn in Azerbaijan

03.09.2018 [20:49]
Quiet sunny days, warm sea and summer green forests, parks and gardens, which begin to change their colors only in late October - a real pleasure to spend autumn in Azerbaijan! Rest here will be filled with wonderful impressions without worry ...

1.65 million foreigners and stateless persons from 191 countries visited Azerbaijan this year

21.08.2018 [19:54]
“1.65 million foreigners and stateless persons from 191 countries visited Azerbaijan in January-July ,2018, which is 9.1 percent more than in the same period in 2017,” according to a report released by the State Border Service ...

UAE residents can now visit Azerbaijan and get visa on arrival

08.08.2018 [14:48]
A ruling from last month means that UAE residents visiting Azerbaijan can now easily get a visa on arrival (previously, visas had to be obtained from the Embassy of Azerbaijan), according to thenational.ae ...