“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 ...

Six best museums in regions of Azerbaijan

07.08.2018 [12:30]
Visiting Historical and Local Lore museums should become a mandatory point of your trip to Azerbaijan. The collections of these sometimes inconspicuous academic institutions contain such unique exhibits that will force you to take a Fresh Look at ...

Nine unusual sights of Gabala

30.07.2018 [20:13]
The city of Gabala is the administrative center of the Gabala region of Azerbaijan, located at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level, in the lower part of the Bazar-Yurt and Tufan gorge, in the foothills of the Greater Caucasus ...

Active tourism in Azerbaijan - parachute, paragliding and skiing

26.07.2018 [18:18]
Currently, more and more popularity is being gained by tours combining several types of tourism. For example, beach holidays can easily be combined with elements of activity - walking, cycling, uncomplicated mountain climbing ...

Over 1.3 million tourists visited Azerbaijan in the first half of this year

25.07.2018 [19:32]
A total of 1,323,303 foreign tourists visited Azerbaijan in the first half of this year, according to the State Tourism Agency. Russia accounts for nearly one third (403,549) of the tourist flow to Azerbaijan in the six months period ...

10 brightest sights of Ismayilli, Azerbaijan

22.07.2018 [12:45]
Situated on the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, surrounded by forests and mountains, the Ismayilli region, drowning in greenery, is one of the most beautiful regions of Azerbaijan. Ismayilli is part of the historical region of Shirvan. The territory of the district, as well as all the territories of Northern Azerbaijan, was part of the Caucasian Albania ...

Seven magnificent caravanserais of Azerbaijan

20.07.2018 [18:41]
Azerbaijan is a country with a high culture, from time immemorial it was an important center on the Great Silk Road, where the East and the West crossed. Merchants and traders flocked to such Azerbaijani cities as Sheki, Ganja, Baku and others from all countries, bringing with them overseas spices, silk and other goods ...

President allocates funding for renovation of Yanar Dag state historical, cultural and natural reserve

18.07.2018 [10:36]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order regarding measures to renovate Yanar Dag state historical, cultural and natural reserve. Under the presidential order, the Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency is allocated 1,200,000 ...

1.3 million foreigners and stateless persons from 189 countries visited Azerbaijan in six months

17.07.2018 [23:04]
According to Azerbaijan`s State Statistics Committee, 1.325 million foreigners and stateless persons from 189 countries visited Azerbaijan in January-June 2018, which is 10.2 percent more than in the same period in 2017.According to the committee, 30.5 percent of the tourist arrivals were Russian citizens, 21.1 percent Georgia citizens, 11.1 percent Iranian citizens ...

Active tourism in Azerbaijan - water entertainment, horseback riding and hunting

14.07.2018 [17:36]
The most popular types of active recreation on land, water and in the air are widely represented in Azerbaijan: horseback riding, rafting, diving, kite surfing, hang-gliding and many others. You can only choose the option of active rest at your own discretion ...