1.203 million foreigners visited Azerbaijan in first half of the year
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
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
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
"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
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
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
“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
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
“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
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
“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
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
“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 ...
Azerbaijani President bestows Friendship Order upon UNWTO Secretary-General
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to confer Friendship Order upon Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai. The order recognizes Taleb Rifai`s contribution to establishing ...
Jean-François Mancel: Baku is becoming a shopping center
President of the Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France, member of the French National Assembly Jean-Francois Mancel described the Baku Shopping Festival as a big advantage for Azerbaijan. He said the Azerbaijani capital is turning into a shopping center, hailing the first shopping festival as a success ...
4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue features discussions on cultural route of Council of Europe
Organized by the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) a plenary session “The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe as networks for intercultural dialogue” has been held as part of the 4th World Forum on ...
“There are a lot of amazing places in Guba that have yet to be discovered by tourists”
Guba is one of the most popular regions of Azerbaijan for recreation. In 2016, about 82,000 local and foreign tourists visited Guba region. Guba is especially compelling in the spring, when fruit gardens blossom, and the parks are covered with emerald greenery ...
STR company: the highest increase of Europe's hotel industry was in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan has shown high growth rates in Europe on 3 main criteria used in hotel business efficiency. It was mentioned in the article entitled "Europe's hotel industry has shown growth in the first quarter of 2017" published on the portal publituris.pt of ...
Palestinian ambassador: Baku shopping festival will bring Azerbaijan profit in many senses
"The shopping festival in Baku will bring Azerbaijan profit in many senses,” Palestinian ambassador Nasir Abdul Karim said. He note that the festival will strengthen competition among brands in the country. “It will also boost interest of local and international ...