Number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan increased 24.9 per cent in 2017

07.04.2017 [19:57]
"The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan in the first three months of 2017 grew 24.9 per cent compared with the same period of last year,” said Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev. According to the minister, the country received 544,000 foreign tourists ...

Azerbaijani nationals will be able to get online e-Visa for visits to India

06.04.2017 [19:25]
As per new visa rules announced by India, Azerbaijani nationals would be able to get online e-Visa for visits to India for recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business. Online application ...

Baku hosts AITF 2017 exhibition

06.04.2017 [10:44]
The Baku Expo Center is hosting the annual Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair Exhibition, AITF 2017. The 16th exhibition will once again bring together representatives of the tourism world, government institutions, national and regional ...

AZERTAC becomes official media partner of Baku Shopping Festival

05.04.2017 [15:01]
Azerbaijan Convention Bureau has named Azerbaijan State News Agency AZERTAC as the official media partner of the Baku Shopping Festival, due to be held from April 10 to May 10. With a team of experienced journalists, photographers and cameramen ...

AZAL will raffle off air tickets at AITF-2017 exhibition

03.04.2017 [16:31]
Azerbaijan Airlines invites everyone to visit its stand at the 16th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair Exhibition, AITF 2017, which will be held from April 6 to April 8 in Baku ...

Azerbaijan approves plan of action on development of beach tourism

30.03.2017 [19:41]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an executive order approving a plan of action of the development of beach tourism in the country in 2017-2020. The order aims to ensure more effective use of the Azerbaijani section of the Caspian sea to improve ...

Azerbaijan attends international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition

09.03.2017 [12:38]
Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev participates in the international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition in Germany. According to the Ministry, along with 16 local tourism companies and 5 hotels, the event ...

Azerbaijan to promote its tourism at İTB Berlin exhibition

06.03.2017 [19:54]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev will participate in the international “İTB Berlin” tourism exhibition in Germany. Azerbaijan`s pavilion will showcase the country`s tourism potential. The participants will be presented books ...

Baku Expo Center to host HOREX Caucasus 2017

01.03.2017 [16:23]
The 11th Caucasus International Hospitality Exhibition “Everything for Hotels, Restaurants and Supermarkets”, HOREX Caucasus 2017 will be held from 6th to 8th April at Baku Expo Center. HOREX Caucasus is the sole trade event for the hospitality industry ...

Baku to bring together professionals of tourist industry in April

28.02.2017 [17:32]
From 6th to 8th April the annual Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair Exhibition, AITF 2017 will be held in the Baku Expo Center. This 16th exhibition will once again bring together representatives of the tourism world, government institutions ...

Number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan grew 12.1 percent in 2016

25.02.2017 [20:21]
A total of 2,248,000 foreigners visited Azerbaijan last year, a 12.1 percent growth against 2015, according to the State Statistical Committee. Official figures suggest that the majority of visitors were from neighboring countries, including 33.1 percent ...

Alicante tourism officials seek to attract Azerbaijani tourists

19.02.2017 [21:07]
Tourism officials of the Spanish city of Alicante seek to attract tourists from Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. A tourism delegation of Alicante has recently visited Baku and Almaty to explore opportunities for increasing tourism numbers. Vice president of Alicante tourism council ...

Minister highlights Azerbaijan`s tourism potential at World Tourism Forum in Istanbul

18.02.2017 [16:18]
Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has highlighted Azerbaijan`s tourism potential as he addressed the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. He drew the audience`s attention to what the Azerbaijani government is doing to develop and promote tourism ...

Baku hosts event on tourism potential of Greece and Azerbaijan

18.02.2017 [10:56]
A presentation titled "Tourism as a bridge between Greece and Azerbaijan" has been held in Baku. The event is organized by United Cultures, supported by the Embassy of Greece in Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the Greek tour ...

Azerbaijani minister to attend Global Meeting of World Tourism Forum 

15.02.2017 [19:17]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev will take part in the Global Meeting of the World Tourism Forum that will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 16-18 February. Garayev will deliver a speech at a round table for the ministers of tourism ...

Baku to host event on tourism potential of Greece and Azerbaijan

14.02.2017 [13:54]
A presentation titled "Tourism as a bridge between Greece and Azerbaijan" will be held in Baku on February 17. The conference is organized by United Cultures, supported by the Embassy of Greece in Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the Greek ...

Azerbaijan proposes developing joint tourism packages for foreign tourists with Kazakhstan

05.02.2017 [12:13]
Azerbaijani ambassador to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov has proposed developing joint tourism packages for foreign tourists as he met with director of Kazakhstan Tourism Industry Department Marat Igaliyev. Mammadov said tourism authorities and agencies ...

Tokyo to host seminar within GUAM-Japan cooperation

28.01.2017 [14:42]
A seminar on the development of tourism will be held in Tokyo from January 29 to February 4 on the sidelines of the GUAM-Japan cooperation. The seminar will bring together Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy ...

Jean-Francois Mansel: ASAN Visa paves way for increase of tourist flow to Azerbaijan

27.01.2017 [21:20]
ASAN Visa paves the way for the increase of tourist flow to Azerbaijan, a member of the French National Assembly Jean-Francois Mansel told AZERTAC. “We laud the establishment of “ASAN service”. The visa services are very important ...