“Azerbaijan: Take Another Look” video ad wins international festival

10.09.2019 [17:47]
“Azerbaijan: Take Another Look” promotional video by Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau has won FilmAT Festival in the category of “Best tourism destination video” in Warsaw, Poland. FilmAT Festival is a member of the International Committee of Tourfilm Festivals – CIFFT (Comité International ...

St. Petersburg to host 23rd session of UNWTO General Assembly

29.08.2019 [19:22]
The 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from September 9 to 13. Over 1,500 delegates from 158 countries will gather together at the Assembly venues to discuss solutions ...

India to host World Tourism Day 2019

29.08.2019 [18:51]
India has been chosen as the host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019 on the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’. Celebrated every September 27 around the world, the purpose of World Tourism Day is to foster awareness among the ...

‘Launch of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Thailand will boost tourist flow between two countries’

25.08.2019 [13:49]
“The opening of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Thailand will boost the tourist flow between the two countries,” Deputy Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand for International Marketing Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas Srisuda ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism potential to be promoted in China’s three major cities

25.08.2019 [12:13]
Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau will hold a series of presentations in China’s major cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou on September 16-22. Twelve Azerbaijani and around 100 Chinese tourism companies will participate in the event titled ...

Azerbaijan to promote its tourism potential in three Indian cities

21.08.2019 [18:13]
The Azerbaijan Tourism Board will organize a series of presentations in the Indian cities of Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai on September 9-13 of this year, aiming to broadly promote the country’s tourism potential abroad. The four-day event, entitled “Azerbaijan-India Roadshow on Travel Trade" will bring together 16 Azerbaijani ...

What to bring from Baku

12.08.2019 [12:45]
Souvenirs from Baku are as bright and colorful as Azerbaijan itself. Romantics and aesthetes buy jewelry and silk scarves, gourmets enjoy a choice of baklava and rich alpine tea, few pass by carpet weaving products. Ethnic crafts, souvenir weapons, hammered copper ...

Minister: Malaysia keen on expanding tourism cooperation with Azerbaijan

30.07.2019 [20:16]
Malaysian Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mohammadin Bin Haji Ketapi has expressed his country`s eagerness to widen cooperation with Azerbaijan in the field of tourism. He received Azerbaijani ambassador to Malaysia Galey Allahverdiyev ...

Perfumery palette of Azerbaijan

30.07.2019 [16:58]
The inscription of the historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in July 2019 was a bright event for the whole of Azerbaijan. And have you ever thought that the Khan's Palace can have its own fragrance?! The ...

Natural wonder - Lombok and Gili islands

29.07.2019 [14:09]
Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. From the south it is surrounded by the Indian Ocean and from the north by the Bali Sea, which is part of the Pacific Ocean. It forms part of the chain of the  Lesser Sunda islands, with ...

Pearl of Indonesia - Bali

23.07.2019 [15:02]
Bali is considered to be one of the most exotic islands not only in Indonesia, but also throughout the world. This island is a great place for tourists to relax. Although Indonesia is a Muslim country, 90 percent of the Bali island’s population profess Hinduism ...

Swiss travel portal posts article on Sheki

12.07.2019 [13:44]
The Swiss travel portal www.travel-blog.ch has posted an article headlined "Sheki Khan’s Palace inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List". The article says: “Another cultural sight of Azerbaijan, historic center of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace, has been inscribed on ...

Ganja: the charm of a brick town

11.07.2019 [17:28]
Ganja has been repeatedly tested by fate, becoming the object of barbaric raids by foreign invaders or being in the epicenter of a devastating earthquake. But, contrary to all adversity, the city again and again revived in an even more beautiful appearance ...

Two Gobustans of Azerbaijan

09.07.2019 [10:32]
In Azerbaijan there are two wonderful regions called Gobustan, equally attractive for tourists. One of them, Gobustan district with the center in the old city of Maraza. And the second is the Gobustan Reserve, known throughout the world by the petroglyphs discovered there ...

Azerbaijan in 5 days

05.07.2019 [10:36]
The popular Russian travel portal Tutu.ru offered its readers ideas for a short but informative holiday in Azerbaijan. The author of the review, traveler and photographer Svetlana Puzanskaya told the readers of the site how best to plan a trip to Azerbaijan for 5 days ...

Awesome Absheron: Gobustan, Gala and Yanardag

03.07.2019 [19:24]
Azerbaijan is a country with an ancient history and rich culture, and its lands keep imprints of human development at all stages. Time has preserved for us many archaeological and architectural monuments of the past. And the Absheron Peninsula in this regard is of particular value. Proof of this are the unique stone ...

5 main attractions of Baku Fortress

02.07.2019 [14:17]
Thanks to the once impregnable fortress walls of the Baku Fortress, the medieval city of Icherisheher, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has reached our days almost unchanged. In the center of this magnificent historical and architectural reserve ...

Azerbaijan sees double-digit growth in number of incoming tourists in May

28.06.2019 [20:25]
The number of tourist flow to Azerbaijan increased 18 percent in May of 2019, which is 246,000 foreign citizens more in comparison with the same period of the last year, according to the State Tourism Agency. ...

IDEA, UNWTO sign MoU

17.06.2019 [20:15]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has met with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili. The meeting featured the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between ...