Russian TV channel features Shaki

21.06.2013 [14:01]
Rossiya 24 TV channel broadcast a special program on the ancient Azerbaijani town of Shaki. The program told of the history of the town, hospitality of people, carpet-weaving traditions ...

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts expands into Azerbaijan with Swissotel Baku

21.06.2013 [11:51]
The expansion of Swissotel Hotels & Resorts continues at the crossroads of Southwest Asia and Europe with a new deluxe hotel in Baku, Azerbaijan. Scheduled to open in 2015, Swissotel Baku is currently under construction and will open ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism industry presented in Japan

12.06.2013 [22:10]
The presentation of Azerbaijan`s tourism industry has been held in Japan organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy and Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA). The event was attended by about 30 representatives from Japan’s land, infrastructure ...

Azerbaijani tourists 2nd frequent visitors to Georgia

06.06.2013 [19:11]
Tourists from Azerbaijan have made up the second largest visitor group to Georgia in the first five months of 2013, Georgia`s Ministry of Internal Affairs has announced ...

Azerbaijan attends 95th session of UNWTO Executive Council

30.05.2013 [15:30]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Nazim Samadov is participating in the 95th session of UNWTO Executive Council in Belgrade, Serbia. The Azerbaijani delegation, as part of the visit, will hold a number of meetings. The 95th session of the UNWTO Executive Council, meeting in Belgrade, unanimously ...

AzerTAc journalists familiarize with intangible cultural heritage of Ukraine

26.05.2013 [12:17]
Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) reporters are taking part in the media tour, organized for CIS journalists in Ukraine. The media tour is organized by the State Agency of Ukraine for Tourism and Resorts, Ministry of resorts and tourism of Crimea and Crimean Resort and Travel Agency ...

UNWTO “Global Code of Ethics for Tourism” posted in Azerbaijani translation

17.05.2013 [18:14]
Adopted in 1999 by the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, the full text of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET), which is a comprehensive set of principles designed to guide key-players in tourism development, has been translated and posted on the site of the World Tourism Organization ...

Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism, Swiss Lausanne Hotel School discuss prospects for cooperation

15.05.2013 [19:13]
Representatives of the Switzerland`s Lausanne Hotel School Yateendra Sinh and Mark Dunford have visited Azerbaijan`s Institute of Tourism. Rector of Azerbaijan Tourism Institute, Professor Jafar Jafarov briefed the Swiss delegation ...

Turkish “World Travel Channel” TV crew in Azerbaijan

15.05.2013 [10:59]
A survey squad of Turkish World Travel Channel TV has arrived in Azerbaijan on the invitation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The main purpose of the visit is to shoot a documentary on Azerbaijan`s tourism potential and demonstrate this movie on World Travel Channel ...

ATM 2013 kicks off in Dubai, UAE

07.05.2013 [16:58]
One of the world’s leading trade exhibitions for travel industry professionals annually held by the Arabian Travel Market’s 20th, ATM 2013 has today opened at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Azerbaijan`s delegation led by Nazim Samadov, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, ...

Secretary General of International Federation of Social Workers visits Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism

03.05.2013 [20:50]
Rory Truell, Secretary General of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), has today met rector of Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism (ATU) Jafar Jafarov. Jafarov highlighted the activities of the Institute. He said the Institute attaches great ...

Azerbaijan attends international conference on new cultural horizons for tourism in Bahrain

03.05.2013 [20:07]
Rector of the Azerbaijan Tourism Institute Jafar Jafarov has participated in an international conference aimed at exploring new cultural horizons for tourism in Bahrain ...

Number of tourists coming to Azerbaijan is expected to increase by 10 percent

27.04.2013 [13:28]
The number of tourists coming to Azerbaijan is expected to increase by 10 percent, Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev told the reporters ...

Azerbaijan showcases its potential at international Almaty exhibition

26.04.2013 [11:04]
The KIFT-2013 international tourism exhibition has opened in the Kazakh city of Almaty. Organizers of the event as the Tourism committee of the Kazakhstan`s Ministry of Industry and Modern Technologies, Almaty city administration, UK ITE Group PLCE. ...

Azerbaijan successfully represented in China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market

25.04.2013 [13:28]
Azerbaijan was successfully represented in China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) held in Beijing, April 9-11. Azerbaijan`s large delegation included officials of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and representatives of the country`s tourism companies like Geo travel, Improtex travel, SW travel and Matrix Oasis ...

Representative of World Tourism Organization visits ATU

24.04.2013 [21:59]
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Director for Member Relations and Services Zoltan Somogyi has today visited Azerbaijan Tourism University (ATU) ...

Kuwaiti journalists write on their visit to Azerbaijan

24.04.2013 [16:24]
The journalists from the Kuwaiti newspapers ‘Al-Vasat,’ ‘Alam El-Yaum,’ and Al-Ray’ have visited Azerbaijan within the info-tour after which they published detailed articles and photos narrating on Azerbaijan. The articles are briefing readers on Azerbaijan’s amazing nature, favorable climate for the ...

Azerbaijan to present its tourism potential at “KITF-2013” exhibition

23.04.2013 [14:50]
Almaty city of Kazakhstan will host the International Tourism Exhibition “KITF-2013” on April 24-26. The exhibition will feature 203 companies from 43 countries, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of ...

Baku hosts meeting of Silk Road initiative working group

22.04.2013 [10:41]
III meeting of the working group on the initiative of the Silk Road of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is underway in Baku. The meeting aims at support for sustainable development of tourism along the Silk Road ...