Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism attends 56th meeting of UNWTO Commission for Europe

26.08.2013 [21:48]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has participated in the 56th meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe in Livingstone, Zambia. The meeting was organized in the framework of the twentieth session ...

More than 270,000 Azerbaijanis visited Turkey in first half of 2013

20.08.2013 [11:34]
The first half of the current year saw 272,000 Azerbaijanis visit Turkey, according to Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism. According to Turkish media reports, a total of 16,995,000 tourists visited the country in the ...

Azerbaijan's Culture and Tourism Ministry advises citizens not to travel to Egypt

16.08.2013 [19:57]
Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism urged Azerbaijani citizens not to travel to Egypt and tourism companies to refrain from organizing tours to this country. The Ministry does not recommend that Azerbaijani citizens and travel agencies organize ...

Rossiya 24 channel features Azerbaijani regions

15.08.2013 [20:04]
Rossiya 24 TV channel has featured a report highlighting Azerbaijani regions. Entitled “In harmony with mountains”, the report was presented by Russian journalist Anton Borisov, who travelled to mountainous regions in Azerbaijan, including Guba, Khinalig ...

French ambassador visits Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism

31.07.2013 [19:47]
French Ambassador in Baku Pascal Meunier and the embassy`s attaché for culture and cooperation Vincent Lorenzini have today visited Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism (ATI) ...

First secretary of US embassy visits Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism

25.07.2013 [21:48]
First secretary of the US embassy to Azerbaijan Roger Rigaud has visited the Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism to meet its rector, professor Jafar Jafarov. According to the press service of the Institute, Rigaud, who started his diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan a year ago, expressed interest to activity of the Institute. ...

AtaTravel Ltd announces special tourist trip to Hungary

12.07.2013 [18:06]
Travel agency AtaTravel Ltd has announced a special offer - a tourist trip to Hungary just for 220 manats. At the peak of the tourist season the tourists have received an excellent opportunity to visit Budapest: the tour price includes airfare for ...

Film on Azerbaijan wins international festival

10.07.2013 [16:55]
"Azerbaijan - Land of Fire" shot by Italian director Daniele Carminati has became the winner of International Tourism Film Festival in Lecce, Italy ...

Azerbaijani delegation visits Austria as part of Twinning project

05.07.2013 [18:56]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by deputy culture and tourism minister Nazim Samadov visited Austria as part of the EU-funded Twinning project on Strengthening the Capacity of the Department of Tourism in the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism ...

UNWTO welcomes Azerbaijan`s new e-visa system

29.06.2013 [10:28]
World Tourism Organization has issued press release welcoming Azerbaijan`s implementation of a new e-visa system streamlining visa applications into an electronic format, aimed to attract more international tourists into the country. “Azerbaijan`s decision is the recognition of how visa facilitation can be a key measure ...

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 ...