Azerbaijan`s tourism bodies join UNWTO

30.06.2011 [20:21]
The Azerbaijani Tourism Institute, Baku Tourism Information Center and Azerbaijan Tourism Association (Azta) have become affiliate members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ...

Hilton Baku appoints Executive Management team

28.06.2011 [17:54]
Hilton Baku today announced the appointment of its senior management team for the new hotel, which is expected to open in September 2011. Hilton Baku today announced the appointment of its ...

UNWTO Executive Council endorses efforts to better position tourism in the global agenda

25.06.2011 [20:38]
UNWTO Member States attending the 90th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council have expressed their support for UNWTO`s activities aimed at positing ...

UNWTO launches World Tourism Day 2011

20.06.2011 [23:04]
World Tourism Day 2011 will be celebrated under the theme Tourism – Linking Cultures, an opportunity to highlight tourism`s role in bringing the cultures of the ...

JW Marriott Absheron Baku hotel to open in December

20.06.2011 [14:31]
The JW Marriott Absheron Baku hotel owned by Marriott International will open in December. The hotel of 243 rooms is located in Azadlig (Liberty) Square in the capital. The hotel will offer ...

Local communities to secure bigger benefits from tourism

18.06.2011 [15:29]
Ensuring that the social and economic benefits of tourism reach local communities was at the heart of the first `UNWTO Seminar on Tourism Ethics for Asia ...

Georgia’s tourism opportunities presented in Baku

18.06.2011 [13:01]
The Georgian embassy in Baku has held a presentation on the country`s tourism opportunities at the “AF Hotel-Aqua Park” resort complex in Novkhani ...

UNWTO Algarve Forum sets a consensus for tourism strategies

11.06.2011 [22:01]
While tourism has enormous potential to contribute to development, it can only do so with adequate governance systems which empower people and ...

UN Women`s head commends tourism as engine for gender equality

09.06.2011 [20:52]
On her first visit to Spain as Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet visited UNWTO headquarters in Madrid to strengthen collaboration between the two UN bodies in promoting gender ...

UNWTO supporting tourism in Tunisia

06.06.2011 [21:36]
The Minister of Tourism of Tunisia, Mehdi Houas, highlighted the importance of the support of the international community to Tunis and particularly ...

Azerbaijan attends international tourism conference in Bulgaria

06.06.2011 [13:56]
Vusala Gahramanli from the Azerbaijan Tourism Institute (ATI), Aytan Shadlinskaya from the Khazar University and Nadir Ibadov from Ganja State University participated in the international conference in ...

Azerbaijan attends ECO - Rest -2011 fair and festival

24.05.2011 [15:52]
“Azertur” company represented Azerbaijan at the 2nd national village tourism fair and festival “ECO- Rest-2011” in Kiev, Ukraine on May 20-22. The fair was organized by “Autoexpo” company ...

Azeri delegation attend Global Travel and Tourism Summit

20.05.2011 [16:41]
Azeri delegation led by the Minister of Tourism and Culture of Azerbaijan Abulfas Garayev attended the 11th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in Las-Vegas on May 17-19 ...

Baku to host international hospitality exhibition in May

15.05.2011 [14:38]
HOREX 2011, the 5th Anniversary Caucasus International Hospitality Exhibition will be held here on May 25-27 ...

Azerbaijan to participate in Global Travel and Tourism Summit

15.05.2011 [13:10]
The delegation of Azerbaijan led by Minister of Tourism and Culture Abulfaz Garayev will be attending the 11th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in Las-Vegas on May 17-19 ...

Canadian TV Channel airs video trailer on Azerbaijan`s city Naftalan

14.05.2011 [15:29]
CTV News, a Canadian English language cable television headline news specialty channel, broadcasted a video trailer dedicated to a small oil-rich ...

UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan visits Tourism Institute

12.05.2011 [19:56]
UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan Fikret Akcura has visited Azerbaijan Tourism Institute, where he met with rector of the institute, Professor Jafar Jafarov on Wednesday ...

“New decade: Challenges and Perspectives” forum held in Astana

11.05.2011 [15:10]
The fourth two-day economic forum titled “New decade: Challenges and Perspectives” was held in Astana. Azeri delegation attended the event. The ...

Russian magazine publishes article on Shaki cuisine

11.05.2011 [14:02]
Popular Russian magazine “Vokrug Sveta” (“Around the World”) in its April edition has published an article titled “Shaki`s oasis”. The article deals with famous cuisine of Shaki region of ...