Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair to be held in April

05.03.2019 [18:32]
The 18th Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair, AITF 2019, will open its doors for visitors at Baku Expo Centre from April 4-6. As is tradition, the exhibition will bring together representatives of the tourism market from various countries, as well as national and regional tourism organizations and government agencies ...

Shirvan National Park

05.03.2019 [17:41]
Shirvan National Park is a national park of Azerbaijan. The semi-desert national park located just over 100 kilometres southwest of Baku combines wildlife, dunes and a short stretch coastline. Visitors enjoy landscapes and diversity of fauna with its large population of gazelles, jungle cats and turtles ...

Azerbaijan saw up to 8% increase in tourist flow on eve of 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix

04.03.2019 [20:20]
“The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan on the eve of Formula 1 Grand Prix races increased 6-8 percent last year,” said representative of Azerbaijan Tourism Board Bahruz Asgarov. He noted that Azerbaijan Tourism Board will launch a new campaign this year that will see ...

Azerbaijani finance minister: 73,000 Saudi tourists visited Azerbaijan last year

04.03.2019 [20:06]
A total of 73,000 tourists from Saudi Arabia visited Azerbaijan in 2018, said Finance Minister Samir Sharifov at the 5th meeting of Azerbaijan-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission. The minister emphasized that the number of Saudi tourists visiting the country increased from 7,463 in ...

About 200,000 foreigners and stateless persons from 143 countries visited Azerbaijan in January

25.02.2019 [20:21]
A total of 191,600 foreigners and stateless persons from 143 counties visited Azerbaijan in January this year, according to the State Statistical Committee. This is 2,9 per cent more compared to the same period of last year, the Committee said. According to the committee ...

Russian tourism agencies get acquainted with Azerbaijan’s tourism potential

25.02.2019 [15:01]
Representatives of one of the most famous tourism agencies chain on the Russian market are in Azerbaijan to get acquainted with the country's touristic opportunities and their subsequent promotion in the Russian market. The visit is organized by Russia’s well-known tour operator Summer Tour Russia with ...

What to do in Azerbaijan in winter?

23.02.2019 [19:25]
If you want to experience all the delights of a snowy winter, then welcome to world-class ski resorts in the Gusar and Gabala regions! ...

Every tourist should see this museum in Khachmaz

22.02.2019 [23:51]
The Historical and Local Lore Museum in Khachmaz has a large number of exhibits reflecting the history and cultural heritage of the region and the country as a whole and of interest to tourists. Founded in 1981, the museum moved to a new modern building ...

Every tourist should do this in Guba

21.02.2019 [16:50]
Guba district has long gained popularity among tourists due to its proximity to the capital of Azerbaijan. In Guba, the symbol of which is the ruddy apple, beautiful nature, a large number of historical sights and a carefully protected cultural heritage ...

Moroccan newspaper throws spotlight on Azerbaijani tourism

15.02.2019 [14:09]
Moroccan Al-Islah and at-Tanmiya newspaper has published an article headlined “Tourism in Azerbaijan: as I see it”. The article hails the development of tourism in Azerbaijan and the implementation of industry-related state programs. The newspaper ...

Azerbaijan and Mexico mull tourism cooperation

15.02.2019 [01:02]
Chairman of Azerbaijan's State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev and Mexican Ambassador to Azerbaijan Juan Rodrigo Labardini Flores have examined the potential for cooperation in the field of tourism. The Mexican diplomat shared his country’s experience in thematic tourism ...

National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants (continued)

04.02.2019 [19:25]
There are nine National Parks in Azerbaijan, created for environmental, educational, scientific purposes, as well as to promote the development of ecological tourism. In some of them, there are rare species of fauna, such as the persian leopard and the striped hyena ...

National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants

01.02.2019 [19:59]
In Azerbaijan, there are nine national parks scattered throughout the country and characterized by high natural diversity. They are inhabited by hundreds of species of rare representatives of the fauna and flora listed in the Red Book ...

Iranian tourism portal releases video about Azerbaijan VIDEO

28.01.2019 [15:28]
Iran’s tourism portal Safarbank.ir has released a video highlighting Baku’s and Azerbaijan’s tourism areas. The portal highlights the photos of Azerbaijan's sights as Nabran, Bilgah, Mardakan and hotels located there, as well as the history of Gobustan rock paintings ...

Gusar region - opportunities for ecotourism

26.01.2019 [18:44]
Azerbaijan is ideal for the development of ecological tourism. The mountain landscapes of Shahdag, the wooded hills of Chilegir, the picturesque waterfalls of the villages of Laza and Kuzun, the riding on segways, bobcards and zipline, and, of ...

11 things to do in Ganja

25.01.2019 [15:30]
Located on both banks of the fertile Ganjachai River, the Azerbaijani city of Ganja has repeatedly been subjected to trials of fate, becoming the object of attacks 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 ...

Azerbaijan is a country of unrevealed curiosities for the world, says tourism board CEO

23.01.2019 [18:16]
As the ‘Country in Focus’ at the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange 2019 (SATTE 2019) held this month Times of India’s (TOI) Swati Mathur caught up with the chief executive officer of the Azerbaijan Tourism Board, Florian Sengstschmid ...

Seven things to do in Mingachevir

17.01.2019 [21:21]
One of the youngest cities of Azerbaijan, Mingachevir, was founded in 1945. Today, this well-groomed flowering city located in a picturesque area on the banks of the Kura River is not only the main energy center of Azerbaijan (65% of all electricity in ...

Azerbaijan joins SATTE 2019 international tourism exhibition in India

17.01.2019 [17:39]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international SATTE 2019 exhibition held in New Delhi, India on January 16-17, aiming to broadly promote the country’s tourism potential abroad. Azerbaijan is represented at the two-day event by 19 agencies, including experts ...