Flights between Baku and Beijing to be increased VIDEO

16.01.2019 [19:36]
Azerbaijan Airlines, Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau and the leading Chinese travel company - ETI-Holidays (Beijing HUAYUAN International Travel Co., LTD) signed a trilateral memorandum of understanding in Beijing. The memorandum envisages increasing the flow of Chinese ...

The legacy of the monarchical past of Azerbaijan

11.01.2019 [20:28]
The lands of Azerbaijan in different periods of history fell under the influence of various empires, were part of various principalities and armies, and were divided into khanates. Many material evidences of the monarchical past - palaces, fortresses, gardens, tombs have survived to this day ...

11 things that must be done in Sheki

07.01.2019 [20:54]
Sheki, located in a picturesque mountainous region of Azerbaijan, 380 km west of Baku, has an ancient history dating back about 2500 years. It has preserved many historical sights, a special place among which is occupied by the Sheki Khans' ...

TripAdvisor names world`s top 25 travel destinations

05.01.2019 [20:22]
TripAdvisor, the world`s largest travel site, named the top 25 travel destinations in the world. “From hidden gems to popular destinations, start a new year of travel from these destinations that TripAdvisor travelers recognized as the best,” the website noted ...

Architectural symbols of modern Baku

28.12.2018 [16:52]
Baku has always been famous for its architectural appearance. On the urban scene, masterpieces of ancient architecture, such as the Maiden Tower or the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, organically coexisted for many years with the buildings of the classicism era of the first oil boom and the Soviet minimalist buildings ...

What is definitely worth trying in Azerbaijan? Part two

25.12.2018 [18:15]
We continue our review of some dishes and products that are worth paying attention to during your trip to Azerbaijan ...

What is definitely worth trying in Azerbaijan? Part one

20.12.2018 [21:31]
Azerbaijani cuisine is undoubtedly one of the most interesting in the East. The sophisticated gourmets who come to Azerbaijan become loyal connoisseurs of national cuisine, distinguished by an abundance of all sorts of meat, fish and vegetable dishes ...

Azerbaijan, Astrakhan agree to develop tourism cooperation

20.12.2018 [00:06]
Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency and Russia’s Astrakhan region have signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of tourism. The document was signed by Chairman of Azerbaijan's State Tourism Agency Fuad Nagiyev and acting Governor of Astrakhan region Sergei Morozov ...

Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss tourism development

17.12.2018 [16:18]
Chairman of the Azerbaijan-Ukraine International Alliance Elmar Mammadov and head of Volyn Regional State Administration Alexander Savchenko discussed the ways of developing tourism relations between the two countries ...

Seven Azerbaijani festivals for gourmets

11.12.2018 [16:16]
In Azerbaijan, always welcome guests. Whenever you come here, a warm and cordial welcome awaits you. But there are such festivals in our country that seem to be created to demonstrate the generosity of the Azerbaijani land and the hospitality of the people. If you make a visit to such significant dates, you can get closer to ...

What to do in Azerbaijan in the winter?

07.12.2018 [20:21]
On the Absheron Peninsula, where the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku is located, the winters are mild with an average temperature of 4-6 degrees Celsius. In the cold season, entertainment in indoor complexes, which are numerous ...

Azerbaijan, Cuba discuss prospects for tourism cooperation

28.11.2018 [18:53]
Chairman of Azerbaijan`s State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev has met with Cuban Ambassador to the country Alfredo Nieves Portuondo to discuss prospects for tourism cooperation. The sides stressed the importance of friendly relations between the two countries. “Cuba ...

National Heritage of Azerbaijan: Basgal and Kalagayi

27.11.2018 [16:29]
Reminding slightly of the Baku fortress, the village of Basgal pleases the eye with well-groomed streets and houses. Located 56 km from the present center of Ismayilli district, Basgal played the role of a district center until 1933. The village with an ...

Three great fortress cities of Azerbaijan

22.11.2018 [20:10]
We continue the story about the most significant fortresses of Azerbaijan. In the old days, most cities in Azerbaijan tried to strengthen their possessions with powerful fortress walls, combining defensive towers into a single fortification ensemble ...

First Startup competition about tourism in Baku is coming up

13.11.2018 [21:23]
Startup Weekend Travel event will happen in Baku with the support of “Asan İnnoland” and “Next Step” innovation centers. The information was cited by the executive director of NEXT Step innovation center – one of the local participants of the event ...

Provocation of Armenians at exhibition World Travel Market 2018 prevented

08.11.2018 [11:16]
As a result of interference and protest of the State Tourism Agency and the Tourism Bureau of Azerbaijan, the provocation of Armenians has been prevented at the World Travel Market 2018 in London ...

Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand presented in London

07.11.2018 [17:21]
Azerbaijan has been represented at an international tourism fair World Travel Market (WTM) 2018 in London. As part of the fair, the Azerbaijan Tourism Board presented a marketing campaign “Take another look”, the country’s new tourism brand ...

Azerbaijan attends WTO Executive Council’s 109th session

01.11.2018 [11:14]
As reported, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held its 109th Executive Council session in Manama, Bahrain. The event bringing together over 100 delegates from 40 world countries is also attended by Azerbaijani delegation comprising ...

Six legendary fortresses of Azerbaijan - from Shamakhi to Nakhchivan

27.10.2018 [18:04]
Fortresses, bastions, citadels and other fortifications from time immemorial stood guard over the borders of Azerbaijani cities and khanates. Do not count how much they repulsed the enemy attacks and destroyed the enemy’s cunning plans. The ...