Azerbaijan joins BSEC working group`s tourism meeting
An Azerbaijani delegation is attending the joint meeting of the working group on culture and cooperation in tourism of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Istanbul, Turkey. The event brings together representatives of the ministries of culture and tourism of 11 member countries ...
US tour operators get acquainted with Azerbaijan`s tourism potential
US tour operators have met with representatives of about 70 tourism companies of Azerbaijan in Baku to familiarize themselves with the country`s tourism potential. They exchanged views on tourism services offered in Azerbaijan as well as bilateral cooperation prospects ...
Azerbaijan joins Global Healthcare Travel Forum
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Ruslan Guliyev, President of the Azerbaijan Health and Thermal Tourism Support Association, has participated in the International Healthcare Travel Forum (IHTF) 2019 held in Amman, Jordan ...
Yanar Bulag – unusual fire spring
The coastal Astara region of Azerbaijan is lushly forested and is known especially for its citrus fruits. Rising rapidly behind this narrow fringe, the first phalanx of wooded hills are vaguely evocative of South-East Asia with big slightly sparse tree cover on ...
Azerbaijan`s tourism promoted at Pakistan Travel Mart expo
Fourteen Azerbaijani travel companies have exhibited their products and services at Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) exhibition held in Karachi. The companies highlighted Azerbaijan`s potential in various areas of tourism, as well as the county`s attractions, hotels, national cuisine, and tourist routes ...
Azerbaijan`s stand installed at 12th Black Sea Tourism Forum in Varna
Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Bulgaria has installed a national stand at the 12th Tourism Black Sea Forum in Varna, Bulgaria. The stand promoted tourism potential and culture of Azerbaijan, featuring souvenirs, samples of national cuisine, wines, booklets and other printing material ...
National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants
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. Unlike nature reserves, which, as a rule, do not allow tourists, National Parks are open to the public ...
By the 11th and 12th centuries, Baku had become a large commercial seaport on the Caspian Sea. For safety reasons, the Shirvanshah dynasty initiated a large-scale building project to strengthen the city’s fortification works. A fortress, protected ...
Naftalan - white gold of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is extraordinarily generously endowed with a variety of natural resources that are used in medicine. Many of them, such as thermal springs, therapeutic mud, salt caves are scattered all over the country. But one natural phenomenon is so ...
Khinalig - Azerbaijan`s ancient village
Khinalig is the ancient village in Azerbaijan. The village is located an hour drive along a new road from Guba city. Khinalig has developed its own culture and traditions, and even its own language. The village is over 5,000 years old. For centuries, this ...
Azerbaijani delegation attends 23rd session of UNWTO General Assembly
An Azerbaijani delegation is attending the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russia. The event brings together over 1,100 delegates, including 65 tourism ministers and deputy ministers ...
“Azerbaijan: Take Another Look” video ad wins international festival
“Azerbaijan: Take Another Look” promotional video by Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau has won FilmAT Festival in the category of “Best tourism destination video” in Warsaw, Poland. FilmAT Festival is a member of the International Committee of Tourfilm Festivals – CIFFT (Comité International ...
St. Petersburg to host 23rd session of UNWTO General Assembly
The 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from September 9 to 13. Over 1,500 delegates from 158 countries will gather together at the Assembly venues to discuss solutions ...
India to host World Tourism Day 2019
India has been chosen as the host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019 on the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’. Celebrated every September 27 around the world, the purpose of World Tourism Day is to foster awareness among the ...
‘Launch of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Thailand will boost tourist flow between two countries’
“The opening of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Thailand will boost the tourist flow between the two countries,” Deputy Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand for International Marketing Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas Srisuda ...
Azerbaijan`s tourism potential to be promoted in China’s three major cities
Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau will hold a series of presentations in China’s major cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou on September 16-22. Twelve Azerbaijani and around 100 Chinese tourism companies will participate in the event titled ...
Azerbaijan to promote its tourism potential in three Indian cities
The Azerbaijan Tourism Board will organize a series of presentations in the Indian cities of Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai on September 9-13 of this year, aiming to broadly promote the country’s tourism potential abroad. The four-day event, entitled “Azerbaijan-India Roadshow on Travel Trade" will bring together 16 Azerbaijani ...
What to bring from Baku
Souvenirs from Baku are as bright and colorful as Azerbaijan itself. Romantics and aesthetes buy jewelry and silk scarves, gourmets enjoy a choice of baklava and rich alpine tea, few pass by carpet weaving products. Ethnic crafts, souvenir weapons, hammered copper ...
Minister: Malaysia keen on expanding tourism cooperation with Azerbaijan
Malaysian Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mohammadin Bin Haji Ketapi has expressed his country`s eagerness to widen cooperation with Azerbaijan in the field of tourism. He received Azerbaijani ambassador to Malaysia Galey Allahverdiyev ...