Is there a reason to talk about Christmas in Azerbaijan when the country is mainly Muslim? The simple answer is yes.
Azerbaijan and Dagestan promise to create a touristic corridor with northern neighbor, Russia. According to news from Azerbaijan, a federal project to create a “green corridor” is underway in order to reduce barriers for tourists both ways.
This year is the fifteenth anniversary of the Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (AITF). The region’s leading travel expo, that showcases travel industry offerings across the Caspian. Key meetups, workshops, programs, networking, and product offerings top the list of activities for participants and attendees of AITF 2016.
The Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa) is creating a mobile app guide service that will presumably attract more tourists and improving the quality of services in the country.
Travel agents in Azerbaijan now get the benefit of more efficient booking Azerbaijan Airlines via the Sabre global distribution system.
The Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa) and the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB) will sign a memorandum on mutual cooperation according to news from AsTa.
Opening today at the Contemporary Art Space in Baku, the exhibition “Catalyzer” displays video art works by modern artists. Oranized by the Baku Creative Center, and with the contributions of the United Artists’ Club there, the art exhibit will hopefully further stimulate the development of such arts in Azerbaijan.
In tourism news from Azerbaijan, according to Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfaz Garayev the goal of the ministry in the mid term is to grow the tourism sector there by some 70 to 80 percent.
In news from one of Armenia’s most remote regions, the National Statistical Service (NKR) reports that visits to ancient Karabakh were 36.9% higher for 2012 than visits from the previous year.
Coming up in April the Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair (AITF) arrives at Baku Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. Azerbaijan’s fast moving tourism market is the highlight of this Caucasian regional event turned world tourism trade show.
The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan last year increased by some 2.4 percent when compared with the previous year. This via a report by Azerbaijan’s Tourism Ministry from the World Economic Forum results. Overall, when compared with previous figures, Azerbaijan has moved five spaces to 79th among countries in Europe where tourism is concerned.
This year’s meeting of the Tripartite Council for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project is to be held in Istanbul starting today. The railway, a joint Georgian-Azerbaijani-Turkish inter-state affair, is heavily funded by the Azerbaijan State Oil Fund, and of mutual benefit to all the partners.