This week at the World Travel Market (WTM) the Azerbaijan Tourism Board has launched its ‘Take another look’ marketing campaign as part of a new strategy to rebrand the country and to increase inbound tourism by 2023.
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.
For visitors to Azerbaijan and Baku this Fall and Winter experiencing one of the world’s most fascinating capitals just got more luxurious. The Eurovision Song Contest may be over, but the richness of Baku has a new home away from home, the new Four Seasons.
Azerbaijan welcomed in the spring last week with one of its biggest parties of the year, an event that saw thousands of revelers come out onto the streets of capital city Baku to join in the festivities.
According to the news from Azerbaijan, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski met with Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov today to further strengthen those nations’ ties. The meeting in Baku, Komorowski’s first stop on a trou that covers Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia, was primarily focused toward Poland’s interests in Azerbeijan’s energy sector.
Azerbaijan’s tourism industry is nowhere near as profitable as the potential indicates. The government there is taking steps to ramp up the country’s lagging travel profile with education, outreach, regulation, and an appeal to people in Azerbaijan to show their true hospitality effectively.
In news from Azerbaijan, Starwood Hotels and Silk Way Airlines have penned a deal to open a Sheraton there as part of the hotel chain’s massive expansion. The new hotel, located in the capital city of Baku, will feature over 200 guest rooms and customary Sheraton amenities. The hotel is scheduled to open in the fall of this year, according to the press.