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.
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.
Russian online hotel reservations service Oktogo.ru has announced the most popular CIS cities for Russian travelers for May holidays. The top cities, Minsk, Tashkent, Almaty, Baku, Kiev, Yerevan, Kishinev, Astana, Bishkek and Lvov beat out Georgia’s Tbilisi.
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.
100 musicians and dancers from 13 different Turkic nations will be in London for a debut concert Nevruz, presented by TURKSOY. In celebration of the coming Spring Vestival (Nervuz) this wonderful event delivers the music, song, dance and amazing costumes of all Central Asia to London’s from all over Central Asia Westminster Central Hall March 27th.
Tourism officials in Azerbaijan are busy finalizing their preparations in advance of next month’s ITB Berlin 2013, an event in which the Eastern European country is set to feature prominently as its official Convention & Cultural Partner.
Fancy doing something a little more daring during your next holiday break than the usual sun, sand and surf? If so, then according to one travel organization at least, you couldn’t do much worse than choose Azerbaijan as your next holiday destination.
Pinterest is something of a phenomenon when it comes to users being social and loving all things imagery. As a window inside travel too, the boards on Pinterest can reveal a lot about the wonder and beauty of our travel landscape. Argo Travel News decided to start showing off the best boards for those breathtaking places in Eastern Europe.
For those of you out there who love a challenge, Argo Travel News offers up this Eastern Europe celeb quiz from the cool folks at ProProfs. You’ll be surprised at how proud some countries are of their celebrity countrymen too. More on that later, but test yourself now on your celeb know how.
Once upon a time New York City’s Empire State Building was the envy of the world, the tallest skyscraper then constructed dwarfed all other man made objects. Fast forward to today and news from Azerbaijan. The filthy rich former Soviet Union outpost intends on using oil revenues to catapult itself into the modern age with a range of ambitious projects, including erecting the world’s tallest building.