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.
New for 2017, there will be added ethno-cultural routes in Dagestan and Azerbaijan in an international project of the countries of the CIS and China’s “New Silk Road” initiative. In a promising news tourism industry development, Dagestan is planning to open the routes and stays in accordance with the travelogues of the famous French novelist Alexander Dumas.
For the first time ever, the regions of North Caucasian Federal district were United on a single exhibition stand at Intourmarket (ITM) 2016.
In ski news from Caucasus ski resort ‘Arkhyz’, instructors in alpine skiing and snowboarding, and JSC ‘Resorts of the North Caucasus’ will hold certification courses for training courses entry-level instructors ( ‘C’ category) and instructors average level of training (category ‘B’ ), for the upcoming 2016/17 season.
According to a recent report via Otdyh.Na Kubani.ru, the first skiing village of a larger complex of resorts will come to the Lago-Naki area of the Azish in Russia’s Krasnodar Krai region. The ski area, capable of entertaining 5,000 enthusiasts, will eventually offer more than 35 ski tracks and black tracks for downhill experts.
Continuing where we left off yesterday, here’s the second installment of our series on ‘Unseen Russia’. The more ghoulish amongst Argophilia fans won’t be able to get enough of the Tsoi-Pede Necropolis in war-torn Chechnya – Russia’s very own take on the City of the Dead. Yet again we have to rely on legends to […]
The Georgian Military Highway runs north through the Caucasus from Tbilisi to the border of Russia. Since 1799, it has served as an important link between Asia and Europe. This highway was not referred to as the Military Highway until Russia annexed east Georgia during the 19th century, improving the track for the purpose of troop movements. For the traveler the highway is significant because it travels past some of the most awe inspiring landscapes and attractions in the world.
When Switzerland is out of the question, an even the value of skiing or snowboarding Eastern Europe seems impossible, there is Stowe, Vermont. For the weekend Winter excursion for easterners, Stowe represents a top notch skiing solution. While not the cheapest lift ticket in the world, Vermont accommodations are famous for rustic luxury.
President Mikheil Saaklashvili of Georgia as proclaimed that Svaneti resort will rival the world’s great ski destinations, and why not. High atop the world, unaccessible except to the adventurer, this majestic place already rivals any on Earth for sheer beauty and mysticism. One people can visit here conveniently, millions will yearn to see this jewel of the Caucasus.
The Republic of Georgia is a hot spot for International direct investment in Eastern Europe. Despite an economic contraction after the spat with Russia in 2008, the country is on course for substantial growth this year. President Mikheil Saakashvili is approaching investors in the Middle East this week about accelerating the country’s recovery.