Tag: Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan witnesses 80% growth in Indian tourists; conducts three-city roadshow in India

Azerbaijan Tourism Board (ATB) recently held a three-city roadshow from September 9 to 13 in Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai. The event brought together key travel industry leaders in the region to build valuable connections between the countries. Ashraf Shikhaliyev, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to India, officials from the Azerbaijan Tourism Board, led by […]

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Azerbaijan allows filming Indian movie scenes to attract more Indian tourists

With an aim to attract Indian tourists to the country, the Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTA) is working hard and negotiating with various Indian companies informed AzTA Chairman Nahid Bagirov. “The Association took the initiative of filming Indian movie scenes in Baku, which ended relatively recently. When this film comes out, it will be a big […]

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TTF opens today in Ahmedabad

The biggest-ever Travel & Tourism Fair in the city The 3-day Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF)  inaugurated today, in the fully packed Exhibition Halls at Gujarat University. 665 exhibitors from 27 Indian states/UTs and from 23 countries are participating in TTF Ahmedabad, making this an unprecedented networking and business opportunity for the travel trade from […]

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Explore Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan like never before

Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan know for its diverse culture and beautiful scenic backdrops calls in for the travellers who are looking for a laidback yet exciting travel prospectus. Source: Lonely Planet

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Azerbaijan undertakes measures for development of tourism

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism held the second meeting of the working group on tourism statistics. It involved representatives of the Ministry of Economy & Industry, the State Migration Service, the State Statistics Committee and the Central Bank of Azerbaijan. “The meeting participants covered such issues as employment in tourism, use of the system […]

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Azerbaijan: An all-in-one tourist destination

Azerbaijan’s rich historical, cultural and natural heritage fascinates business, sport, and medical, cognitive, hunting, exotic, beach, and even gastronomic tourists. Untouched nature, mineral springs, the world’s only oil field treatment – Naftalan, a unique ancient architecture, and cuisine are its pride. The country’s suitable and comfortable climate enables to organize summer and winter holidays and […]

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Azerbaijan joins UNWTO Executive Council

In the 20th session of United Nation World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) General Assembly, Azerbaijan was voted to become a part of the UNWTO Executive Council. The country won favour with 25 votes in competition with Germany, Serbia, and Bulgaria. “Achievements within the World Tourism Organisation’s Executive Council are indication of the growing influence of Azerbaijan […]

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UNWTO hails Azerbaijan’s new e-visa system

UNWTO welcomed Azerbaijan’s efforts to implement a new e-visa system, which streamlines visa applications into an electronic format in an aim to attract more international tourists into the country. The electronic visa system, operational since March 2013, was set up following a decree by President Ilham Aliyev to facilitate visa procedures for foreigners travelling to […]

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Jordan, Azerbaijan to develop joint tourism project

Jordan and Azerbaijan aim to develop a joint project in the tourism sector to attract more tourists from both countries, Jordan’s Culture Minister Barakat Avazhan said. “The countries are to address the issue of a joint project in the field of tourism which aims to increase the number of tourists from Jordan to Azerbaijan and vice […]

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Tourists to Azerbaijan can now receive visa online

Azerbaijan has launched an online visa issuing system following a decree of the president of Azerbaijan, the head of  theTourism Association of Azerbaijan Nahid Bagirov said. According to Bagirov, tourists wishing to visit Azerbaijan can obtain a visa online. Previously tourists encountered difficulties while obtaining visas and they had to apply to the embassies of […]

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