Minister: There can’t be an influx of tourists to occupied Azerbaijani lands
There can not be an influx of tourists to the occupied Azerbaijani territories, Azerbaijan’s Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev said on Tuesday.
13:11 20 June
Minister: Armenia tries to misappropriate cultural monuments in occupied Azerbaijani lands
Armenia is trying to misappropriate cultural monuments in the occupied Azerbaijani territories, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said on Friday.
12:15 16 June
Azerbaijani minister: Unreasonable processes going on around Azykh Cave
Unreasonable processes are going on around the Azykh Cave located in Azerbaijan’s territories occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said on Tuesday.
12:12 13 June
Number of tourists travelling to Azerbaijan increased 24.5%
APA reports that chairman of the Council, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said that steps should be taken to increase the number of tourists travelling to Azerbaijan, organize meaningful recreation for local tourists: “Therefore, National Tourism Promotion Bureau was instructed to promote the proposals submitted by tourism companies and develop special programmes for recreation of local citizens. Number of tourists travelling to Azerbaijan increases year-on-year. Number of tourists made up 956,000 in 2017 while it was 768,000 in 2016. This means that the number of tourists increased 188,000 people or 24.5%. They spent AZN 91,134,000 this year, AZN 40,629,000 in 2016”.
11:35 13 June
Azerbaijani gov’t members, representatives of public attend funeral for Energy Minister Natig Aliyev
A farewell ceremony was held for Azerbaijan’s Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev in the Cultural Center named after Shahriyar in Baku June 10.
13:22 10 June
Number of tourists in Azerbaijan increased 30% - minister
“Number of tourists has increased about 30%. This is a great number. Generally, in January-May 2017, 956,000 tourists travelled to Azerbaijan, while there were 768,000 tourists last year. This increase is related to facilitation of visa regime. We opened our doors to nearly 90 countries”.
12:58 08 June
Ablufas Garayev: Existing prices on tourism are normal in Azerbaijan
The minister noted that price policy in the country is acceptable: “I analyzed regions yesterday. There are regions that tourist accommodation makes up AZN 10-30 in there. Or there a recreation centres that price makes up AZN 100 for 5-6 families. I think the price policy in Azerbaijan is acceptable. I don’t think somebody can entertain by paying 5-3 manats. That’s impossible”.
12:26 08 June
Ministry comments on reports about candidature of “Artsakh” for Worlds Tourism Organization
Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism has commented on the reports released by Armenian media outlets about candidature of Artsakh Tourism Development Organization NGO for Affiliate Membership of the World Tourism Organization.
17:58 02 June
Madrid hosting UNWTO session under chairmanship of Abulfas Garayev
The UN World Trade Organization’s (UNWTO) 105th session has kicked off in Madrid under the chairmanship of Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.
17:11 11 May
First Baku Shopping Festival comes to an end
The first shopping festival organized on 10 April-10 May in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan completed yesterday. According to the organizers, the first Baku Shopping Festival has exceeded expectations.
14:26 11 May
4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue attended by representatives of 123 countries
The 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue was attended by representatives of 123 countries, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said at the closing ceremony, APA reported.
18:17 06 May
Leyla Aliyeva: A peaceful, inclusive society can be achieved by eliminating poverty and hunger
The 2nd plenary session entitled “"Intercultural dialogue for food security and community resilience: Essential elements in achieving sustainable development and peace" was held Saturday within the framework of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, APA reported.
16:37 06 May
Ministers of culture and tourism meet within framework of Baku Forum
The fourth meeting of the Ministers of Culture and Tourism was held Saturday wthin the framework of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue.
16:02 06 May
Azerbaijan’s tourism opportunities highlighted at 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
A panel session, titled “The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe as networks for intercultural dialogue” was held Saturday as part of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku.
14:50 06 May
Armenia was also invited to participate in Baku Forum, says Azerbaijani minister
Armenia was also invited to participate in the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue to be held in Baku on May 4-6, said Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.
18:14 04 May
Azerbaijani minister: World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue is becoming global process
The World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue is becoming a global process as partner organizations keep growing in numbers, said Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.
17:53 04 May
Azerbaijan among countries with lowest youth unemployment rate, says minister
Azerbaijan is among countries with the lowest youth unemployment rate, said Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Salim Muslumov.
13:05 02 May
First VP Mehriban Aliyeva chairs final meeting of Islamic Solidarity Games Organizing Committee - UPDATED
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva on Friday chaired the final meeting of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games Organizing Committee.
17:55 21 April
Azerbaijan plans to create 6 private, 6 public beaches in Baku - minister
The meeting was attended by representatives of Ministries of Ecology and Natural Resources, Justice, Health, and Emergency Situations, Baku City Executive Power, State Committees for Property Issues, Town Building and Architecture, Standardization, Metrology and Patent, Azersu, Azerenergy, Azeravtoyol OJSCs.
13:17 21 April
Azerbaijan to blacklist foreign companies operating illegally in its occupied territories
Foreign companies illegally involved in excavations or restoration of historical monuments in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan will be blacklisted, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev told reporters on Tuesday, APA reported.
17:28 18 April