Azerbaijan sees triple growth in tourist arrivals in last 20 years

Goydaniz Gahramanov, chairman of the board of Association of Travel Agencies of Azerbaijan

© APA | Goydaniz Gahramanov, chairman of the board of Association of Travel Agencies of Azerbaijan

# 11 January 2024 10:35 (UTC +04:00)

"During the 20 years that the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev led the country, a 19-times increase was achieved in the field of tourism and public catering," said Goydaniz Gahramanov, chairman of the board of the Association of Travel Agencies of Azerbaijan during Tourism Industry Subjects Forum, APA reports.

He said that during this period, the number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan has increased by more than 3 times.

“At the same time, the number of overnight stays in hotels and hotel-type establishments has increased by almost 8 times. In the last 20 years, the share of tourism in GDP increased from 0.7 % to 3.3 %. The number of salaried employees in the field of tourism increased by 6.5 times, and total employment increased by 4.1 times.”

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