tourism in Caucasus

Azerbaijan named country with easiest visa procedure

Wanderlust travel magazine named Azerbaijan as a country with easiest visa procedure. The whole process of getting a visa to Azerbaijan was hugely simplified as the republic's  authorities introduced an electronic visa. …

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Tourist saved on Mount Elbrus

The previous night could became the last for an unregistered tourist - he felt bad climbing Elbrus, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation in Kabardino-Balkaria reported. The emergency …

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New train to connect Batumi and Ureki

New train will run between Georgia's Black Sea resorts Batumi and Ureki, making two trips daily, while ticket will cost 4 lari ($1.6). The train is designed for 300 passengers. The travel time is about 65 minutes, Sputnik …

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Hotel chains in Azerbaijan start lay-offs from July

In the height of tourist season some hotel chains operating in Azerbaijan are beginning mass lay-offs of their personnel. Lay-offs are expected to affect first of all the employees of the hotel facilities in Baku, abc.az reports. …

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Gobustan National Park marks 50th anniversary

This year, the Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve marks the 50th anniversary of its establishment and 10th anniversary of its inclusion into the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Roughly 100,000 people visited …

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Russian tourists prefer Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan was the most visited by Russian tourists among the CIS countries in the first quarter of this year, overtaking Georgia, the agency TourStat said. In total, 139 thousand tourists visits were made to Azerbaijan for the first …

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Summer tourist season begins in Adjara

Tomorrow Adjara, Batumi, will open summer tourist season, which will be held under slogan "Summer begins here." Major events will be held on Batumi Boulevard: local DJs will perform electronic music on the waterfront all …

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Azerbaijan to develop requirements for hostels

Azerbaijan's Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said that the ministry is working to develop requirements for hostels. Garayev said that relevant rules should be obeyed while engaging in hotel activity …

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Aegean Airlines to increase flights in Georgia

Greek Aegean Airlines, which has been operating in Georgia since 2012, launched seasonal charter service from Heraklion (Crete) to Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi. Heraklion-Tbilisi-Heraklion flights will be performed once a …

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