Tourism

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Turkey is no less safe than the US or European countries, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said at the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. “There is no safe country in the tourism industry in any part …

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan discuss issues of tourism

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan discuss issues of tourism

Azerbaijani ambassador to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov has proposed developing joint tourism packages for foreign tourists as he met with director of Kazakhstan Tourism Industry Department Marat Igaliyev.  …

Russian experts begin testing security system at Cairo International Airport

Russian experts begin testing security system at Cairo International Airport

Russian experts, who arrived in Egypt the day before, began testing the security system at the Cairo International Airport, an airport source said, TASS reports. "The experts have begun to inspect the security measures at Terminal …

The world#039s last great undiscovered cuisine

The world's last great undiscovered cuisine

Baku is home to a fantastical rising skyline, rose-scented markets, and cooking influenced by various cultures

Maya Lomidze: South Caucasus extremely interested in attracting Russian tourists

Maya Lomidze: South Caucasus extremely interested in attracting Russian tourists

The South Caucasus is extremely interested in attracting Russian tourists, the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia, Maya Lomidze, said, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, adding that each country has …

United States are writing new rules of international economic relations

United States are writing new rules of international economic relations

Trump tries to separate the interests of global financial capital from American national interests

Tourist flow to Iran increases

Tourist flow to Iran increases

The number of European tourists coming to Iran jumped 50% after the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization, Zahra …

Envoy tells  about attractiveness of Karachay-Cherkessia

Envoy tells about attractiveness of Karachay-Cherkessia

Tourism is one of the most promising areas for the development of Karachay-Cherkessia, Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation in North Caucasian Federal District, Oleg Belaventsev said during his visit to the …

Georgia’s Prime Minister and King of Spain discuss growing tourism potential

Georgia’s Prime Minister and King of Spain discuss growing tourism potential

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and King Felipe VI of Spain discussed the opening of the International Tourism Fair scheduled for today in Madrid. Discussing tourism as one of  …

Russian Union of Travel Industry predicts inbound tourism crisis

Russian Union of Travel Industry predicts inbound tourism crisis

Russia is on the threshold of the inbound tourism crisis, as it was at the beginning of the 2000s, the president of the Russian Union of Travel Industry, Sergei Shpilko said today at the Gaidar Forum. …

Medvedev: Sochi#039s Olympic facilities used successfully

Medvedev: Sochi's Olympic facilities used successfully

Plans for the use of Sochi's Olympic facilities are being successfully implemented, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting on the use of Olympic facilities in Sochi. According to the head of …

Russian Transport Ministry reveals possible date to resume air traffic with Egypt

Russian Transport Ministry reveals possible date to resume air traffic with Egypt

Air traffic with Egypt is likely to resume in January 2017, Russia’s Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said. …

Russian experts to inspect Cairo airport

Russian experts to inspect Cairo airport

Russian experts will arrive in Egypt today to inspect the Cairo airport, a source in Russia’s Transport Ministry said. "Egypt’s authorities sent an invitation late last week via diplomatic channels. On December 27, a …

Iran may become regional leader in tourism

Iran may become regional leader in tourism

Iran may become a leader of the tourism market in the region, head of Euromonitor International Middle East department Nikola Kosutich informed. According to him, Iran may become a leading tourism destination in the …

Azerbaijan sets priorities in development of  tourism industry

Azerbaijan sets priorities in development of tourism industry

Azerbaijan has defined four priority areas for the tourism development until 2020. They are reflected in ‘’The strategic road map for the development of the specialized tourism industry in Azerbaijan’’ published today. …

Armenia and Georgia to deepen cooperation in tourism sector

Armenia and Georgia to deepen cooperation in tourism sector

A delegation of representatives of Georgian travel agencies is in Armenia discussing with local peers development of joint tourist packages, ARKA reports. According to Mekhak Apresyan, the head of a unit at the …

High-speed train to connect Baku and Naftalan

High-speed train to connect Baku and Naftalan

In the framework of the ‘’strategic road map for the development of specialized tourism industry in Azerbaijan’’,  a high-speed train will be launched between Baku and …

Georgian Ambassador may be elected UNWTO chairman

Georgian Ambassador may be elected UNWTO chairman

Madrid has hosted an official ceremony where Georgia presented its candidate for the vacant post of Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) for 2018-2021. The ceremony was held last night as part of …

Azerbaijani ski resorts ready for new season

Azerbaijani ski resorts ready for new season

Ski resorts of Azerbaijan are ready to start the winter season. The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan informs that tourism center Shahdag expects growth in tourist inflow in the current season, abc.az reports. "All of …

 Caucasian Press Review (December 5th -11th)

Caucasian Press Review (December 5th -11th)

Caucasian domestic and foreign conflicts through the eyes of local media