Tourism

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

Marriott eyes Iranian hotel market

Marriott eyes Iranian hotel market

Marriott International became the first US hotel group to announce its interest in Iranian tourism market which is witnessing an influx of global hospitality companies in search of opportunities. The president and managing director of …

The South Caucasus and Southeast Asia approach

The South Caucasus and Southeast Asia approach

Cambodia plans to sign a memorandum of understanding with Azerbaijan

Turkey to pay for flights with Russian tourists

Turkey to pay for flights with Russian tourists

The Turkish government will pay $6 thousand for each flight with tourists, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said in a parliamentary group speech on Nov. 29.  “We are also extending fuel …

Alexander Bashkin: Quarrels are not beneficial. We must trade, communicate.

Alexander Bashkin: "Quarrels are not beneficial. We must trade, communicate."

Senator from Astrakhan region discussed this region in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza

Ismail Agakishiev: We need coordinated informational policy to promote positive image of Caspian region

Ismail Agakishiev: "We need coordinated informational policy to promote positive image of Caspian region"

Director general of Consulting Analytics PR Holding on the image of Caspian region

Antalya comes to life

Antalya comes to life

Around half million Russian tourists visit Antalya after Russia lifts charter ban

Armenia eases travel rules for Russian nationals

Armenia eases travel rules for Russian nationals

Russian nationals will shortly be able to travel to Armenia with domestic passports, Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said on Thursday as he received a Russian parliamentary delegation, TASS reports. "The …

Azerbaijani hotels have no vacant rooms for New Year’s holidays

Azerbaijani hotels have no vacant rooms for New Year’s holidays

Azerbaijani hotels, popular among tourists, have already been filled for New Year’s holidays. Nahid Bagirov, the head of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa), said that hotels in the Gusar, Guba, Gabala and …