Tourism

Lithuanian charter airline to launch direct flights between Batumi and Warsaw

Lithuanian charter airline to launch direct flights between Batumi and Warsaw

Lithuanian charter airline Small Planet Airlines launches direct flights from Warsaw to Batumi. Airbus A320 will fly vie Warsaw - Batumi - Warsaw route every Sunday. …

10 things to do in Baku

10 things to do in Baku

Independent's guide to the Azerbaijani capital

Sochi residents to be able to travel to Georgia via direct flight

Sochi residents to be able to travel to Georgia via direct flight

First direct flight from Tbilisi to Sochi will be carried out on June 2. For some time flights via this route will be carried out only in the summer twice a week - on Mondays and Fridays. …

Russian tourist drowns in Dead Sea

Russian tourist drowns in Dead Sea

A 67-year-old tourist from Russia drowned in the Dead Sea on Saturday, according to emergency services in Israel, IOL reports. "The man lay unconscious on the beach without a pulse and was not breathing," said Shanee Gamliel, …

Turkey takes over third of Russian tourists for May holidays

Turkey takes over third of Russian tourists for May holidays

Russian tour operators note that Turkey is one of the most popular tourist destinations during this period, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) said. Thus, the demand for tours to Greece increased by 15-20%, to the Czech …

Turkey’s Antalya authorities issue alcohol ban

Turkey’s Antalya authorities issue alcohol ban

The Antalya police department issued a ban on alcohol consumption in outdoor locations on possibilities that drinking could cause “disturbance” to the surrounding.  According to the new directive, consumption of alcohol …

Georgia to develop mountain resorts together with French association

Georgia to develop mountain resorts together with French association

Georgian side has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French association "Cluster Montagne", which will allow countries to cooperate in development of mountain resorts and ski industry. The document says that …

Georgia-Moldova strengthens economic, tourism cooperation

Georgia-Moldova strengthens economic, tourism cooperation

The first meeting of the Georgia-Moldova economic cooperation council was held yesterday in Tbilisi to discuss the opportunities of developing economic cooperation and deepening trade ties between the countries, Agenda.ge reports. …

Dombay

Dombay

A prestigious mountain resort of Dombay at the foot of the Main Range of the Caucasus Mountains has been famous since the Soviet times. A tourist complex was built and the first ski runs length up to 6 were laid here In the post-war period. …

Turkey extends visa-free travel for Russians to 90 days

Turkey extends visa-free travel for Russians to 90 days

Turkey has extended the maximum stay for Russian citizens from 60 days to 90 days, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in Alanya. "The Russians can now be in Turkey without a visa for 90 …

Chechnya will become a tourist center of Russia, Kadyrov says

Chechnya will become a tourist center of Russia, Kadyrov says

  In two years, the Chechen Republic will become a youth and tourist center of Russia.  For this, all conditions have been created in the region, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, expressed his confidence at the …

Sochi won#039t raise prices for tourists this summer

Sochi won't raise prices for tourists this summer

Sochi authorities have denied the information that appeared earlier about a huge sharp increase in prices at resort in the summer of 2017. According to the head of resorts and tourism department of the Sochi Administration, …

Russia ranked 109th in world#039s safest countries ranking

Russia ranked 109th in world's safest countries ranking

The World Economic Forum experts published the Global Travel and Tourism Report, revealing the safest countries in the world for tourists. Finland has been named the safest country in the world, the UAE and Iceland scored second and …

Cavusoglu: there are no problems with charter flights from Russia

Cavusoglu: there are no problems with charter flights from Russia

Turkey sees no problems with charter flights from Russia, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. According to him, in the near future Turkish delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet …

Developing Tourism Is a Priority in Azerbaijan

Developing Tourism Is a Priority in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan placed among the most improved economies in 2017

Polad Nametullayev: tourism cooperation with Azerbaijan important for Dagestan

Polad Nametullayev: tourism cooperation with Azerbaijan important for Dagestan

This year Dagestan arrived in Baku at the Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair AITF for the first time after a long break in order to demonstrate its widest range of its modern opportunities to tourism companies within the …

Head of UN World Tourism Organization praised Georgia#039s potential

Head of UN World Tourism Organization praised Georgia's potential

The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rafai expressed his satisfaction with the trip to Stepantsminda village of the Kazbegi district of Georgia. Rifai …

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to demonstrate peaceful face of Islam

Azad Rahimov: Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku to demonstrate peaceful face of Islam

Participation in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku will allow the athletes of the countries members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to gain invaluable experience in complex competitions, and show the world a positive image …

Ilham Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyeva visit AITF 2017 fair in Baku

Ilham Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyeva visit AITF 2017 fair in Baku

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have today viewed the 16th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair AITF 2017 and HOREX Caucasus-2017 International Hospitality …

Iranians prefer to celebrate Novruz in Azerbaijan

Iranians prefer to celebrate Novruz in Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa) has summarized the results of spring holiday Novruz, which was held during the last decade week of March, AzTa head Nahid Bagirov said, adding that 17,000 Iranian tourists come to …