tourism in Caucasus

Elbrus resort reopened after bad weather

Elbrus resort reopened after bad weather

The Elbrus resort in Kabardino-Balkaria resumed its work on Sunday. "Today, two lines of the cable-way are operating at the resort - Azau - Krugozor and Krugozor - Mir. Mir - Garabashi is closed. Routes from the Mir station …

Rescuers found Moscow citizens lost in Kabardino-Balkaria

Rescuers found Moscow citizens lost in Kabardino-Balkaria

On the evening of January 1, a group of Moscow tourists was found who got lost during the day while walking in the mountains of Kabardino-Balkaria. "Vacationers who got lost in the vicinity of Tyrnyauz were taken to their place of …

Slopes of Dombay covered with snow for the ski season

Slopes of Dombay covered with snow for the ski season

At the Dombay resort in Karachay-Cherkessia a system of artificial snowing has started to work, so the slopes are being prepared for the mountain skiing season 2021-2022. "On the slope of Mount Mussa-Achitara, the artificial …

Baku named leading tourist city

Baku named leading tourist city

Baku city has been named the "Leading Tourist City of the World" by Turkish Uzakrota platform.  Over 1,000 travel destinations, hotels, airlines, tour operators, online travel platforms and other types of …

Azerbaijan records surge in tourist inflow

Azerbaijan records surge in tourist inflow

As many as 72,688 tourists visited Azerbaijan in September 2021, which is 99% more compared to the same month of 2020 (36,531), according to the State Tourism Agency. From January through September 2021, 515,280 tourists visited …

Azerbaijan Tourism Week kicks off at Expo 2020 Dubai

Azerbaijan Tourism Week kicks off at Expo 2020 Dubai

Azerbaijan Tourism Week has kicked off on October 11 within the Expo 2020 Dubai international exhibition. According to the State Tourism Agency (DTA), various events will be held in the Azerbaijan pavilion within the week organized …

Chechnya to host Canopy Formation Russian Cup

Chechnya to host Canopy Formation Russian Cup

The Akhmat Kadyrov Canopy Formation Cup of Russia will take place in Chechnya, the deputy head of the Russian Special Forces University, Alexander Korovin said. "In the North Caucasus, this competition will be held for the first …

EU removes Azerbaijan and Armenia from safe travel list

EU removes Azerbaijan and Armenia from safe travel list

The European Union has removed Azerbaijan, Armenia and four other countries from its list of safe travel destinations, meaning visitors or people returning from those countries are likely to face tighter controls such as COVID-19 tests or …

Zipline instructor dies in Dagestan

Zipline instructor dies in Dagestan

A zipline instructor died tragically in the Khunzakh region, the Dagestan MIA General Administration informs. At the site in Matlas, a 30-year-old employee was unable to properly receive the tourist descending along the line, as a …

Russian tourists on stand up paddle boards rescued in Abkhazia

Russian tourists on stand up paddle boards rescued in Abkhazia

In Abkhazia, Russian tourists who went out into the open sea on paddle boards in the evening were rescued. "During the control mission at night in conditions of limited visibility at a considerable distance from the coast, a group …

Iran, safe and desirable destination for Russians - minister

Iran, safe and desirable destination for Russians - minister

Having unique tourism capabilities, Iran is a safe and desirable travel destination for visitors from around the world, Iranian minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said during a meeting with …

Georgia and Armenia to resume railway service

Georgia and Armenia to resume railway service

Georgia and Armenia have agreed to resume the railway service suspended last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic The news was announced by Georgia's Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava at a press …