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Gabala to be Islamic Tourism Capital in 2020

Gabala to be Islamic Tourism Capital in 2020

Azerbaijan's Gabala was selected the Tourism Capital of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the OIC said on its Twitter page. Following the 10th Islamic ministerial conference on tourism held today, Dacca (Bangladesh) …

Tourist boom in Georgia

Tourist boom in Georgia

The number of international travellers visiting Georgia is increasing year-on-year, show the latest data from the Georgian National Tourism Administration, which said Georgia hosted 444,241 international visitors in January 2018. This …

Azerbaijan to create tourism economic zones

Azerbaijan to create tourism economic zones

Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has announced an international tender procedure for creation of three new tourism zones, the ministry's head Abulfaz Garayev said. "Three tourism zones will …

Record number of tourists visit Azerbaijan last year

Record number of tourists visit Azerbaijan last year

A record high number of tourists arrived in Azerbaijan in 2017, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism said in a message. The number of foreign citizens who arrived in Azerbaijan in 2017 increased by 449,215 or 20% compared to …

 7.5 million foreign tourists visited Georgia in 2017

7.5 million foreign tourists visited Georgia in 2017

In the past year, 7.5 million foreign tourists visited Georgia, which is 18.8% more than in 2016, the head of the National Tourism Administration, Georgy Chogovadze, announced at a press conference. According to him, in 2017 the number …

Tourist Information Center to be created in North Ossetia

Tourist Information Center to be created in North Ossetia

North Ossetia's first Tourist Information Center will begin its work this year. It will provide information about local attractions and will allow them to book tours, the republic's tourism committee reported. …

Russian senators sum up Caucasus agrarian results

Russian senators sum up Caucasus agrarian results

Russian senators, chairman and deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrifood Policy and Environmental Management, Mikhail Shchetinin and Irina Hecht, speaking with correspondents of Vestnik …

Azerbaijan plans to improve touristic routes

Azerbaijan plans to improve touristic routes

Azerbaijan's Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfaz Garayev has held the 6th meeting of the Tourism Council. The ministry said in a statement that the meeting participants covered the tasks set to the …

Skiers with torches open tourist season in Elbrus region

Skiers with torches open tourist season in Elbrus region

Hundreds of tourists took part in the holiday in honor of the beginning of the ski season at the Elbrus resort. The culmination of the celebration was skiing with torches from the slope of the mountain, the press-secretary of the Elbrus region …

Ski season in Georgia kicks off on December 10

Ski season in Georgia kicks off on December 10

In Georgia, the tourist season to be officially opened on December 10 once at two ski resorts - Gudauri (Mtskheta-Mtianeti) and Goderdzi (Adzharia), according to the website of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. At the …

Kadyrov: Grozny will surprise tourists with unique hotel

Kadyrov: Grozny will surprise tourists with unique hotel

Canvas five-star hotel complex, which is currently built in Grozny by investors from the UAE, will open in March of 2018, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov posted this message on his Instagram page following a meeting with Crown …

Tourist route in North Ossetia becomes Russia’s best

Tourist route in North Ossetia becomes Russia’s best

The route "Journey to the Transcendental World" won the first place in the ‘Best Adventure Route’ nomination. The results of the tourist competition were announced in Kazan, the press service of the Development Agency of …