tourism in Caucasus

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Avalanche in Gudauri kills Russian tourist

Avalanche in Gudauri kills Russian tourist

A Russian tourist has been found dead in Georgia’s mountainous Gudauri resort, buried under an avalanche, the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed. The tourist went missing yesterday and a Georgian rescue team had been …

North Caucasus to receive 2 trillion rubles in investments

North Caucasus to receive 2 trillion rubles in investments

The 4th Invest in Caucasus Business Forum was held in Mineralnye Vody on December 3-4. Within its framework, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said that the North Caucasus is Russia's important geostrategic region, …

Azerbaijan ranked fourth in Russia's domestic tourism rating

Azerbaijan ranked fourth in Russia's domestic tourism rating

Azerbaijan ranked fourth in the number of tourists visiting Russia for tourist purposes during the first nine months of this year, the TourStat agency reported. Over the reporting period, 684,000 Azerbaijani travelers visited Russia, …

ADB $15 million loan to improve Georgia'surban environment

ADB $15 million loan to improve Georgia'surban environment

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $15 million loan to improve infrastructure and services in Georgian cities and help the government of Georgia begin feasibility studies, design and civil work. The bank noted that …

Almost 30% of all tourists in Azerbaijan come from Russia

Almost 30% of all tourists in Azerbaijan come from Russia

From January through October 2019, 2,682 people from 192 countries arrived in Azerbaijan, or 10.8 percent more than in the same period of 2018, Trend reports with reference to Azerbaijan’s State Statistics Committee. …

Missing hikers found at Armenia’s Geghama mountain range

Missing hikers found at Armenia’s Geghama mountain range

Two people who had gone missing yesterday in the Geghama mountain range of Armenia have been found. At 21:27 local time, the 911 emergency hotline was reported that two people had gone toward Mount Azdahak, but it had become …

Umar Nurmagomedov: I have a lot of friends in Baku

Umar Nurmagomedov: I have a lot of friends in Baku

Russian mixed martial artist, the 2016 Russian MMA champion, combat sambo world champion Umar Nurmagomedov, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, said that he would like to visit Baku. First of all, …

Autumn tourist surge hits Azerbaijan

Autumn tourist surge hits Azerbaijan

Today, the State Tourism Agency of Azerbaijan reported that the republic is currently experiencing a real tourist surge: the growth of tourist flow in September amounted to 20.8% or 280 thousand foreign citizens against 232 thousand in September …

Ecotourists clean up Razvalka mountain

Ecotourists clean up Razvalka mountain

Today, a voluntary clean-up took place on the Razvalka Mountain in Zheleznovodsk. The event was organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Stavropol Territory as part of the environmental contest "Carefully Walk in Stavropol". …

Georgia assesses damage from ban on flights from Russia

Georgia assesses damage from ban on flights from Russia

Georgia has lost about $113 million in the period from July to August due to the ban on direct flights from Russia, head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration Mariam Kvrivishvili said. She noted that in …

Georgia lost 10% of tourist income in August

Georgia lost 10% of tourist income in August

The National Bank of Georgia reported that the country's tourist income in August this year amounted to $ 396.1 mln or 10.6% less than a year before. According to the regulator’s report, in August 2018, Georgia’s tourism …

Azerbaijani tourism potential being presented in Russia

Azerbaijani tourism potential being presented in Russia

A number of presentations dedicated to Azerbaijan’s tourism potential are being held in Russia's Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Kazan on August 27-29, according to the Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency. Three hotels, 10 Azerbaijani …