11th Azerbaijan International Exhibition “Tourism and Travels”

On April 12-14 the Azerbaijan International Exhibition “Tourism and Travels” was held at Expo Center in Baku. Participants from 201 companies and organizations from 32 countries of the world represented their exclusive tourism suggestions and offers.

Among regular member countries of AITF there were – Azerbaijan, Georgia, India, Cyprus, Malaysia, UAE, Russia, Turkey, Czech. Companies from Qatar, Poland, Vietnam, Lithuania, Slovakia and Croatia joined the list of participants as debutants. In all, the exhibition this year receives 15 national and regional expositions from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Dagestan Republic, India, Cyprus, the Crimea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Slovenia, Turkey, Czech, Dubai Emirate, Stavropol Territory, Croatia.

The head of state Mr. Ilham Aliyev arrived to the exhibition with official visit. He visited Bulgarian stand, this country for the first time was acting as guest –country, and stand of Turkey who already for the third year participates at the exhibition as partner country. The minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan – Mr. Abulfas Qarayev and the counselor of the Turkish Ambassador in Azerbaijan on cultural and informational matters - Mr. Said Akhmad Arslan also took part in official ceremony of opening the exhibition. Turkey was one of large countries, represented its stand not only in Azerbaijan but also in Georgia. In Baku Turkey already for the third year participates at the exhibition as partner country.


The whole organizational support was held by “C141” advertisement company, which was engaged with production, installation and equipping of the stand. Simultaneously there was held the PR campaign, covering the whole resources of mass media and ad carriers.

Turkey is an amazing country, for many years attracting people of different categories: historians, travelers, tourists and businessmen. Here everyone can feel himself comfortable and spend his time with great benefits. The state’s official name is Turkish Republic. The uniqueness of Turkish geographical location is that one part of this country is located in Asia, and another – in Europe. The map of Turkey indicates that this country is surrounded by four seas – Sea of Marmora, Black, Aegean and Mediterranean seas.

Turkey is favorite traveling target of tourists. Turkey welcomes a great stream of holidaymakers yearly. This country attracts by warmth, fine weather and by chance to luxuriate in caressing sea waves. Besides, people are attracted by price affordability, what, by the way, doesn’t affect the high service quality. Turkish Republic is situated on south-west part of Asia and particularly in southern Europe. Ankara is a capital of Turkey. Istanbul is one of the largest towns of this country. This port city is considered as trade center and the second capital of Turkey. In this town, glorified by many poets, you may visit the Holy Wisdom Cathedral, considered as the 8th wonder of the world, Sultan Akhmad mosque, called also the Blue (Sky) Mosque, the racecourse – monument of Byzantine, Istanbul Museum- acknowledged as a center of Islamic culture and famous Istanbul bazaar.