Azerbaijan showcases tourism potential in Spain [PHOTO]


For many years, Azerbaijan has been actively promoting its
tourism opportunities in Spain. The two countries are successfully
cooperating in various tourism directions.

The country’s tourism opportunities have been once again
showcased at FITUR international tourism fair held in Madrid,
Spain, Azernews reports.

Over 8,000 companies from 131 countries took part in the 43rd
FITUR exhibition this year.

Sustainability, innovation, and cutting-edge trends are the core
themes of FITUR’s content, in line with the fair’s objective of
contributing to the revitalization and growth of tourism

Besides, FITUR has a strong business focus during its first
three days dedicated exclusively to B2B and a B2C proposal.

Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Zurab Pololikashvili, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Spain and the
Principality of Andorra, UNWTO Permanent Representative Ramiz
Hasanov viewed national stand that featured samples of national
cuisine and other materials, highlighting the country’s tourism
potential, including must-see-places winemaking, golf, health,
cultural and mountain opportunities for winter tourism and ski

Azerbaijan’s State Tourism Agency Chairman Fuad Nagiyev also
attended the FITUR tourism fair.

As part of his visit to Spain, he discussed prospects of tourism
cooperation with the Minister of Tourism and Telecommunications of
Andorra Jordi Torres Falco.

The sides spoke about winter tourism development in Azerbaijan
and Andorra’s experience in this field as well as the signing of a
memorandum of understanding.

During the meeting, Fuad Nagiyev also noted that the athletes of
the Azerbaijan Winter Sports Federation joined ISMF Ski
Mountaineering World Cup for the first time.

Furthermore, Fuad Nagiyev met with Secretary-General of the
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili to discuss
the promotion of Azerbaijan’s tourism opportunities and recovery
directions in the post-pandemic time.

Later, State Tourism Agency Chairman and Azerbaijani ambassador
Ramiz Hasanov visited the Principality of Andorra to meet with Juan
Viladomat, known as the largest tourist operator and head of
tourist resorts in Andorra, the president of the world-famous PGI
company for winter tourism.

The meeting covered further steps aimed at enhancing tourism

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