Azerbaijan to develop standards in tourism sector
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 29 / Trend, I. Isabalayeva /
Azerbaijan will develop standards in tourism sector to develop this sphere. This is envisaged in "Action Plan for 2011-2015 on implementation of State program for poverty reduction and sustainable development for 2008-2015" approved by the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
The action plan indicates that these standards will be developed by the State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents jointly with the Culture and Tourism Ministry by 2015.
In addition, given national, historical, cultural, socio-economic and natural features it is planned to develop alternative types of tourism (ecotourism, rural tourism, etc.) and create the appropriate tourism routes. These measures should be carried out by 2015 by the Culture and Tourism Ministry and the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry.