More tourists to visit Azerbaijan this year
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 27 / Trend I. Isabalayeva /
The number of tourists who visited Azerbaijan will reach 2 million people by late 2011, Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfaz Garayev said at a nationwide conference on domestic tourism on Tuesday.
He said 1.6 million tourists have visited Azerbaijan since early 2011. This is 14 percent more than the same period of last year.
"About 46 tourist facilities are under construction now. About 22 tourist facilities have been put into operation since early 2011," the official said.