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WTO Secretary General: Tourism development rises in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 6 September 2012 12:26
The rise in tourism development has been observed in Azerbaijan, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) Taleb Rifai on a visit to Baku told journalists today.
WTO Secretary General: Tourism development rises in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 6 / Trend M. Aliyev /

The rise in tourism development has been observed in Azerbaijan, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) Taleb Rifai on a visit to Baku told journalists today.

"Tourism plays an important role in the Azerbaijani economy," he said. Rifai added that the country's geographical location and a great tourism potential creates good opportunities for this type of development.

The WTO secretary general arrived in Azerbaijan to participate in the international conference 'Taste of the Silk Road: Cooking, Culture and Tourism'. During his visit he will also meet with Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.

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