Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23
By Ilhama Isabalayeva - Trend:
Azerbaijan is expected to adopt an Action Plan for the development of health tourism in the near future, said Kenan Gasimov, head of the State Tourism Agency office, Trend reports.
He was speaking at the third Global Healthcare Travel Forum and the fifth Assembly of the Global Healthcare Travel Council.
He said that Azerbaijan has great potential in the field of health tourism, which creates conditions for its development and the arrival of a great number of tourists to the country.
“In Azerbaijan, there are significant opportunities for substantial success in this area, however, it is necessary to eliminate the shortcomings that impede the development of opportunities for health tourism,” he noted.
“In order to lead in this area, it is necessary to follow new trends and new standards. To do this, each created product must be developed in accordance with international standards. In order to win in the competition, it is necessary to demonstrate the advantages available. At the same time, efforts will be increased to preserve the stability of positive processes in Naftalan, Duzdag and other similar health centers.”