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Azerbaijan Travel and Tourism Market Report

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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Travel and Tourism - Azerbaijan market, and the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.

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What are the key challenges facing the industry? Who is the consumer and what do they want? Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead?

Key points included

  • Who visits Azerbaijan and why?
  • What are Azerbaijan’s main tourism attractions?
  • What is the state of the tourism industry in Azerbaijan?
  • How may Azerbaijan’s tourism industry develop in future?

Covered in this report

Azerbaijan has redefined itself over the past two decades from a struggling newly independent state to a rapidly developing major regional energy player. In its efforts to diversify the non-oil economy, Azerbaijan has made considerable progress in terms of tourism development in recent years. A plethora of luxury hotels have been constructed in Baku and the regions, and resorts suitable for every traveller, from nightclubs to skiing holidays. From a travel access point of view, recently introduced visa-waiver procedures for Russians, Ukrainians and visitors from the GCC countries, and online e-visas in three days for Europeans have improved ease of entry to the country, which, combined with gastronomic escapes and unique luxury experiences, has already attracted more regional travellers.

Expert analysis from a specialist in the field

Written by Jessica Kelly, a leading analyst in the Tourism sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

On the cusp of Europe and Asia, this safe and scenic oil-rich nation on the Caspian Sea is rapidly emerging as a tourism player. With an hospitable culture, it offers something for everyone, from luxurious modern city breaks to historic journeys along the ancient Silk Road, and a burgeoning eco- and wellness tourism. Jessica Kelly
Senior Tourism Analyst

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Table of contents

  1. Azerbaijan: Key Facts

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

              • Baku and around
                • Sheki
                  • Guba/Quba
                    • Gabala/Qabala
                      • Lahij/Lahic village
                        • Ganja
                          • Lankaran
                            • Beach resorts
                              • Market potential
                                • Eco- and nature tourism
                                  • Winter sports
                                    • Culture and tradition
                                      • Religious tourism
                                        • Wellness tourism
                                        • Tourism and the Economy

                                            • Expenditure
                                              • Figure 1: Tourism expenditure in Azerbaijan, 2012-16
                                              • Figure 2: Tourism expenditure in Azerbaijan by purpose of trip, 2012-16
                                          • Arrivals

                                            • International
                                              • Figure 3: International arrivals in Azerbaijan, 2008-17
                                              • Figure 4: International regional arrivals in Azerbaijan, 2012-16
                                              • Figure 5: Top 30 countries for international arrivals to Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                            • Rest of the world
                                              • Results for 2018
                                                • Domestic
                                                  • Figure 6: Arrivals at hotels & similar establishments in Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                              • Market Characteristics

                                                • International
                                                  • Purpose of visit
                                                      • Figure 7: International overnights at hotels & similar establishments by region in Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                                    • Seasonality
                                                      • Length of stay
                                                        • Figure 8: Arrivals at hotels & similar establishments by length of stay in Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                                      • Other
                                                        • Domestic
                                                          • Purpose of visit
                                                            • Seasonality
                                                              • Length of stay
                                                              • Transport

                                                                  • Figure 9: Mode of transport to Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                                                • Air
                                                                  • Road
                                                                    • Rail
                                                                      • Sea
                                                                      • Accommodation

                                                                          • Figure 10: Capacity of tourist accommodation establishments in Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                                                          • Figure 11: Classification of tourist accommodation in Azerbaijan, 2013-17
                                                                          • Figure 12: Overnights in hotels & similar establishments by country of origin in Azerbaijan, 2016-17
                                                                      • Tourism News

                                                                        • What Next?