Official cites successful tourism season in Azerbaijan
The tourism season in Azerbaijan has been successful this year, the minister of culture and tourism said.
Abulfas Garayev told reporters that in 2008 the number of tourists in recreation centers of the country has increased 10-12% as compared to last year. He also stressed certain problems related to the ongoing construction work on the main roads leading to the country’s regions of tourism importance.
Garayev said that despite the problem, the number of tourists in Azerbaijan had reached 280,000-300,000.*