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How many tourists visit Azerbaijan?

How many tourists visit Azerbaijan?

By Naila Huseynli The visit purpose of foreigners coming to Azerbaijan is a recreation and entertainment, while Azerbaijani citizens are traveling abroad mostly for business purposes. In 2017, 2,454,000 people out of total 2,696,700 foreigners and stateless persons coming to Azerbaijan, visited the country for tourism purposes. As many as ...

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Tourists grab luxuries after rout of lira

The lira’s plunge — which had been under way for weeks — was turned into a rout on Friday when US President Donald Trump tweeted that Washington was doubling aluminium and steel tariffs for Turkey. The Turkish currency has since clawed back some ground. Xenos Lemis, a tourist from Cyprus, ...

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Is Thailand’s tourism ready to tackle crime and safety problems?

Is Thailand's tourism ready to tackle crime and safety problems?

The security upgrade forum in session with Tanes Petsuwan, TAT deputy governor for marketing communications (photo credit: TAT) Thailand says it is ready to undertake “a sweeping overhaul of all the country’s safety and security measures relevant to the travel and tourism industry”, and hopes to reduce threats to tourists ...

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Tanzania: Zanzibar Courts Tourists From Southeast Asia

Tanzania: Zanzibar Courts Tourists From Southeast Asia

By Apolinari Tairo Zanzibar is courting Indonesian businesses to invest in the island’s tourism industry. Zanzibar President Ali Mohammed Shein said his government aims to attract 500,000 tourists annually by 2020 from Indonesia and other southeast Asian states. President Shein visited Indonesia and invited investors to venture into seaweed cultivation, ...

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Welcoming tourists

Despite the tension on Israel’s southern and northern borders over the past year, tourism to the country has continued to soar to new heights. The Ministry of Tourism announced that a record 2.4 million tourists entered the country from January to July, a 17% increase over the same period last ...

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