Shahdag and Tufandag get in Top 3 of best CIS resorts for winter vacation


January 21, Fineko/abc.az. Analytical agency Turstat has presented the best winter resorts of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on the basis of an Internet survey conducted by 20 January 2019 - World Snow Day.

The first 5 CIS resorts for winter holidays included resorts in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

According to Turstat, 16% of votes were given to the Shahdag and Tufandag resorts in Azerbaijan, 23% to Shymbulak near Almaty in Kazakhstan, and 32% to Logoysk and Silichi in Minsk Oblast of Belarus as the best winter resorts.

Tsaghkadzor resorts in Armenia with 8% of votes and Karakol in Kyrgyzstan with 6% of votes entered Top 5 of winter resorts on the CIS area. 5% of vote was given to Chimgan in Uzbekistan.

World Snow Day is marked as winter sports day on the penultimate Sunday of January since 2012 at the initiative of the International Ski Federation.