Rate of arriving tourists in Azerbaijan has increased this year


June 13, Fineko/abc.az. The 5th EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum has been held in Baku today.

At the panel session on the theme "Tourism" within the framework of the business forum Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau’s general director Florian Zengstshmid stressed that the number of tourists coming to Azerbaijan has increased by 3.8% over the last 5 months of 2019 versus the 2018 same term.

He said that 2.8 million tourists arrived in the country last year. The number of tourists from China, the Republic of Korea and Japan grew by 8-9%. Besides, the number of tourists from the Middle East, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates has increased as well.