International travel and tourism exhibition
On April 2-4, AITF 2015, the 14th Azerbaijan international travel and tourism exhibition took place at Baku Expo Center. AITF has secured its status as a leading international exhibition, reflecting the overall image of the modern tourism market in the region and presenting the local flavors of different areas of the world.
Over 370 companies from 42 countries presented their exclusive offers for 80 holiday destinations. Among them were tour operators, national tourism organizations, hotel chains, sanatoriums, holiday resorts, health and spa centers, and sport and eco-friendly tourist facilities. Islamic hotels were presented for the first time at the exhibition.
There were national stands from 18 countries including Azerbaijan’s closest neighbors – Turkey, Iran and Georgia, as well as Argentina, Bulgaria, the Dominican Republic, India, Malaysia, Morocco, the UAE, Slovenia, and Thailand. The Maldives also appeared for the first time with their national stand.
New functions of GoMap.az online navigator – joint project of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan and SINAM Company were also presented to the participants of the exhibition.
The exhibition was also supported by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa), and the International Tourism Trade Fairs Association (ITTFA). The organizers of the exhibition were Iteca Caspian and its partner company ITE Group.