17th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair

5 - 7 April 2018 • Baku Expo Center


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Being the biggest international tourism fair in the region AITF attracts many tourism professionals looking for new business contacts and opportunities. The Fair also creates a media space for advertising and commercial activities.
Abulfas Garayev
Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan
In this International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, I trust AITF 2017 will highlight Azerbaijan’s growing contribution to tourism, as well as the immense opportunities for tourism to contribute to a more sustainable and equitable future for all.
Taleb Rifai
Secretary-General World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Holding such international events helps to build and strengthen Azerbaijan’s tourism image, promote the national culture, and raise awareness of the country’s tourism brand concept. An international tourism exhibition, such as AITF, continues to be an important tool for establishing and strengthening business relations. We are pleased to see the sustained growth of AITF and its role as Azerbaijan’s largest exhibition on international tourism and travel.
Nahid Bagirov
Chairman of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association
The annual and traditional AITF exhibition is considered the leading international tourism event in Azerbaijan. As a traditional, the AITF exhibition gathers local and foreign industry experts, creating an ideal opportunity to hold bilateral meetings, strike up discussions and establish business contacts.
Orkhan Bayramov
General Secretary of ASK
We are not new to AITF; this is our seventh year of cooperation with this exhibition. Over many years we have established strong partnership and friendly relations in Baku, and therefore today we traditionally advertise the achievements of our company, and also talk about the country.
Aleksey Petrov
Marketing Director at “1000 dorog” (Hungary)
We have been participating in Baku exhibitions for several times, and have already established partnerships here. Therefore, the purpose of our participation is to expand and maintain this process.
Galina Tarasova
Marketing Manager, Rogaška Slatina (Slovenia)
We have already participated several times at the Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair which has helped our company to acquire more than 50 new partners within the field. This year, participating in the 16th exhibition, we want to further expand our cooperation with Azerbaijani companies. We see this exhibition as very beneficial for our further success in the tourism sector. The event gathers leading players in the tourism market from around the world, allowing them to present their unique selling points to the Azerbaijani market.
Helena Jungmanova
General Manager, Astra S.R.O. Travel Agency
Thanks to the professional level of the organization, the exhibition opens up great opportunities for the exchange of experience, information and for the meetings not only with visitors, but also with representatives of other countries. On the first day of the exhibition, I got acquainted with many tour operators and travel agents, met with representatives of the tourism association, and held a number of constructive dialogues. We hope for the further development of our relations and we plan to take an active part in the following exhibitions in Baku in the coming years.
Elena Din
Representative of the city of Odessa
- First of all, we want to express our gratitude to the Organizers of the exhibition. We were impressed with the format and scope of the exhibition; it has surpassed all our expectations!
Fidan Gumush
Regional Manager of Investment and Business Development for the CIS countries, Acibadem
- Participation at AITF is very important for us, and therefore we visit Baku every year. The exhibition is able to reflect the advantages of relaxation, mentality, national wealth, and to cause gastronomic interest, while expanding the prospects for business tourism.
Darya Kholodilina
Marketing Coordinator at the Tourism Administration of Georgia
– Our organisation is participating at the AITF exhibition in Azerbaijan for the first time. We are really impressed by the organisation of this exhibition and the visitor activity on this first day of work.
Darya Sannikova
Director at the Committee for the Promotion of Tourism in Kazan
The AITF exhibition opens a huge range of opportunities for participants to demonstrate their unique offers, and we are happy to make the most of this platform from year to year!
Zlatka Ilkova
State Expert in the Directorate for Marketing, Advertising and Information in Tourism for the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria
The perfectly organized AITF exhibition, with its ever increasing number and range of participants and visitors, is a reliable meeting place for industry professionals.
Mohammed Adil Embarch
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Azerbaijan
We have come to Azerbaijan with great hopes for further cooperation with local organizations and travel companies. I hope to come to Baku again, and not only as a tourist, but also as a participant of the next year's exhibition!
Diana Trachevskaya
Managing Director at James & William Consultancy LTD
CzechTourism has always participated at the AITF. Enthused by the positive feedback we have every year from our business partners and clients we always come back for more.
Alena Kudílková
Director of CzechTourism
This year in the 16th anniversary of the Faire, Colombian Embassy attaches great importance to promote our Country. It is an opportunity for us to organize National Pavilion of Colombia and to contribute in the promotion of tourism potential and cultural heritage of our country as well as expand and strengthen bilateral relations with Azerbaijan.
Marta Galindo
Charge d’affaires e.p. of the Embassy of Colombia in Azerbaijan
We are very pleased with the organisation of the exhibition, and in turn with the visitor activity as well as the participants represented.
Olga Sapozhkova
Director of the Representative Office in Russia and CIS countries, Larus Viaggi
The exhibition makes an invaluable contribution to increasing the recognition of Azerbaijan in the international community, the marketing of its image and values, plays an important role in highlighting the tourism potential and Turkey’s status as a permanent participant of the event.
Irfan Ciftci
Culture and Tourism Counsellor for the Embassy of Turkey in Azerbaijan
We are confident that our debut at AITF 2017 will increase the value and significance of the project, which promotes the popularization of tourist routes.
Kristina Antonova
Deputy Head of External Relations at Hermitage Media Holding
 After the first day of the exhibition, we can see that not only tour operators but also private individuals are interested in our offers. The exhibition is aimed at a good result.
Muslimat Halimbekova
Head of the Department at the Ministry of Tourism and Folk Art of the Republic of Dagestan
Azerbaijan for the sixteenth year now always falls in the spotlight of industry professionals. This is an important solid platform where colleagues from different countries can establish personal, friendly and business contacts, exchanging experiences and the latest innovations within the industry. Exhibitions are always held to a very high level. This year we welcome new countries and destinations that are exotic to our local market.
Mahnura Gojayeva
Manager of Amadeus Representation Office in Azerbaijan
– I am sure that every local company working in the Azerbaijani market and participating in the AITF exhibition is very pleased to feel the buzz of commercial activity within the tourist sector here, which is typical for the start of exhibitions. The emergence of new companies and destinations, the stands of the main tourist regions and the interest of professional visitors show the high quality of this worthy event.
Daken Shemet
Representative of Air Astana in Azerbaijan

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