“We must see tourism as an export sector. What does tourism give us? Currency. What does export give us? Currency. We’ll earn billions of currency from development of the tourism, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the republican conference of non-oil exporters in Yevlakh.
He noted that according to calculations of Davos World Economic Forum, the country where tourism is quickly developing is Azerbaijan: “These are results of our policy. Modern tourism infrastructure should be developed in the regions. I also invite the entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs should know that there will be need large hotels. Because, now, in winter 85-90% of Baku-based hotels are full. Can you think what will happen in the summer? Therefore, new hotels should be built in Baku and our tourism centers. This will be effective for business”.