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15 January 2011 [13:06] - Today.Az
The year 2011 was designated as the Year of Tourism, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at a Cabinet`s meeting on the socio-economic results of 2010 and outstanding tasks in 2011.
The Head of State noted 2011 will see opening of 5 five-star hotels, which he labeled as “unparalled event” in the world.
The President added the hotel business is expanding in regions as well. The Shahdag winter-summer ski resort is being built.
“We have beautiful nature, and our Caspian see, amazing mountains, rivers, forests are our great wealth. We seek to boost tourism in 2011. I suppose it is fair to announce 2011 as the Year of Tourism. What we must do is to achieve greater and better results,” the President said.
Aliyev presided over the Cabinet meeting on outcomes of 2010