Promoting Development of Tourism Sector

Background

This project represents the third phase of a joint project between UNDP and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism aimed at development of the tourism sector in Azerbaijan. The main objective of the new phase will be to strengthen the capacities of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to foster further development of this sector. The project will also support the activities reflected in the 5-year State Tourism Development Programme (2010-2014), such as the development of materials promoting Azerbaijan’s tourism potential; upgrading of tourism products and services; undertaking of marketing research in order to develop a sound tourism development strategy; and organization of a number of training courses for managers in the tourism sector.

Project Goals

Project goal is to strengthen the capacities of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to foster further development of the tourism sector

Project Accomplishments



Project conducted 4 international and 3 local surveys, 6 trainings for Regional Tourism Information Center’s staff, publication of several manuals for the employees of tourism sphere, publication of bulletins, participated in international tourism exhibitions, and supported a reconstruction of the training room of Azerbaijan Tourism Institute.

Donors

Government

400 000

UNDP

40 000

Delivery by years

Fiscal Years Amount of disbursement, USD

2011

220999

2012 92 340
Overview
Status
Completed
Project start date
February 2010
Estimated project end date
October 2012
Geographic coverage
Baku and regions
Focus Area
Sustainable Development
Project Officer
Elnur Khalilov, Programme Adviser, elnur.khalilov@undp.org
Partners
Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan
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