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Breaking Travel News investigates: Tourism in Azerbaijan

Breaking Travel News investigates: Tourism in Azerbaijan

3 December 2019 Focus

Following the launch of the Azerbaijan Tourism Board last year, the destination has begun to see its star rise in the global hospitality market. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, touches down in capital Baku to see how the country is battling overcome its Soviet heritage

Florian Sengstschmid, chief executive, Azerbaijan Tourism Board

Florian Sengstschmid, chief executive, Azerbaijan Tourism Board

6 November 2019 Videos

Representing one of the fastest-emerging tourism destinations at World Travel Market in London, Florian Sengstschmid, chief executive of Azerbaijan Tourism Board, here tells Breaking Travel News what is on offer in the market. He tells editor Chris O’Toole about the surprising diversity of attractions there, as well as the wealth of heritage.

Suri to lead Four Seasons Hotel Baku

Suri to lead Four Seasons Hotel Baku

11 September 2019 Hotel News

Bob Suri has been appointed to lead Four Seasons Hotel Baku. The experienced hotelier has been in the hospitality industry for more than 28 years, 15 of which he has spent with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.

Florian Sengstschmid, chief executive, Azerbaijan Tourism Board

Florian Sengstschmid, chief executive, Azerbaijan Tourism Board

2 May 2019 Videos

Having recently welcomed an F1 Grand Prix to capital Baku and with the UEFA Cup final just weeks away, Florian Sengstschmid, chief executive officer with the Azerbaijan Tourism Board, is keen to showcase how sports tourism can boost a destination. Speaking at Arabian Travel Market, he also tells Breaking Travel News about plans to grow visitor numbers from key GCC markets.