President Ilham Aliyev visits 14th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair AITF 2015 (Azeri-Press News Agency)

On April 3, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva familiarized themselves in the Baku Expo Center with the 14th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair AITF 2015, the 9th Caucasian International Exhibition of equipment and accessories for hotels, restaurants and supermarkets HOREX Caucasus 2014, as well as the 2nd Caspian International Boat and Yacht Show CIBS-2015.Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev informed the president that a total of 317 companies from 42 countries are exhibiting their products covering 80 tourism directions as part of AITF 2015. 17 national teams from Argentina, Bulgaria, Iran, Georgia, the Dominican Republic, India, Malaysia, Morocco, UAE, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey and others countries are participating in the exhibition with the support of their national tourist bureaus and embassies. The Maldives is for the first time being represented with national stand in the exhibition.During familiarization with the exhibition Horex Caucasus 2015, it was noted that new hotels, restaurants, sports complexes and business centers are being constructed due to the numerous international events to be held in Azerbaijan in the near future.It was also noted that Azerbaijans State Maritime Administration, Arcadia Marine House, Azerbaijans Swimming Federation, Baku Marine Service, Regal Boats, Seagull Caspian and other companies are among the participants of the 2nd Caspian International Boat and Yacht Show CIBS-2015.President Ilham Aliyev wished the exhibition every success.