China leads world in UNESCO cultural goods exports ranking

The trade in cultural goods has doubled in a decade, despite the global recession and a…

Kazakh tourism website launched

A Kazakh tourism website was launched this week by the country’s Industry and New Technologies Ministry. www.kazakhstan.travel is now…

Russian art boom triggered by new wealth

 Russian art boom: Southeby’s auction house sold nearly $1bn of Russian art between 2003 and 2013 – almost 10…

Azerbaijan hotel capacity doubles, cultural tourism promoted

Azerbaijan hotel capacity has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according  to Azerbaijan’ tourism…