BAKOU, Azerbaijan, November 29
By Chingiz Safarli – Trend:
Prices are rising at hotels in Azerbaijan and other establishments offering hotel services, DAIR Hotel and Restaurant Association president Samir Dubendi told Trend.
According to Dubendi, several factors influence the price increase.
“The new year is approaching, so the number of visitors to Azerbaijan is increasing. On the other hand, the holidays abroad have increased in price, so residents of Azerbaijan prefer to relax at home. The urban population generally prefers to travel. in the regions. All this affects the price increase. Some hotels have already started offering various vacation packages, and others have suspended bookings for the holidays, “he said.
At the same time, the chairman of the board of directors of the association noted that the rise in prices in hotels today is not as large as in previous years.
“We consider price increases to be normal and we advocate fair competition. Prices are influenced by supply and demand. Hotels and other establishments that provide hotel services must take into account the current incomes of citizens so that everyone can enjoy their vacation, ”Dubendi said.
According to him, as the New Year holidays approach, the tourist flow to Azerbaijan is expected to increase.
“Air borders are open with a number of countries. Despite some restrictions, tourist trade has resumed. I believe that on the eve of the New Year holidays, the number of foreign tourists to Azerbaijan will increase,” he said. -He underlines.