Abu Dhabi Media News Center broadcasted a video material about Second Baku Shopping Festival being held from October 15 until November 15. For the first time, the Baku Shopping Festival was organized from April 10 to May 10 this year in accordance with the decree signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, on 1 September 2016 under the title of the Additional Measures aimed at the development of tourism in the Republic of Azerbaijan and the approved Strategic Roadmap for Development of Specialized Tourism Industry.
The second Baku Shopping Festival will also last one month. The Festival will bring together over 5400 commercial institutions together until November 15. The larger part of such stores and service centers will offer beneficial shopping opportunities for both tourists and local customers by joining to the VAT refund system. At the same time, the Festival visitors will enjoy numerous surprises and entertaining events.
Official partners of the Baku Shopping Festival are the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ASAN Service) and AzerTurkBank.
This Festival will meet visitors with many innovations. For the first time, supermarkets have also decided to join the Festival. These are Bravo hypermarket and Neptun supermarket. Furthermore, several drugstores will also participate at the Festival.
The Baku Shopping Festival will prepare a Tourist Package and present it to travel agencies. It will include air ticket, transfer, insurance, hotel accommodation and the organization of shopping tours to the Festival stores. At the same time, customers will also obtain special gift cards as well as special lottery and discount vouchers.
To welcome their tourists and customers, the trade centers and malls will entertain them with interactive games and the interesting Fan Zone to be installed and available on the Fountains Square during the entire period of the Festival.
The annually organized Baku Shopping Festival was organized for the first time in the capital of Azerbaijan from April 10 to May 10 this year. The dates set for the next Festival are from 15 October to 15 November. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has been chosen as the organizer of this Shopping Festival, on the basis of the decree signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, on 1 September 2016, under the title of the Additional Measures aimed at the development of tourism in the Republic of Azerbaijan. It is realized by the Azerbaijan Congress Bureau under the said Ministry. The holding of Shopping Festivals in Baku is commissioned by the Presidential Decree of 6 December 2016 and is reflected in the Strategic Roadmap for Development of Specialized Tourism Industry.
Detailed information on the Baku Shopping Festival and its organizers can be contacted by following phone number and email: 0124982063