British Travel Company Plans Tours to Artsakh, Angering Azerbaijan


karabakh-1YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia)—Regent Holidays, a travel company based in Bristol, England, is planning new group tours to Nagorno-Karabakh.

Two tours are scheduled for May 6 and August 28, 2016. The trips will begin in Armenian and last 11 days. Visits to the cities of Shushi and Stepanakert, Gandzasar and Dadivank Monasteries, as well as the Mayraberd and Tigranakert fortresses are included on the tour’s itinerary.

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has said that the trips are “illegal.” Spokesman for the Ministry, Hikmat Hajiyev, told APA that the Azerbaijani Embassy in the United Kingdom will inform the country’s state bodies about the “illegal” activity of the travel company and take necessary measures in this regard.

Regent Holidays does not organize trips to Azerbaijan.


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