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"Development of tourism routes"

Within the framework of the PICASP project, a seminar on "Development of tourism routes" was organized on May 19, 2023, according to the Action Plan of MIRAS Public Union for the current year at the Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University. More than 20 students from the bachelor level and the teachers (Hafiz Huseynov, Elnura Valiyeva, Ulviyya Cumshudlu, Sabina Asgerova və Samira Azizova) of the Tourism and Hospitality Faculty of the University attended the seminar. Aida Malikova, the executive director of the “Ginza Travel” Company made a presentation on the development of tourism routes, its definition, types of tourism routes, classification measures, the existing tourism routes in Azerbaijan, cultural tourism routes developed by the MİRAS etc. Besides the wide information was given on the international tourism routes which Azerbaijan has joined, such as (“Olive Tree”, “Wine Routes”, “Jewish Heritage”, “Prehistoric Rock Art Trails”, “Thermal Towns”, “Creativ Towns” and etc.).

It is to be mentioned that different MİRAS-PİCASP seminars were organized on the last 2 months and more are planned to be realized till the end of this year. The prupose of these seminars is to create basis for university-enterprise cooperation in the cultural heritage, archaeology, museums and tourism spheres in the Casipan region. The program of the seminars was prepared according to the PICASP project by the MIRAS’s experts.

We should note that starting from 2021, “MIRAS” Public Union in Support of Studying Cultural Heritage is a partner of the PICASP project ("Pilot courses for industrial enterprises to implement university-enterprise cooperation in the development of the Caspian region") funded under the ERASMUS+ Program of the European Commission. The main goal of the project is to increase the competencies of the teachers in the small and medium business field, especially based on pilot courses combining theory and practice with the implementation of MOOCs (free open online courses). As well as to introduce new methodologies and teaching tools, to raise the level of personnel training in the field of cultural heritage protection, and most importantly, strengthening the potential in the field of higher education. For this purpose, during the current year, MIRAS Public Union will organize seminars, familiarization tours, trainings and expeditions with the participation of teachers and students of interested higher education institutions.

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