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Baku State University, Azerbaijan
Keyword: tourism, water tourism, tourism sectors, non-traditional tourism, national park
We investigated names of world tourism sectors for the development of non-traditional tourism sector in Azerbaijan. (there are 70 tourism sectors) As a consequence, we knew that world tourism sector and (9) nine non-traditional Tourism sectors in Azerbaijan are developing. For developing that tourism sectors in Azerbaijan our government fulfilled some projects. For example, Winter sport tourism in Shahdagh, National Parks in the preserve places (Shirvan National Park, Hirkan National Park, Zangazur National Park, Aghgol National Park, Altiaghaj National Park, Absheron National Park, Goygol National Park, Samur-Yalama National Park).There are 70 tourism sectors in the world but unfortunately 61 of them are not exist in Azerbaijan .But we have very good climate and condition to develop these tourism sectors. We can develop following tourism sectors :
Water tourism and all types include in this sectorcan be developed .
Surfing-is include both water and sport tourism. This type of tourism can be developed mostly coast of Caspian Sea , Baku Bay , in the resorts of Nabran – Yalama seaside and also in the Mingachaur Hydroelectric Power Station.
Yacht tourism - in the coast of Caspian Sea, Khanbulanchay, Mingachaur Hydroelectric Power Station
BOAT TRIP - There is great chance from the coast of Caspian Sea to Baku – Lankaran – Astara and from the mouth of Kur river to the Yevlakh region.
CANYONING – This type of tourism can be developed in the Gusarchay, Gudyalchay and Valvalachay
JET SKII - This type of tourism in the coast of Caspian Sea , Kur river, Mingachaur Hydroelectric Power , Khanbukanchay.
Narrow Boating -This type of tourism can be developed in the north-east and north regions.
SCUBA - this type of tourism can be developed in the Caspian Sea and Goygol.
RAFTING - this type of tourism can be developed in the rivers of north- east region , for example, Gusarchay, Valvalachay
UNSPOILT - In the coast of Caspian Sea , coast line of Mingachaur Hydroelectric Power Station and Goygol
WATER SKIING - In the Caspian Sea, Mingachaur Hydroelectric Power Station
SQUASH - It can be created in the any resort center
SLEDDING - It can be created in Guba, Gusar and Khachmaz and river sides of this region
CARRIAGE DRIVING - Places that worth visiting and interesting nature for example, in the seaside of National Parks
CARVING - can be developed in the forest of Big and Little Caucasus/
Villager - Farmer tourism- Can be developed very interesting lifestyle for attract tourists.
Religious Tourism – There are religious places and tombs for developing this tourism in Azerbaijan, Nakhchivan and Shamakhi.
Ritual tourism - This is possible to develop this tourism
Safari - In the mountainous places, national parks and reserves
Trafi - In the north and north- east of Azerbaijan also, south mountainous place
City side tourism - Can be created in Baku, Sumgayit and Ganja
Pedestrian tourism- In the any mountainous and foothills place of our Republic
Spelotourism - It can be developed in Gazakh, Tovuz, Garabagh and other regions
Velotourism - Guba, Ismayilli, Baku
Tourism of Usage of animals – This tourism can be developed in Barda, Shamakhi, Absheron, Zagatala and other regions
DISABLED SPORTS BREAKS - This type of tourism can be very beneficial for disabled persons in Gabala and Baku/
GLIDING - It is one of the sport tourism and development of this tourism sector can be in Gabala, Baku, Shaki
HANG GLIDING - Baku, Zagatala, Balakan
JET DOO- This tourism is in the development period in Guba, Gusar
KITE STUNT FLYING - It can be in Baku, Caspian, and some windy places
MOUNTAIN BIKES - it can be Gusar, Balakan, Zagatala
PARASCENDING - in Absheron region, Caspian Sea
PLAYGROUND - in the reserve center of our Republic
ROCK CLIMBING - Gusar, Gakh, Balakan and mountainous regions
ROLLER COASTER - American games can be developed in our Republic
Health and Thermal tourism-in Nakhchivan, Naftalan, Lankaran, Guba, Kalbajar, Davachi that rich with mineral water.
Summer tourism - it can be developed in Garabagh. But these territories are occupied.
AIR SPORTS Tourism- There is great chance for developing these tourism sectors in the Republic of Azerbaijan that I did not mention.
BIRDS WATCHING TOURISM - It can be developed in our preserves, National Parks,
WINTER TOURISM - It can be developed in Guba, Gakh, Balakan and other regions
YOUTH TOURISM - It can be developed in Baku, Ganja,Nakhchivan, Sumgayit and other regions
BOTANICS - It can be developed in Absheron, Mardakan, Gakh, Balakan, Barda and other regions
ABCEILING - Gakh, balakan, Guba
BALONING - Baku, Balakan, Guba,
BOWLING - KEGLI game can be created
BUNGY JUMPING - can be developed in Gakh and other regions.
Using selection information have been composed geoinformation maps for natural and historical objects on the territory of the Azerbaijan Republic with aim of innovation organization non-traditional tourism.