AZERBAIJAN: the country ranks 3rd among CIS safest travel destinations

27 February 2020 — Marina MAGNAVAL
Azerbaijan ranked third among the safest travel destinations in CIS region, according to the ranking of the famous Insurly website, while its worldwide ranking took 52nd place among 180 countries safest for tourists.

The healthcare system of Azerbaijan was rated at 79 points and the air pollution was estimated as satisfactory. The transport conditions were rated at 75 points, natural disaster risk at 58 points, the level of violence at 51 points, and the basic sanitary conditions were rated as good.

In the worldwide rating such CIS countries as Uzbekistan (46th) and Belarus (48th) are the only CIS ones above Azerbaijan. At the same time, Switzerland was on the top with 93.4 points from a maximum of 100 points, followed by Singapore and Norway.

The government of Azerbaijan supports the development of tourism as part of the non-oil policy. This year, the country will host the largest tourism event in the region - Travel Business Azerbaijan 2020, Azernews reports.
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