800,000 Russian tourists visited Azerbaijan last year.
"In 2018, 800,000 Russian tourists visited Azerbaijan, which means that Azerbaijan is becoming an attractive destination for Russia. A representative office of Azerbaijan on tourism has been opened in Moscow, and cooperation is being established," Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mikhail Bocharnikov said at a press conference.
He noted that air links are also being established between the cities of both countries.
"There are discussions about the expansion of a number of official air carriers for transportation between the regions of our country and Azerbaijan," he said.
Regarding the opening of the cruise line in the Caspian Sea, the ambassador noted that "preparatory work is underway in this direction".