BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. ( MainStreet) -- When you think of developing hot spots, far-off places such as Brasilia or perhaps Doha or Saigon likely come to mind. But with the bustling economies in Brazil, China, India and Russia, a new crop of destinations are emerging as travel's "it" spots, likely in places you've never heard of, with a luxury infrastructure all their own.It may sound like a form of influenza, but Azerbaijan's ancient city of Baku is one of the former Soviet Republic's most prosperous coastal towns. Baku, on the Caspian Sea, has benefited from the oil and natural gas economy that boomed in 2008, bringing a surge in foreign investment and visitors to the town's UNESCO World's Heritage Sites, including its Maiden Tower and Palace of the Shirvanshahs.
|The iconic Flame Towers, including the Fairmont Baku hotel by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, are under construction in Azerbaijan's ancient city of Baku on the Caspian Sea.|
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