In order to ensure the implementation of the resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On additional measures to diversify domestic tourism services", a new fixed-route taxi was launched connecting the tourist streets of the city of Samarkand. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan.
In 2021, archaeologists in Sherabad district of Surkhandarya region on the territory of the Surkhon State Reserve, Khatak department, Bokhlar-Dara massif discovered a Neanderthal human dwelling dating back to 100,000-40,000 years BC. From June 2022, large-scale excavations began at the site.
Within the framework of the XI session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, for the first time, a decision was made to declare Khiva the "Tourism Capital of the Islamic World".
On 20 June 2022, a program of cooperation in the field of tourism for 2022 was signed between the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the State Tourism Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Tashkent.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced a debut signing for its leading luxury InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand in Uzbekistan. InterContinental Tashkent is expected to open towards the end of 2022, showcasing a new modern luxury experience within the capital city.
According to the decision of the Republican Special Commission, from 10 June 2022, temporary restrictions related to coronavirus will be lifted on entry into Uzbekistan for tourism purposes by air, border railway stations and border checkpoints. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
From 31 May to 2 June 2022, Singapore hosted the Halal In Travel - Global Summit 2022, dedicated to the restoration and development of the Muslim tourism market. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Aziz Abdukhakimov spoke at the event in an online format.
President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, accompanied by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, visited historical monuments in the Ichan-Kala complex.