About 600,000 foreign tourists visited Uzbekistan in 2013, Kultura.uz reported quoting data of the Uzbektourism.
State joint stock railway company “Uzbekistan Temir Yollari” is planning to launch tourism trains to cities of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Russia till 2015.
Uzbektourism national company announced an open creative contest “Creation of tourism brand Kashkadarya region”, which is aimed at collecting creative ideas and proposals on tourism brand of Kashkadarya region.
A leading television channel of the world Euronews will start to broadcast a programme about Khiva within the series Uzbekistan Life, the pres service of Uzbektourism said.
A roundtable dedicated to tourism potential of Uzbekistan was held in Tokyo on 18 December 2013 as part of the visit of the Uzbek delegation to Japan.
A delegation of Uzbekistan led by chairperson of the national company Uzbektourism Farrukh Rizzaev left for Tokyo, Japan,on 16 December 2013, the press service of Uzbektourism said.
Tourism potential of Uzbekistan has been presented at the annual international fair BTExpo Travel-2013, which was held at Brussels Art Center. The fair was organized by Association of Tourism Companies of Belgium.
Representatives of nine tourism companies of Uzbekistan paid a visit to Turkey, the Embassy of Turkey in Tashkent said in a statement.