From the 2021-2022 academic year, a curriculum on the subject of pilgrim tourism will be developed and introduced into practice for 3-4 year students of higher educational institutions specializing in foreign languages. This is stated in the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 100 "On additional measures for the development of domestic and pilgrim tourism."
A series of training seminars within the framework of the Project "Development of CBT tourism in Uzbekistan by increasing the professional competencies of rural residents" was held from 22 to 26 February in Konigul mahalla near Samarkand.
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan approved the procedure for the use of benefits and subsidies established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated February 9, 2021, as well as the amount of local tourist fees charged for accommodation.
The State committee for tourism development, in cooperation with the consulate general of Uzbekistan in Frankfurt am Main and the “Global communication Experts Agency”, organized an online meeting with more than 20 bloggers from Germany, Switzerland and Austria, foreign journalists, representatives of travel and online news agencies.
A festive event dedicated to February 21 - World Guides Day was held at the Moscow Marriott Hotel. The event, which brought together the most active guides and tour guides of Uzbekistan, was opened by Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the State committee for tourism development Aziz Abdukhakimov.
Every year 21 February is celebrated in many countries of the world on the International Tourist Guide day. This holiday was founded by the World Federation of Tourist Guides associations (WFTGA).
On 18 February 2021, the tourism potential of Uzbekistan will be presented in the popular TV program of the Japanese TV channel NHK "There are so many amazing things in the world."
"Uzbekistan paves the way for the return of international tourists." Under this heading, an article was published in one of the leading Hong Kong media outlets "Belt and Road News", dedicated to the tourism potential of our country and the measures taken to develop the industry.
The State committee for tourism development of the Republic of Uzbekistan introduces the position of Deputy Chairman for the Development of Pilgrimage Tourism within the existing states. This is stated in the decree of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev dated February 9, 2021 "On measures for the further development of domestic and pilgrim tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan."