A ground breaking initiative to advance better interpretation and presentation among tourist guides operating along the Silk Road kicked off on Monday, 24 August 2015, in Khiva, Uzbekistan.
Organizers of the Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” are planning to hold meetings in the format B2B (Business to Business), the press service of Uzbektourism said.
Over 2 million foreign tourists from 70 countries pay visit to Uzbekistan annually, according to the press service of national company Uzbektourism.
Chinese company Yutong held a presentation of its tourism buses in Tashkent, the press service of Uzbektourism said.
The Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on cooperation in the field of tourism came into force on 8 July 2015.
A presentation of electronic version of the guide “Uzbekistan” was held at Uzbektourism headquarters in Tashkent.
Over 422,900 foreign citizens visited Uzbekistan in the first quarter of 2015, which grew b 5.6% compared to the same period of 2014, data of Uzbektourism based on statistics of the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan said.
A crew of the British company Pioneer Productions is shooting a report on about one of the ancient cities of Uzbekistan - Bukhara - for Discovery Networks International channel, the press service of Uzbektourism said.