Today, on 11 November, a press conference was held in the conference hall of the Development Strategy Center dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Tashkent International Tourism Fair "Tourism on the Silk Road" (TITF-2019), which the organizers told what events will be held during the Fair.
Between January and October 2019, the influx of foreign tourists to Tashkent increased by 42%. If 350 009 foreign tourists arrived in Tashkent over the same period of 2018, then this year the tourist flow increased to 498 731 people.
For the first time taking part in the competition “Best Photo of the Month” (Bild des Monats), held by the popular daily newspaper Saar of the Saarbrücker Zeitung, the German traveler Albrecht Eckstein from Schwalbach immediately became its winner.
On 5 November 2019, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom, Said Rustamov, met with UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili within the the Ministerial Summit, organized by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as part of the London World Tourism Fair “World Travel Market-2019”.
In order to promote the tourism potential and strengthen the positive image of Uzbekistan by preparing videos on French TV channels, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development with the French production company B-Tween worked out the issue of preparing a documentary about Uzbekistan titled Silk Road for the Paris Premiere television channel starring the famous French actor Gerard Depardieu.
An article was published in one of the popular regional daily newspapers in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg (Germany), Schwäbische Zeitung, about the impressions of the German journalist Rainer Humberger from visit to Uzbekistan.
The Government adopted a resolution "On measures to organize the annual Tashkent International Tourism Fair "Tourism on the Silk Road".
The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Turkey is actively applying the method of “congress tourism”, which at the same time allows attracting tourists to our country, establishing cooperation between specialized organizations of foreign countries and Uzbekistan, as well as spreading it among wide sections of the foreign public information on the fundamental reforms being carried out in the republic.
The national stand of Uzbekistan was presented at the World Travel Market 2019 held in London, the Dunyo news agency reported.
A delegation of the leadership of the State Unitary Enterprise "Center for Certification of Travel Services" under the State Committee for Tourism has studied the best practices of Malaysia in the field of tourism.