The 68th meeting of the European Commission of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is taking place these days in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is attended by a delegation of Uzbekistan headed by First Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ulugbek Agzamov.
An official ceremony of signing the Agreement between the UNWTO and the Government of Uzbekistan on holding the 25th session of the General Assembly of the organization in the city of Samarkand in October 2023 was held at the headquarters of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Madrid.
On 23-25 May, the return state visit of the President of the Republic of Singapore Halimah Yacob to Uzbekistan took place.
The second hotel of the international chain, Reikartz Palace, opened in Khiva, Khorezm region. It became the tenth hotel complex in Uzbekistan to join international brand.
As part of the visit of the President of the Republic of Singapore to the Republic of Uzbekistan in order to strengthen cultural ties with the Republic of Singapore and increase the number of tourists from this state, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism organizes an info tour for representatives of Singapore’s leading travel companies and media representatives at the head of the National Association of Travel Agencies of Singapore (NATAS).
According to preliminary data from the Statistical Agency, in January-April 2023, 2.02 million foreign citizens visited Uzbekistan for tourism purposes.
Today, on 16 May, an international conference "Destination Forum" was held, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism jointly with the German Tourism Association (Deutscher Reiseverband e.V. -DRV) with the participation of representatives of the tourism industry of Germany and Uzbekistan.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is organizing a visit of 14 representatives of international media to Uzbekistan from 12 to 19 May this year. The visit is being implemented in cooperation with Sophie Ibbotson, Ambassador of Uzbekistan’s tourism brand in the UK.
From 11 to 13 May this year, the international festival "Ethno and modern fashion week" was organized in Kashkadarya region, as well as ethno-sport games, a gastronomic festival, an international competition of ethno and modern clothes, national fair of folk crafts and jewelry.