Uzbektourism national company and Advertisement Agency “Great Silk Road” is working on organization of participation of tourism companies at international exhibition and fairs.
The volume of tourism services’ exports of Uzbekistan reached US$155.5 million in the first quarter of 2013, an information service of the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
A delegation of Uzbektourism national company participated at the first international tourism fair “Hanoi-2013” in Vietnam.
A presentation of tourism potential of Uzbekistan was held in Antwerp, Belgium, Jahon news agency reported. The event was organized by Belgian tourism company DEWI at the assistance of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Belgium.
On 18-19 April 2013, Tashkent hosted the first specialized International Uzbek Tourism Fair “The World of Leisure” (IUTF). IUTF was held in 2013 with the support of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Ministry of Culture and Sports Affairs of Uzbekistan, the Association of Private Tourism Organisations and Uzexpocentre.
An information event dedicated to tourism potential of Uzbekistan was held at Karlshorst cultural center, Jahon news agency reported.
Uzbekistan participated at the China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM) exhibition, which was held in Beijing, Jahon news agency reported.
Tashkent hosted Festival of National Pilaf “Osh Bayrami” for the first time as part of the “World of Leisure” Exhibition second day. Its aim was to gather and demonstrate all national features of the main dish of Uzbek cuisine.
National company Uzbektourism and Republican Scientific-Education consulting center of Uzbektourism in cooperation with Embassy of Turkey and Turkish Agency for Cooperation and Coordination (TIKA) are implementing a project on training of hotel personnel “Education, directed at improving skills in tourism”.