International Uzbek Tourism Fair “The World of Leisure” kicked off at the NEC “Uzexpocentre” in Tashkent on 18 April 2013.
About 1.9 million foreign citizens, including 517,000 tourists, paid a visit to Uzbekistan in 2012, deputy chairperson of Uzbektourism Anvar Temurkhodjaev said quoting official statistics.
A presentation of tourism potential of Uzbekistan dedicated to Navruz was held at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ukraine on 27 March 2013. Association of Private Tourism Agencies (APTA) and Uzbektourism national company participated at the event.
Tashkent International Tourism Fair TITF 2013 “Tourism on the Silk Road” will take place at “UZEXPOENTRE” exhibition complex in Tashkent on 8-10 October 2013.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution “On programme of tourism development in Khoream region for 2013-2015” on 20 March 2013.
A delegation of Uzbekistan participated a seminar “Tourism at world heritage sites: challenges and opportunities” in Izmir, Turkey, on 26 March 2013.
Uzbekistan is one of five countries of the world, tourism sector of which is developing with fast tempo, World Travel & Tourism Council said in its report “Economic consequences of travel and tourism industry 2013”.
Tashkent hosted a training on 25-27 March, which was held within the contest Promote your hometown, region or district through social networks”.