The Second national pilaf festival “PILAF-FEST” will be held in Tashkent on 18 April 2014 within the international tourism fair “The World of Leisure”, the press service of Uzbektourism national company said.
About 600,000 foreign tourists visited Uzbekistan in 2013, Kultura.uz reported quoting data of the Uzbektourism.
Uzbekistan plans to adopt measures to improve order of licensing and conducting tourism activities.
State joint stock railway company “Uzbekistan Temir Yollari” is planning to launch tourism trains to cities of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Russia till 2015.
Uzbektourism national company announced an open creative contest “Creation of tourism brand Kashkadarya region”, which is aimed at collecting creative ideas and proposals on tourism brand of Kashkadarya region.
A leading television channel of the world Euronews will start to broadcast a programme about Khiva within the series Uzbekistan Life, the pres service of Uzbektourism said.
A roundtable dedicated to tourism potential of Uzbekistan was held in Tokyo on 18 December 2013 as part of the visit of the Uzbek delegation to Japan.
A delegation of Uzbekistan led by chairperson of the national company Uzbektourism Farrukh Rizzaev left for Tokyo, Japan,on 16 December 2013, the press service of Uzbektourism said.