A delegation of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage as part of the Main Department of Bukhara region and the khokimiyat of the Bukhara region visited Malaysia. This visit was carried out in accordance with the instructions of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the development of pilgrimage tourism and international relations.
On 1 October 2022, Professor Tongqian Zou from China began working as Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation at the Silk Road International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage in Samarkand.
On 7 October 2022, the editor and writer of the Japanese travel publication Globe-Trotter Travel Guidebook Shimpi Ito arrived in Uzbekistan at the invitation to widely promote the tourism potential of Uzbekistan in Japan and increase the flow of Japanese tourists.
Representatives of the Consulate General of Uzbekistan in Istanbul, together with representatives of the Samitol Tour travel company, held talks with Seyfettin Inanc, a member of the Ismailaga branch of the Nakshbandiya tariqat of Turkey, and the head of the Yesevi tur travel company Mehmet Kay, Dunyo news agency reports.
On 10 October, an exhibition of scientific developments and innovative projects in the field of tourism and cultural heritage started in the building of the Ministry of Innovative Development.
In January-August 2022, the volume of accommodation and catering services in Uzbekistan reached 7.02 trillion soums. Compared to January-August 2021, the growth rate was 15.5%, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
On 7 October, Head of the UNESCO Office in Uzbekistan Sara Noshadi, together with Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Aziz Abdukhakimov, visited cultural heritage sites in Bukhara.
The Amadeus Central Asia Forum was held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) in September 2022. This was the first Amadeus face-to-face meeting with customers in the region since the pandemic and was attended by representatives of 8 countries - the executive leaders of the largest travel agencies of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan; experts and representatives of Amadeus regional offices from France, Germany, Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Today, on 7 October 2022, the International Gastronomic Festival kicked off in Samarkand, where delicious food and festive performances await visitors. Also within the framework of the festival there is a kind of competition among catering establishments and chefs. And chefs from foreign countries will show a master class show for visitors to the event.