Within the framework of the Presidential Decree "On measures for the further development of domestic and pilgrim tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan", measures to stimulate domestic tourism have been identified.
On 11 February, the heads of tourism associations of Central Asian countries will discuss the current situation in the industry and ways out of it in the format of a virtual round table. The topic of the online meeting is "How to make Central Asia a popular tourist destination after the pandemic?"
Uzbekistan is introducing a “family travel vacation” system lasting at least five working days, which envisages travel with parents, relatives, elderly people and mentors.
From 1 March 2021, Uzbekistan will establish a visa-free regime for a period of 10 days from the date of entry into the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan for citizens of a number of countries.
Under the Department for Coordination of Ensuring Safe Tourism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a single Call Center began its activity, which can be contacted by number 1173. The tourists can call this number from any region of the republic.
A delegation led by adviser to the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Abdul Razzak Daud visited Uzbekistan.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development Aziz Abdukhakimov held talks with a delegation of the Kuwaiti airline Jazeera Airways headed by Vice President Ravindran Bharatkhan.
A series of webinars was held in Bukhara as part of the project "Model for sustainable tourism in Central Asia: capacity building, awareness raising, technology implementation" (hereinafter referred to as the Project).
The number of foreign citizens who visited the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism in January-December 2020 made up 1,5 million people. Compared to the same period in 2019, this indicator decreased by 77.7%.