Japanese delegation from the leading media representatives (Sankei Shimbun, Tokyo Shimbun, The SekaiNippo and Sunday SekaiNippo, Hokkaido Broadcasting) and tour companies stayed in Fergana region, from April 28 to 29. They got acquainted with tourism potential of the region and filmed the main tourist routes of the region.
On May 3-5, 2018, Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent will host the "2nd International Congress on Cultural Heritage and Tourism", to be held jointly with the Turkish University of Selçuk.
Memorandum of cooperation on development of ziyorat (pilgrimage) tourism between the State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Committee for Religious Affairs under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Office for Religious Affairs of the Republic of Turkey was signed within the framework of the state visit of the President of the Republic of Turkey.
On April 30, the State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with a delegation from Switzerland led by Peter Blaser, the head of the pilot delegation of the World Air Sports Federation (FAI, Switzerland). The meeting was opened by Deputy Chairman Shokhrukh Sharakhmetov. He expressed sincere admiration for the flights and offered to promote the developenmt of aeronautics in Uzbekistan.
Delegation of tourism companies from Tajikistan visited Fergana region. Within the framework of the visit, foreign representatives of the tourism industry got acquainted with the tourism potential of the region.
The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Japan together with the administration of Minato district (Tokyo) and the International Cooperation Agency held a broad presentation of culture, art and tourism potential of Uzbekistan within the framework of “Minato International Festival at Tokyo Tower”.
Spring tourism forum “Uzbekistan International Travel Workshop “The World of Leisure – 2018” was organized in International Hotel Tashkent with the support of the State Committee on Development of Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the purpose of promoting domestic, inbound and outbound tourism.
Today the opening ceremony of the international tour fair KITF – 2018 was held in Almaty. In connection with the announcement of 2018 as the Year of Uzbekistan in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Development of Tourism organized a single stand of Uzbekistan.
The Turkish newspaper Dünya gazetesi published an article on the economic development of Uzbekistan. Ambassador of Turkey to Uzbekistan Ahmet Bashar Shen commented the processes that are taking place in the country and emphasized great importance of tourism development.
Within the framework of the 12th meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Trade-Economic and Scientific-Technical Cooperation between Uzbekistan and Iran, representatives of the State Committee on Development of Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Culture, a presentation of tourism potential of Uzbekistan was organized and a number of negotiations were held with counter-partners from the Iranian side.
The Association of Private Tourism Agencies of Uzbekistan published an advertising and information brochure, which provides information about the ecotourism potential of the regions of Uzbekistan. The brochure will be distributed to European Union tour operators.