The Consulate General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Greece, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organized a visit of Hunarmand Association to Greece within the framework of implementation of instructions of the leadership on increasing exports, enhancing the tourism attractiveness of Uzbekistan, as well as supporting handicrafts.
The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Malaysia is actively working on increasing the tourist flow to Uzbekistan. In particular, cooperation with leading mass media is being established to promote the tourism potential of the country in Malaysia. In this regard, representatives of Uzbekistan met with the General Director of TV Alhijrah Izelan Basar.
Pilgrimage tourism in Uzbekistan is developing at a high speed. Currently, activity is being carried out in several areas, for example, tours for representatives of Islamic community, mass media, as well as tour operators to promote this direction.
Samarkand has been awarded the founder of popular in China tourism site Qyer.com in the nomination “Top 10 best cities of the world and exotic places recommended for visiting in 2018 by Chinese and foreign tourists”.
Taking into account numerous appeals of administrations of accommodation facilities and independent tourists, rectification to the process of applying temporarily of arrived foreign citizens to the internal affairs bodies at the place of arrival for a temporary residence was introduced by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan of 29.05.2018.
“Silk Route Marionettes Theater Studio” Tashkent puppet theater is the only puppet theater in the territory of the Central Asian States, created at the crossroads of the Silk Road and incorporating the spirituality of the East and the energy of the West.
An amendment facilitating measures for violation of the rules for stay of foreign citizens in the Republic of Uzbekistan was introduced by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan of May 29, 2018 No.398 “On introducing amendments and addenda to certain decisions, as well as recognition the decision of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan invalid”.
Amendments were introduced to the procedure for collection and distribution of state duties, fees and other non-tax payments in foreign currency, as well as the procedure for stay of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan allows foreign creative groups to temporarily import unmanned aerial vehicles, including drones, for preparing photo and video materials about the tourism potential of the country for promoting the cultural and historical heritage and natural resources of Uzbekistan.
Agrotourism is well developed in such countries as France, Greece, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Here, tourists, living a certain time in the countryside, get acquainted with local traditions, lifestyle, take part in traditional field work.
Kanlikul district of the Republic of Karakalpakstan hosted Ethno Caravanserai 2018 Festival in order to preserve the ethno-cultural heritage, promote national handicraft and culture, develop domestic tourism.
Fergana territorial department for tourism development jointly with the regional khokimiyat (administration) discussed issues of attracting Israeli tourists to the region with representatives of Israel tourism industry.