The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Moscow facilitated the inclusion of Uzbekistan in the list of participants of the National Geographic Travel Awards for the best tourist destinations and hotels of 2018 in “Gastronomic tourism” nomination.
The issue of publishing a special issue of one of the largest Austrian magazines Society entitled “Uzbekistan – the pearl of the Silk Road” has been developed in order to further popularize the tourism potential of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Austria.
The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Berlin, in cooperation with the German club of reporters CTOUR, held a special briefing with participation of more than 70 representatives of leading print and electronic media, including the largest German TV channels ZDF, MDR, SAT1, N-TV, as well as a number of publishing, media and travel companies of Germany for a wide presentation of tourism potential of Uzbekistan.
The State Committee for Tourism Development is continuing to develop cooperation with foreign investors, hotel networks and education institutions in order to promote tourism infrastructure of Uzbekistan’s regions.
The State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan is holding video conferences with all regions of Uzbekistan with the aim of explaining the essence and content of the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of 29.05.2018, No. 398 “On introducing amendments and additions in some decisions of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan”.
As previously reported, a film crew of CCTV-7 State TV channel of China has arrived in Uzbekistan and shot a program about gastronomic features of national cuisine, tourism opportunities and potential of the country. The group visited Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva for filming cooking process of national dishes.
Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a meeting with the President of Vatel Business School in Hospitality and Tourism Management Alain Sebban, in Nimes, France.
Representatives of tourism company Sahid Hotels & Resorts from Indonesia arrived in Samarkand. Guests visited the monuments of Samarkand, in particular, the memorial complex of Imam al-Bukhari, the mausoleum of Amir Temur.
A meeting with the delegation of the State Administration for Tourism of China led by the Head of the Representative Office for Central Asia Wang Shulin was held at the State Committee for Tourism Development.
On July 19, the khokimiyat of Samarkand region hosted a meeting of the regional administration with representatives of German company Plaza Hotelgroup GmbH. in order to attract foreign direct investments and build the first hotel chain under the international brand Best Western, in Uzbekistan.
Festival of Traditional Textiles “Atlas bayrami” is held since 2015 in the ancient city of Margilan with the support of the UNESCO Office in order to preserve the cultural heritage, support the development of crafts, as well as improve the quality and design of traditional crafts.
House-workshops of ceramists located in the pottery workshop of Uzbekistan in the city of Rishtan, which have already become famous not only across the country, but also abroad, are actively engaged in attracting foreign tourists to the district.