As an estimated 474 million tourists traveled internationally between January and July 2022 compared to 175 million in 2021, international tourism continues to bounce back.
The STQ 4 "Tourism and Cultural Heritage" Technical Committee for Standardization under the State Unitary Enterprise "Tourist Services Certification Center" developed the state standard Oʻz DSt ISO 21101:2022 (ISO 21101:2014, IDT) "Adventure tourism. Risk management system. Requirements".
Today, on 3 February, the ceremony of introducing a new leader to the Charvak tourist and recreational zone was held at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
On 10-11 February, the Samarkand Tourism Forum "Travel Bazaar 2023" will be held in the city of Samarkand with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Deputy khokim of Samarkand region Rustam Kabilov held a meeting with the head of administration of Perlis State of Malaysia Mohd Shukri Ramli and his deputy Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad. The sides discussed the development of mutually beneficial cooperation.
A tourist information center has started its work on the territory of Samarkand International Airport.
irst Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ulugbek Agzamov held a meeting in the form of a videoconference with the head of the commercial service of the British corporation BBC World News Eurasia, general producer of Dars Films Sergey Stanovkin. He also met with Imran Ahmad, CNN Corporation’s regional director for Asia and Africa.
Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, has committed to growing its presence in the South Caucasus and Central Asia by more than 60% following a series of strategic signings. In 2022 the Group signed 15 new projects under six hotel brands adding more than 2100 rooms to its existing portfolio of 24 hotels in these regions. Accor will open nine properties in this area in 2023, five of which were signed in 2022.
On 18 January, the 43rd international tourism exhibition FITUR 2023 opened in Madrid.
A trilateral "road map" was signed between the Secretariat of the organization of the Turkic states, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.