Tour operators, journalists visit Karakalpakistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 14 March, the first day of an information tour for business entities of tourist activities and media journalists to Karakalpakistan visited the mausoleum complex of Karakalpak poets Kunkhoja, Berdak and Ahymbet, and also got acquainted with handicrafts made by artisans from Chimbay, infrastructure, national cuisine and traditions of the region.
For the second year, Uzbekistan has been actively introducing a new mechanism for developing the tourism market, promoting it to the international market, and increasing the number of foreign tourists - mega-photographs. The info-tour is held to promote the tourist potential in various regions, develop tourism, develop new and promising tourist routes. The organizer of the media tour was the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the development of tourism.
As part of the info tour - a unique presentation of the route - tour specialists and journalists visited several unique objects during the day, such as artisan pavilions, took part in master classes in making tailor-made yurts, in master classes in making iron jewelry, in master classes in building and the decoration of the yurt, participation in master classes in the manufacture of national musical instruments, saw the performance of Bakhshi and Zhirau.
After enjoying the beautiful views and charging a great mood, the group went for a walk through the streets of the city. The tour participants visited the legendary Museum of Art named after IV Savitsky, which is also called the “Louvre in the desert”. The collection of this unique museum has over 90,000 exhibits, is the best art collection of the Asian region and has the second largest in the world in terms of size and volume of the collection of Russian avant-garde works.
Travel industry experts and media representatives noted the extreme intensity and availability of the route and gave practical recommendations to its developers, stressing the importance of an integrated approach to its development and promotion.
According to the organizers, the practice of holding info-tours shows its positive results. This is a good opportunity to demonstrate to the potential sellers of tourist services all the features of the national tourism product, which further facilitates their work with tourists. As a result, they can explain in more detail and in details to them where, and what to be, what living conditions, rest.