A modern tourist information center with all conditions has been created at the Ayritom border checkpoint (South Gate of Uzbekistan). Guests from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan enter our country through the Ayritom border customs post in Surkhandarya region.
On 5 February 2021, negotiations were held between the Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development Aziz Abdukhakimov with Adviser to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on economic development, effective management and international cooperation Suma Chakrabarti in the video conferencing format.
The 2020 pandemic has had a significant impact on all sectors, including tourism around the world. One of the most pressing issues today is to support tourism and related industries that have been and are most affected by the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic, save hundreds of thousands of jobs and skilled workers, and preserve their income.
In accordance with the Decree signed by the President "On measures for the further development of domestic and pilgrim tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan", the following benefits and preferences have been extended until 31 December 2021:
Within the framework of the Presidential Decree "On measures for the further development of domestic and pilgrim tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan", measures to stimulate domestic tourism have been identified.
On 11 February, the heads of tourism associations of Central Asian countries will discuss the current situation in the industry and ways out of it in the format of a virtual round table. The topic of the online meeting is "How to make Central Asia a popular tourist destination after the pandemic?"
Uzbekistan is introducing a “family travel vacation” system lasting at least five working days, which envisages travel with parents, relatives, elderly people and mentors.
From 1 March 2021, Uzbekistan will establish a visa-free regime for a period of 10 days from the date of entry into the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan for citizens of a number of countries.
Under the Department for Coordination of Ensuring Safe Tourism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a single Call Center began its activity, which can be contacted by number 1173. The tourists can call this number from any region of the republic.