Uzbekistan will take part in the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2019 in the nomination “Discovery of the Year”.
On 27 August, Audrey Azule, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) visited Bukhara.
On 23-24 August, the twenty-first plenary meeting of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan was held.
On 24 August, in Termez, the Archaeological touristic forum "Uzbekistan on the crossroads of civilizations" started its work.
From 14 to 18 August, the 2nd International Forum of Ancient Cities was held in Ryazan (Russia), which presents the tourism potential of Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. The forum has been held on an annual basis since 2018 in order to present the unique culture and history of ancient cities that are more than 500 years old.
As you know, an important document has been adopted in the tourism sector - Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Measures for the Further Development of the Tourism Sphere in the Republic of Uzbekistan”. The decree, along with other important issues, focuses on the use and development of the potential of highways.
On 14 August, the Hyatt Regency Tashkent hosted a presentation of Georgia’s tourism potential.
To date, the absence of a specific mechanism for cooperation in attracting investment, the tourism industry between local government bodies, relevant ministries and the authorized government agency in the field of tourism has been one of the constraints for accelerated development and creation of the necessary tourism infrastructure in republic.