The State Committee for Tourism Development is taking measures to improve the quality of services and infrastructure in the tourism industry with the introduction of innovations. To this end, innovative projects and international experiences are being studied that will increase employment and the export of tourism services.
Starting from 1 January 2020, Uzbekistan will introduce a visa-free regime for a period of 30 days for citizens of another 20 countries.
On the eve of Independence Day in Tashkent, with the support of the State Committee for Tourism Development, it is planned to open the Sogdiana art center. A modern center of fine and applied art will be created to visit citizens, foreign and local tourists, amateurs national crafts and painting.
On 21 June, as part of the gala reception held in honor of the founding of the SCO, the presentation of the “Eight Wonders of the SCO” was held in Beijing.
An analysis of trends in the global tourism market currently shows that in addition to traditional activities, new modern types of tourism are widely popularized in the industry. This suggests that participants in the global tourism market note the development of the sector not so much in the number of tourists as in the level of income they receive, providing quality services to potential tourists.
On 11 and 12 August, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Development of Tourism together with domestic travel companies and professional chefs of national cuisine, headed by renowned chef and restaurateur Bahriddin Chustiy, will present the tourism potential of the republic and gastronomic event in the Rike Park in Tbilisi, Georgia.
In order to further develop and popularize the gastronomic potential of Uzbekistan at the international level, as well as develop international cooperation in the field of gastronomic tourism, promote the recognition of the tourist brand of Uzbekistan, create a positive image of the republic abroad, promote the republic among potential foreign tourists as an attractive tourist destination, the International Gastronomic Festival “Gastro Bazaar-2019” will be held in Tashkent from 9 to 11 August 2019.
In the days of the First International Influencers Congress, which will be held in Uzbekistan on 22-27 August, about 100 well-known bloggers are expected to visit Uzbekistan.
On 6 August, the Association of gastronomic tourism of Uzbekistan opened its doors. The event dedicated to this event was held in the conference hall of the Association of chefs of Uzbekistan with the participation of representatives of ministries and departments of the Republic, as well as the media of the country.