On 28 October, a trilateral meeting was held aimed at further expanding cooperation in the field of tourism between the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China Hu Heping, the Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili and the Minister of Ecology and Environmental Protection environment and climate change Aziz Abdukhakimov.
On 20 October, as part of the anniversary 25th session of the UN General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, the opening ceremony of the UNWTO Thematic Office was held in Samarkand.
In January-September 2023, 4.07 million foreign citizens paid a visit to Uzbekistan to meet with their relatives, the State Statistics Agency said.
On 20 October, as part of the 25th anniversary session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly, the opening ceremony of the UNWTO International Tourism Academy took place in Samarkand. Its goal is to train a class of qualified professionals who will contribute to the development of the tourism industry and the economic sector.
On 1 November 2023, a new hotel will open in Samarkand - Grand Plaza Hotel Samarkand.
On 19 October, a meeting was held between Tanzania's Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Angela Jasmine, who was attending the UNWTO General Assembly in Samarkand, and Chairman of the Tourism Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan Umid Shadiev.
On 19 October, a meeting was held between Rodney Sikumba, Zambia's Deputy Tourism Minister, participating the UNWTO General Assembly in Samarkand, and Umid Shadiev, the Chairman of Tourism Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Specialists from the Institute of Macroeconomic and Regional Research (IMRI) conducted an online survey to assess the situation related to the development of domestic tourism in Uzbekistan. In total, 1282 respondents from all regions of our country, the Republic of Karakalpakstan and the city of Tashkent took part in it.
As part of the ongoing anniversary 25th session of the UNWTO General Assembly, a meeting was held between the working group of the Uzbekistan Temir Yollari joint stock company and representatives of the country’s leading tour operators.