The volume of paid services, rendered by tourism sector of Uzbekistan, increased by 36.1% year-on-year in nine months of 2013 to 230.994 billion soums, the press service of Uzbektourism national company said.
On 1 November 2013, the Government of Uzbekistan approved a programme for developing tourism sphere in Kashkadarya region for 2013-2015.
Chairperson of Uzbektourism national company Farrukh Rizaev participated in the summit of the UNWTO, which was held within the World Travel Market-2013 in London, Great Britain, on 5 November 2013.
A professional tourism Workshop of the countries of Visegrad Four – Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic – will be held at International Hotel Tashkent on 22 November 2013.
International tourism exhibition World Travel Market-2013 kicked off in London, Great Britain, 4 November 2013. Tourism potential of Uzbekistan is presented at the event.
Nabijon Kasimov has been elected as the chairperson of the Association of Private Tourism Agencies (APTA) of Uzbekistan.
The 20th jubilee Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” (TITF 2014) will be held in Tashkent on 7-9 October 2013 within the Year of Tourism in the CIS.
Number of tourists from Uzbekistan, who visited Turkey in 2013, can reach 130,000 people, the Embassy of Turkey in Tashkent said.