The twentieth session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization of the UN (UNWTO) and the 97th session of the Executive Council of the UNWTO takes place in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and Livingstone, Zambia, on 24-29 August 2013.
Tourism administration of Jiaxing of the Zhejiang province of China hosted a presentation of tourism potential of Uzbekistan. Representatives of fifteen tour operators, Chinese state bodies and others participated at the event, Jahon news agency reported.
A presentation “Uzbekistan as tourism direction” was held at Hyatt Regency Kiev at the support of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ukraine and Uzbekistan Havo Yollari in cooperation with Uzbek and Ukraine tourism agencies.
Chairperson of Uzbektourism Farrukh Rizaev held negotiations with the UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Mr. Stefan Priesner, the press service of Uzbek tourism administration said.
A new hotel – Hyatt Regency – will be opened in Tashkent in 2015, UzA news agency reported quoting Uzbektourism national company.
Geotourism is one of new tourism directions, which is developing fast in Uzbekistan. Geotourism allows to diversify the standard classical tour programs and attract foreign and local tourists.
A delegation of Uzbekistan participated at the 6th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, which was held Dunhuang, China, on 1-3 August 2013.
This year, the Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” (TITF 2013) was first announced the National Partner of Pavilion at the exhibition.
A tourism potential of Uzbekistan has been presented within the cultural fair Oosterse Bazaar, organized by the Museum Museumpark Orientalis, in the Dutch city of Heilig Landstichting.