International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
Uzbekistan will participate at International tourism exhibition Balttour-2013, which will be held for the 20th time in Riga (Latvia), with national stand for the second time in a row. The exhibition is a leading tourism event in Baltics.
Uzbekistan took part in the 17th International Tourism Exhibition EMİTT -2013, which concluded its work on 27 January in Istanbul, Turkey.
Asrlar Sadosi Festival of Traditional Culture, organized annually by Fund Forum in Uzbekistan, has been presented at New York Travel Show, one of the largest international tourism exhibitions in the United States.
Association of Private Tourism Agencies (APTA) of Uzbekistan in cooperation with Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) and Uzbektourism decided to organize Road Show in Southern-Eastern Asian states.
Uzbekistan national stand will be presented in international tourism exhibitions in Turkey and Spain, which will be held in January. Single stand of tourism enterprises and organizations of Uzbekistan will be presented at EMITT 2013 in Turkey and FITUR 2013 in Spain.
A delegation of national company Uzbektourism will pay visit to Turkey in January, a Department on culture and tourism issues of Embassy of Turkey in Uzbekistan said.
Tourism potential if Uzbekistan has been presented at the exhibition center Brabant Hall in Leuven, Belgium, within the popular fair, organized annually by Hobo Reisen, Jahon news agency reported.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov approved an agreement between the Governments of Uzbekistan and Republic of Korea on cooperation in tourism.