Agreement reached on organizing group tours under the brand of NYT Journey on the Great Silk Road
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The largest annual tourist exhibition The New York Times Travel Show 2019, in which, along with 150 countries, Uzbekistan took part, completed its work in New York.
At the Uzbek stand information was presented about the possibilities of cultural, educational, gastronomic, recreational, ecological, and also pilgrim tourism. Here, visitors could familiarize themselves with the rich historical and cultural heritage and architecture of the ancient cities of Uzbekistan, as well as learn about the contribution of the great Uzbek scientists and thinkers to the development of world civilization , Dunyo news agency reported.
The participation of representatives of Uzbekistan in this event allowed to establish business relations with foreign partners in the tourism sector. In particular, with the publication of The New-York Times, an agreement was reached on organizing group tours under the NYT Journey brand on the Great Silk Road. Visitors to the booth paid special attention to new conveniences for expediting the issuance of electronic visas to American citizens at the Uzbek embassy in Washington and the Consulate General of our country in New York.
The head of the American consulting company Clynice Travel & Tourism Consulting, Georgette James, proudly reported that she took part in the preparation of a specialized report on the tourism potential of Uzbekistan, together with a reputable company in the field of tourism research, Mintel. Then she was lucky to visit Samarkand, Andijan, Bukhara and get acquainted with the history, culture and rich traditions of our people, as well as the rapid development of the tourism industry.
“Uzbekistan is located in the center of the legendary Great Silk Road route, which is an attractive factor for American tourists. The New-York Times Journey chose your republic as one of the 52 places to visit in 2019, and this shows a growing interest in your country,” James said.
It should be noted that the Uzbek culture and traditions are becoming more and more known in the United States. According to the president of the travel company Unexpected Designs, Dawn Robbins, the folk arts and crafts of Uzbekistan won over her during her previous visits to our country and inspired her to start a business in the United States to teach Americans traditional Uzbek crafts. A business lady shared that she visited Uzbekistan twice in 2018 and is ready to visit our land again and again and learn more and more about him.