In 2021, archaeologists in Sherabad district of Surkhandarya region on the territory of the Surkhon State Reserve, Khatak department, Bokhlar-Dara massif discovered a Neanderthal human dwelling dating back to 100,000-40,000 years BC. From June 2022, large-scale excavations began at the site.
On 20 June 2022, a program of cooperation in the field of tourism for 2022 was signed between the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the State Tourism Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Tashkent.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced a debut signing for its leading luxury InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand in Uzbekistan. InterContinental Tashkent is expected to open towards the end of 2022, showcasing a new modern luxury experience within the capital city.
According to the decision of the Republican Special Commission, from 10 June 2022, temporary restrictions related to coronavirus will be lifted on entry into Uzbekistan for tourism purposes by air, border railway stations and border checkpoints. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
From 31 May to 2 June 2022, Singapore hosted the Halal In Travel - Global Summit 2022, dedicated to the restoration and development of the Muslim tourism market. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Aziz Abdukhakimov spoke at the event in an online format.
President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, accompanied by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, visited historical monuments in the Ichan-Kala complex.
Uzbek diplomats took part in Daegu World Cities Friendship Forum - 2022, Dunyo news agency reported.
A gastronomic festival and competition "Restaurant of the Year 2022" was held in Tashkent in the Ankhor-Lokomotiv park. This event contributes to the development of gastronomic tourism in the country and the formation of a healthy competitive environment among restaurants.