The activities of tourism enterprises against which a criminal case has been initiated will be suspended. This was reported by the press service of the Committee on Tourism of Uzbekistan.
Today, on 22 February, one of the largest tourism exhibitions in the Southeast Asia region - SATTE (“South Asia’s Leading Travel Show”) international exhibition has started in the Indian city of Greater Noida.
Mavlyuda Yusupova has been appointed to the position of director of the International Research Institute "Silk Road" at the International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage "Silk Road".
On 21-22 February 2024, Tashkent hosted the VII Forum of Guides of Uzbekistan-2024, dedicated to the World Day of Tourist Guide. It gathered more than 300 participants from different countries, including experienced guides, specialists of the tourist industry, representatives of state authorities, scientific and educational institutions.
A hotel under the Ritz-Carlton brand will be constructed in Tashkent.
The Transport Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan addressed the Committee on Tourism with a request to suspend the activities of 40 travel companies, since criminal prosecution has been launched against the heads of these companies and a preliminary investigation is underway. These companies were involved in organizing Umrah, Daryo reported.
According to preliminary data from the Statistics Agency, in January 2024, 520,169 foreign citizens visited Uzbekistan.
An opening ceremony of the new Hilton Samarkand Regency hotel took place in Samarkand region. The 20-storey hotel, located in the Silk Road Samarkand tourist center, has become the next hotel of one of the leading brands in the hospitality industry - Hilton.
Within the framework of cooperation between Mastercard and the Tourism Committee under the Ministry of Ecology, Environmental Protection and Climate Change of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a workshop on developing innovations in tourism was held. This was the first event after Uzbekistan joined the Mastercard Center for Tourism Innovation in October 2023.