Uzbekistan Temir Yollari in cooperation with Germany’s Lernidee Erlebnisreise GmbH launched a new tourism train Orient Silk Road Express.
JATA Tourism Forum & Travel Showcase- 2013, an international tourism exhibition, opened in Tokyo on 12 September, where Uzbekistan’s tourist potential has been widely presented.
State joint stock railway company Uzbekistan Temir Yollari in cooperation with Germany’s Lernidee Erlebnisreise GmbH will organize a tourism train Orient Silk Road Express.
Chairperson of the Committee on tourism and hotel business of Moscow Sergey Shpilko said that number of Russian tourists, traveling to unique historic cities such as Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz and Tashkent, has been increasing each year.
Mexico was selected to be the official host country for World Tourism Day (WTD) 2014 and Burkina Faso for WTD 2015. The respective themes will be “Tourism and Community Development” for 2014, and “One billion tourists, one billion opportunities” for 2015.
Taleb Rifai was reelected for a second term as UNWTO Secretary-General (2014-2017).
The General Debate of the 20th Session of the UNWTO General Assembly has put a spotlight on the link between tourism and air transport policies.
A working group on preparation and organization of the 19th Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” (TITF-2013) held a session at Uzbektourism national company on 3 September 2013.
Chairperson of Uzbektourism national company Farrukh Rizaev held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria in Uzbekistan with residence in Moscow (Russia) Boyko Kotsev on 29 August 2013, the press service of the Uzbek company said.