A meeting with the delegation of Gastronomy Tourism Association of Turkey led by the Association’s President Gürkan Boztepe was held at the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development within the framework of the visit of the Turkish delegation to Uzbekistan on July 10-14.
Since July 15, 2018, a system for issuing electronic entry visas for stay in Uzbekistan for tourism purposes to be introduced by the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No.3836 of July 4, 2018 “On further measures for optimizing the order of entry of foreign citizens into the Republic of Uzbekistan”.
The State Unitary Enterprise “The Center for Certification of Tourism Services” of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development has developed the state standard of the Republic of Uzbekistan O’zDSt 3296:2018 “Tourism services. Hotels and similar accommodation facilities. Classification system”.
Uzbekistan attracts thousands of tourists annually, but these figures do not fully disclose the tourism potential of the country. Therefore, decisive reforms are being carried out in the country for accelerated development of this sphere.
Relevant ministries and agencies are instructed to make proposals on introduction of additional visa regimes until October 1, 2018, by the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan «On further measures of optimizing the order of entry of foreign citizens into the Republic of Uzbekistan» for various categories of foreign citizens, visiting the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Within the framework of the visit of the international community-based tourism (CBT) expert Peter Richards to Uzbekistan, a workshop on improving experience in community-based tourism, partnership and sales was organized.
Delegation of Uzbekistan led by Deputy Prime Minister A.Abdukhakimov attended the 42nd session of the UN World Heritage Committee, in Manama (Bahrain). The issue of excluding the Historical Center of Shakhrisabz from the UNESCO World Heritage List was on the agenda.
The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation, the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development, Uzbekistan Airways, the National TV and Radio Company of Uzbekistan, khokimiyats of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khorezm regions and the author of books on Eastern and Uzbek culinary, Russian TV host Stalic Khankishiev announced the competition among Russians for the best cooking of Uzbek cuisine.
According to the Press Service of the State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on June 26, a meeting of Uzbekistan Airways managers and the State Committee for Tourism Development was held at the Directorate of Uzbekistan Airways.