NEWS AND EVENTS
January 18, 2007
Uzbek Tourism potential presented in European countries
Four largest Dutch companies presented Uzbekistan at the 36th international tourism fair Vacantiebeurs-2007 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Jahon news agency reported that the fair collected 200 tour operators in 80 countries and over 200,000 people attended the fair.
Dutch companies ? Djoser, Passaat Verre Reizen, Baobab Reizen and Asia Travel presented Uzbekistan.
The report said quoting of Dutch companies that Uzbek architecture monuments and regular developing of tourism infrastructure attracts Dutch tourists to Uzbekistan.
The agency reported that the government of Uzbekistan pays great attention to support and development of tourism, which creates good foundation to growth of foreign tourists, Rob Sholten of Baobab Reizen said.
The 19th tourism fair, organized by ???? Reisen, in Belgium\'s Leuven. The fair presented tourism potential of 30 countries, including Uzbekistan, the agency said.
Exposition of Uzbekistan presented traditional works of craftsman and various information materials on rich historic and cultural heritage of the country.
Uzbek Embassy in Belgium presented information on development of Uzbek tourism industry and demonstrated video film in the country.
Representative of ???? Reisen said Uzbekistan is example of peaceful co-existence of various religions, cultures and ethnic groups. Hospital people, beautiful landscape and historic city with many architectural monuments create firm foundation to further development of tourism in Uzbekistan.