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NEWS AND EVENTS
December 30, 2015
INDIAN TRAVEL COMPANIES: \"UZBEKISTAN ATTRACTS BY ITS UNIQUE BEAUTY AND CULTURE\"
Embassy of our country in India jointly with the National Airlines Company \"Uzbekistan Airways\" in New Delhi conducted a presentation of tourist potential of Uzbekistan. Representatives of more than 10 tourism companies from our country, 300 largest tour operators and agencies from different regions of India, the local media attended this event.

The participants were familiarized with the policy pursued in the country for the development of the tourism industry, to create conditions for the activities of domestic tour operators and establishing mutually beneficial and fruitful cooperation with the major specialized agencies of foreign states.

Increased interest in attending the demonstration brought a video telling about the modern life of independent Uzbekistan, the key factors of development of its economy and other spheres.

Particular attention was focused on the huge tourism potential of the country, unique in its beauty of architectural monuments of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and other cities.

The presentation noted that thanks to the tireless care of the state is increasing every year the number of tourist routes to the various regions, and eco-tourism development and has gained wide popularity.

It was stressed that for the first 11 months of this year, Uzbekistan was visited by nearly 15000 visitors from India, at the end of the year, this figure could exceed 16 thousand people.

One of the key factors in attracting foreign tourists, according to representatives of the leading travel agencies in India, is a unique cultural and historical heritage, originality created in the country hiking trails, as well as a wide range of services offered by the Uzbek tour operators.

The speakers noted that further development of the tourism industry of Uzbekistan also contributes to the increase of flights and the number of passengers transported by aircraft NAC \"Uzbekistan Airways\".

It was reported that currently Uzbek airline operates five flights a week from Tashkent to Delhi and 4 flights to Amritsar. Work to further expand the flights of NAC on the territory of India is underway.

Following the event, the leaders of the Indian tourism companies shared their views and comments in an interview with Jahon I.A.

B.Bharvadj, Director of Eurasia Travels Co.:

- Our company is engaged in promotion of Uzbekistan in Indian market for several years. Your country is of interest not only in summer but in winter, when the travel lovers, along with sightseeing of ancient cities, may be happy to enjoy winter sports on the beautiful mountain resorts.

R.Rana, Manager of Travel FSU Co.:

- Uzbekistan differs from other tourist destinations by relative proximity - only 2.5 hours flight from Delhi on a direct flight of the national airline. This is great for all ages and social strata of population of India. However, the prices in your country is much more reasonable than in other states, with the fact that quality of services meets all international standards.

H.Verma, CEO Reisen Tours Co.:

- Uzbekistan attracts Indians with its unique beauty, ancient and diverse culture, art, climate and delicious cuisine. During the event, we have learned how careful you are to the preservation of ancient monuments. Unique art and culture are among the main driving forces behind the increasing flow of tourists into the country.

(Source: Jahon Information Agency, New Delhi)


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