British newspaper The Telegraph and popular Australian CEO Magazine have included Uzbekistan in the list of 19 countries that are free from coronavirus and are indeed worth visiting.
Argentina, Namibia, Cuba, Turkey, Mongolia, Madagascar, Peru, Maldives, Malta, Laos, Botswana, South Africa, Chile, Poland, Colombia, Hungary, Bolivia and Tanzania have been included in the list in addition to Uzbekistan in both publications’ articles.
“As coronavirus leaves some destinations out of bounds for tourists, here are 19 fascinating countries it’s yet to reach,” notes The Telegraph.
“This complicated country, which about the size of Spain, delivers flashes of brilliance and immense beauty. Modern Uzbekistan has kept the three astonishing cities of the Great Silk Road: Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Part of the mountain range of the Great Tien-Shan also passes through Uzbekistan” says the article.
“There are now 84 countries with confirmed coronavirus Covid-19 infections, where on earth can you go to relax and be not worried about catching the contagion” notes the CEO Magazine and mentions Uzbekistan in the list of COVID-19 free countries to visit.
As reported earlier, the Uzbek State Tourism Committee had been planning to promote Uzbekistan as a country free from coronavirus.
“It is obvious that the flow of Chinese tourists will decrease due to the epidemic” Shukhrat Isakulov, the Head of the Department for Planning and Development of Human Resources in Tourism said during a press conference at AIMC.
In order to recover losses, the State Tourism Committee intends to strengthen ties with neighboring countries. In particular, an increase in tourist flow from Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan is expected. The Committee will organize a lot of events in neighboring countries in April-May this year with the participation of local representatives of the tourism sector.