The Chamber of Tourism of the Polish region of Nowy Sacz undertakes to increase the number of tourists to Uzbekistan to 2 thousand in 2024.
A delegation of the Chamber of Tourism of the Polish region of Nowy Sacz, led by its president Pawel Cieslicki, visited Uzbekistan on October 3-10 as part of an info-tour organized by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Poland.
The Polish delegation visited the main tourist centers of Uzbekistan, such as Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara, where meetings were held with regional tourism departments.
The Nowy Sacz Chamber of Tourism was established in 1999 on the initiative of entrepreneurs operating in the tourism sector. The Chamber operates on the basis of provisions included in the Register of Chambers of Commerce and Industry. As an economic organization of self-government, this Polish chamber represents the interests of partner entrepreneurs in the field of tourism. The organization strives to develop and promote tourism and tourism infrastructure. The Chamber has been organizing economic forums, industrial and scientific conferences, as well as trainings for industry representatives in Krynica-Zdrój for several years.
As part of the visit of the chamber delegation, a meeting was held at the Tourism Committee under the Ministry of Ecology, Environmental Protection and Climate Change, following which a memorandum of cooperation was signed.
In addition, the activities of the Polish Chamber of Tourism were presented at a B2B meeting with travel companies in Bukhara. Representatives of the sphere noted the tourism potential of Bukhara, tour packages and services.
During the meeting, industry representatives from both sides received answers to their questions, information was exchanged about tourist packages and tourist services of Uzbek and Polish companies and hotels. Following the meeting, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Chamber of Tourism of Poland “Nowa Sacz” and the tourism department of the Bukhara region.
In Samarkand, a meeting of the delegation with representatives of the Association of Private Tourism Organizations of Uzbekistan (APTO) took place, which was held at the Silk Road University. The terms of cooperation and tourism activities of the two states were discussed, and the tourism potential of Poland was presented. The productive meeting ended with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between ACTO and the Polish Chamber of Tourism in Nowy Sacz.
The parties noted that the opening of direct flights between Warsaw and Tashkent in February 2024 will significantly increase the number of tourists visiting Uzbekistan and Poland.
At the meeting following the results of the info-tour with the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Poland Bahrom Babayev, the head of the delegation assured that the Chamber of Tourism of the Polish region of Nowy Sacz will undertake to increase the number of Polish tourists traveling to Uzbekistan in 2024 to 2 thousand people.