Uzbekistan Airways has transported the delegation of French tour operators from Paris directly to Samarkand

31 Mar 2018

On March 31, 2018 Uzbekistan Airways  has operated direct flight on the route Paris-Samarkand. The international airport “Samarkand” held a solemn greeting ceremony of the delegation of representatives of the Union of Travel Agents of the Ile-de-France (EDV) region. Guests from France coming to participate in the tourism conference, which will be held in Samarkand and Bukhara from March 31 to April 3 has greeted by city administration of Samarkand, the representatives of Uzbekistan Airways, the State Committee for the Development of Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the republican media. 

 The agreement to hold an annual tourism forum in Uzbekistan and an info tour to our Republic has reached in September, 2017 in Paris, during the meeting of the representatives of Uzbekistan Airways, the State Committee for Tourism Development and the president of the Union of Travel Agents of the Ile-de-France.  Leaders of the EDV visited Uzbekistan with an orientation tour in October 2017, which had been organized by Uzbekistan Airways. 

More than 100 professionals  of the tourism sphere from France - representatives of travel agencies of the Ile-de-France region (Kuoni, Salaun, Club Med, Verdie Voyages), partner companies (Amadeus, Hertz, Avis, etc.) journalists of  popular French media (Le Figaro, Tourism TV, Echo Touristique, Le Quotidien du Tourisme) and leading touristic companies and agencies of Uzbekistan  are taking part in this conference.

This touristic forum and the information tour to the historical cities of Uzbekistan will be another step in the promotion of the touristic potential of our republic and the services of the national air carrier in the market of touristic services in France. 

It should be noted that at present time Uzbekistan Airways carries out regular passenger flights between the capitals of Uzbekistan and France, as well as direct flights from Paris to the historic cities such as Samarkand and Urgench.  

For reference: Ile-de-France is a prosperous region of France with the most developed economy, culture and powerful touristic potential. Over 900 travel agencies operate on its territory.

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