Leading Kazakhstani companies took part in the World Tourism Exhibition in London
Leading Kazakhstani companies took part in the World Tourism Exhibition in London. This year, Kazakhstan introduced the National Historical, Cultural and Natural Museum-Reserve "Ulytau." Kazakhstan’s exposition aroused great interest among visitors.
GULNAR KENEYEVA, ADVISER TO CHAIRMAN, KAZAKH TOURISM:
- At present, tourists are looking for some new distinations. Therefore, I think that participation in this exhibition is very important for our country.
BAKHTIYAR KOZHAKHMETOV, DIRECTOR, NATIONAL MUSEUM-RESERVE «ULYTAU»:
- "Ulytau" was first presented at this World Tourism Exhibition. The unique nature and landscapes have sparked interest among the guests, we think that this will allow us to attract a considerable number of tourists.
Presentation of the Kazakhstan’s tourism opportunities was held under live musical accompaniment. Musicians dressed in national costumes masterfully performed Kazakh and foreign music on Kazakh instruments. Representatives of travel organizations impressed by the culture of the Kazakh people are now planning to develop a new destination. They believe that Kazakhstan will be interesting for tourists.
ALVIN D’CRUZ, SPOKESPERSON, SWISS TOURIST COMPANY:
- Definitely, I would. I mean it, as I mentioned, is a very safe country, it is very modern. Example if you go to Astana you could compare that with Dubai, I mean it is very modern.
A separate stand was organized by representatives of the tourism industry of Almaty. Visitors got acquainted with popular tourist attractions of the city, tried dishes of Kazakh national cuisine.
SPOKESPERSON, UK TOURIST COMPANY:
- I’m really impressed about Kazakhstan and people. I’m looking forward to visit there so I’ve never been there. I really wanna visit there.
The World Tourism Exhibition has been held in London for 37 years. During the global event, companies from around the world present about 5,000 tourism destinations. The Kazakhstan delegation also took part in the work of the Ministerial Summit of the World Tourism Organization and the Investment Symposium. They also presented the rich potential of the Great Steppe country.