Tourism in Kazakhstan: New prospects
Kazakhstan is increasing its tourist potential. The National Chamber of Entrepreneurs and the National Tourism Company plans to develop the industry. The parties have signed a memorandum of cooperation, which includes various activities. The focus of the cooperation is on supporting artisan cluster as well as developing new measures, including state support, for the tourism industry. The parties also plan to promote interesting investment projects through the implementation of public – private partnership. The pinnacle of the strategic cooperation is the promotion of Kazakh tourist product in other countries. The parties plan to organize B2B meetings, forums, conferences and other events in the interest of local travel business. The full range of activities included in the signed agreement will be implemented before end of this year.
YULIYA YAKUPBAYEVA, DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON, NATIONAL CHAMBER OF ENTREPRENEURS:
- There will be certain benefits for major projects in the tourism industry, such as in hotel business, amusement parks, water parks and so on. If investors invest into these large projects, they will receive the entire measure package from the state, which are granted to investors from other economic segment. This is an unprecedented measure as it has never happened before.