Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Tourism in Central Asia - Brief information about Central Asia tourism

For now the world's attention is drawn to the great trans-continental routes of the ancient world. The Silk Road is a wide choice of destinations and products in a unique and extremely rich heritage, nature and traditions of dozens of individual stories, of peoples and cultures all over the road timeless, now expanded to a warm reception from visitors.

In 1993, the WTO began to organize a long-term project and promote the Silk Road as a tourism concept. In 1994, representatives of 19 participating nations and adopted the historic Declaration of Samarkand, tourism along the Silk Road and approved a special logo, which are involved by all governments, organizations and institutions in the private sector, are used.

Since then, forums and meetings were held, and in 2002, participants adopted the Declaration of Bukhara on the Silk Road tourism, which highlighted the benefits of sustainable tourism and outlines specific measures to promote ecological and cultural tourism destination of the Silk Road. A tourist Silk Road, Uzbek and organized by the Government with the support of the WTO was opened in Samarkand in 2004.

The World Tourism Organization has published a brochure Tourism Silk Road in 1997, which was appreciated by the participating countries in the UNWTO Silk Road Project. This new brochure presents a mosaic of tourism products, sites and attractions in the area of ​​the Silk Road as a whole, with the aim of contributing to a better understanding of its tourist potential.

Even the famous tradition of hospitality of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which are so deeply rooted in the people, local cuisine and tasteful nationally specific individual, Uzbekistan, a very attractive destination for travelers from around the world.

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, together form the macro goal in Central Asia. Some tour operators also Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Xinjiang, Tibet, Afghanistan and parts of Central Asia. Nearly eight million international border crossings were registered in this area in 2004.

With a population of 16.2 million, Kazakhstan has benefited from the strong position of the tourism industry. Setting the development strategy of Turkey as a model, has managed the country improve its infrastructure.
Bigger than all of Western Europe, Kazakhstan is a vast country of steppes and mountains rich in natural beauties.

Compared to its neighbors in the region, Kyrgyzstan is not very large. Landscapes of high mountains of Kyrgyzstan and lush forests, grassland steppes have attracted travelers along the Silk Road grateful for the cold climate of the region.

Such as Turkmenistan, Tajikistan was once a part of Persian territory in ancient times. In recent years, Tajikistan has tried to tourism through the organization of cultural festivals and literary development. Because of its cultural and historical situation of the country has to attract amazing resource for travelers.
Rugged and mountainous, Tajikistan in the heart of Central Asia, with China in the East and the Indian subcontinent to the south.

The history of Turkmenistan can be up to fourth Century BC is traced. After ups and downs, the country is now home to several cultures. Turkmenistan, located on the Silk Road, an important place in the region. It is one of the countries bordering the and the good relations with Iran.
Carefully woven, have bright red carpet by the tender hands of the nomadic women are created the artistic symbol Turkmenistan.

According to statistics, in the 2010s, the country had a population of € 28 million, although its successful tourism industry was not, it is currently upgrading its infrastructure to develop the industry.
Madrahssas legendary mosques of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, with its beautiful design and tile color are some of these sites in Uzbekistan in connection with the Silk Road.

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