Tourism Potential of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Opportunities for Its Development

Faridakhon Khamidova, Jakhongir Sayfullaev


Tourism is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy, and it plays an important role in increasing income and employment, as well as in the socio-economic development of the country. In the conditions of transition of the Republic of Uzbekistan to market relations, its economic position in the world economy has changed. This was facilitated by institutional and structural changes aimed at creating an open market economy. Much has been done to achieve this goal. The article considers the tourism industry as a new direction of development of the country’s economy. Statistics of the tourism industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2019 are given and corresponding analyses are made. In addition, the article partially informs the reader about the tourist potential of the country. Comparative figures of tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan and other CIS countries are given. Studies on the tourism potential of Uzbekistan by domestic scientists have been studied. The research methods were formed and the sources of information that were used in the article were completed. Based on the analysis of analytical data in the field of tourism over the past year, new directions of development of this industry have been formed.


PR Marketing; Religious Tourism; “Golden Ring” of Tourism; Media Personalities; Tourist Image of the Country; Low-Cost Airlines; Historical and Cultural Heritage of UNESCO

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