First info tour for tour operators started in Kazakhstan
May 20-30, the first info tour is planned for tour operators from four regions of Western Kazakhstan, who will visit Nur-Sultan, Shymkent, Almaty, as well as tourist sites in Akmola, Almaty, Turkestan and East Kazakhstan regions during the trip. The head of the department of event projects and events of the Kazakh Tourism JSC NC, Gaukhar Zhenisbek told about it at a press conference in the Central Communications Service, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports.
Tour operators will be able to explore the entire territory of the country with its unique natural sites, spa facilities, cultural characteristics of each region, including diverse cuisine and traditions of hospitality.
"This is our contribution for tour operators to help them see, touch, smell, look at, make their proposal for Kazakhstanis. It is a significant contribution to the development of domestic tourism. We have focused on sanatorium treatment, say in Saryagash. Yesterday in Akmola region more than 180 contracts were signed, "said Zhenisbek.
In addition, she noted that the information that tour operators will receive during the info tour cannot be found on the Internet, as partners will be able to try on themselves the offers of sanatoria, including food, water, treatment and accommodation.
" Alakol, for one, has no analogues in the world in terms of the healing mud and water composition there, as well as Pavlodar healing mud,"- Zhenisbek added. The next info tour is scheduled in August-September 2019, and you can apply now.
"We do not exclude that in the winter time information tours will be conducted too," she also said.
According to the Statistics Committee, in 2018, over 4.6 million domestic tourists were served at the accommodation sites, which is 7% more on-year. This growth trend has been going on from 2016 and confirms the fact that traveling within the country is becoming increasingly popular.