Presentation of Tajikistan tourism opportunities in ITB Berlin 2015
From 4-8 March 2015 year the World's Biggest Tourism Trade Show ITB Berlin took place in Berlin/Germany. The leadership of the Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism together with 13 Tajik tourism companies, Dushanbe International Airport, airlines "Tajik Air" and Dushanbe Serena Hotel presented Tajikistan as a fresh and exciting tourism destination.
In the framework of this visit Ahtam Abdullozoda the Chairman of the Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism attended the official ITB Opening Ceremony and also participated in the UNWTO Silk Road Tourism Ministers Meeting. In addition, Ahtam Abdullozoda welcomed Mr. Talib Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization UNWTO, at the beautiful Tajikistan stand.
On occasion of ITB and to support Tajikistanís presentation at this important travel trade show the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Germany organized an evening reception for national and international friends and partners to present news about tourism development in Tajikistan and offer a platform to network.
It is important to note that more than 10.000 companies from the tourism and attached sectors from 200 countries participated in ITB Berlin travel trade show
to present their products. Tajikistan itself was for the first time presented at two stands during this prestigious show.
With the support of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and our longstanding partner GIZ Tajikistan, the Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism has been participating in ITB continuously already for 8 years resulting in a steadily growing number of international guests coming to experience the unique destination Tajikistan.