An international touristic exhibition «Mondial du Tourisme» was held in the largest exhibition center of Paris «Paris Porte de Versailles». This kind of International Exhibition was first held in 1980 and, along with other passing year in Paris, is the largest and most important exhibition for tourism in France. This year, it is widely represented national tourism administrations, tour operators, hotels and airlines from more than 100 countries.
It was noted that Uzbekistan has a great heritage - more than four thousand ancient monuments - palaces and fortresses, mausoleums, mosques, madrassas and minarets, which annually attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world. The spiritual legacy of great ancestors, the richness and diversity of nature, the age-old tradition of craftsmanship, the friendliness and hospitality of Uzbek people, national Uzbek cuisine - all adds to and enriches the touristic potential of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan's participation at the exhibition in Paris is very important and significant event, because the touristic market in Uzbekistan is developing rapidly and is gaining more interest from the French. Each year up to 15,000 left for Uzbekistan, getting pleasure from the extraordinary beauty of the legendary historical cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and others.