In an exclusive interaction with Travel And Tour World, Aziza Akhmedkhodjaeva, the Project Manager of ICA Events shares how she is planning to provide the buyers and exhibitors an ideal platform for travel trade.
Share with us about the Uzbekistan International Travel Market – UITM 2024 and how are attracting buyers to boost tourism promotion in post COVID-19 time?
Aziza Akhmedkhodjaeva: UITM 2024 – Uzbekistan International Travel Market Exhibition is the exhibition which is dedicated to international tourism and hospitality. This is an international business platform for countries, regions and travel companies from around the world that present their products and services on the Uzbekistan market.
Participants and visitors of the exhibition have the opportunity to meet with representatives of world tourism associations, industry regulators, find new customers and partners, as well as learn about industry trends.
Tell us about how Uzbekistan International Travel Market – UITM 2024 is playing a vital role in tourism and MICE promotion?
Aziza Akhmedkhodjaeva: UITM 2024 is B2B format exhibition, which will gather in one place all professionals of travel industry which is offering to visitors outbound services to travel. It is an effective tool for promoting tourism products and destinations to the Uzbekistan and Central Asian markets. Exhibitors will be able to present their tourism products over three days directly to thousands of senior managers from travel agencies and tour operators who come to form their market offerings for the upcoming summer and winter tourist seasons.
Please share with us about how Uzbekistan International Travel Market – UITM 2024 is unique in compared to other travel trade shows.
Aziza Akhmedkhodjaeva: UITM 2024 is mostly dedicated to outbound tourism and to developing an international networking system between international exhibitors and visitor’s not only locally but from all over the Central Asia. Also important to note that UITM 2024 is organized by number 1 exhibition organizer’s in Uzbekistan -ITECA Exhibitions company through partner company CCA locally.
What is your expectation from Uzbekistan International Travel Market – UITM 2024?
Aziza Akhmedkhodjaeva: Exhibition will be attended by industry professionals; buyer’s and end consumers from all over Central Asia. Our expectations are quite high from organizing tourism event as per now Uzbekistan is open to cooperate with new international air companies, hotels and tour operators. UITM 2024 will present new companies, tourist directions and unique services to professional visitors.
Share with us about the strategic roadmap of Uzbekistan International Travel Market – UITM 2024to allure more exhibitors and buyers?
Aziza Akhmedkhodjaeva: One of the main aims of UITM 2024 is create business platform for international exhibitors and local visitors by organizing the tourism exhibition in Tashkent. It will become a meeting point of international experts of tourism industry annually by bringing famous brands, national tourism offices and services to Uzbekistan market.