Welcome Letters 2014

Ladies and gentlemen,
Dear colleagues and friends,

On behalf of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a specialized agency of the United Nations Organization in the field of tourism, I am pleased to welcome all the participants, guests and organizers of the 11th Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition Astana Leisure 2014.

Traditionally, the event is held in the most rapidly developing metropolis, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the City of Astana.

For the UNWTO organization Kazakhstan has always been and remains a reliable partner and a leader of tourism in Central Asia, and Tourism Exhibition in Astana is a business platform for collaboration between the professionals of the international and local markets.

Development of the tourism industry in Kazakhstan is in the focus of the government, because it plays a significant role in the economy of the country and even of the whole region of Central Asian. Therefore, the exhibitions of the sector are very dynamic and evolving rapidly. On the eve of the World Exhibition in Astana – EXPO 2017 – conducting of the tourism exhibition is becoming increasingly important.

Astana Leisure is productively used as a platform for sales and marketing and is one of the centres of the tourism sector in Kazakhstan, where communication is established, tourist products are sold and business is conducted.

I wish you all a successful and fruitful work, realization of the objectives and useful meetings!

Zoltan Shomogi,
Chief Executive Officer for Program Coordination

Dear ladies and gentlemen,

On behalf of the Trade Mission of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Kazakhstan, I am pleased to welcome all participants and guests of the 20th Anniversary Central Asia International Exhibition and Forum Mining Exploration & Mining Equipment Exhibition and Forum and congratulate you on its opening!

Many domestic, foreign and Russian companies take a serious interest in participation in the exhibition-forum of Mining World Central Asia 2014. The exhibition unites professionals of the mining industry, enables to demonstrate modern achievements and new technologies. This is a place of constructive meetings providing an opportunity to set strong links for further development and cooperation between our countries.

With all my heart, I would like to wish all the participants and guests of the 20th Anniversary Central Asia International Exhibition and Forum “Mining World Central Asia 2014” successful fruitful work, achievement of the goals set for this event, extension of the partnership and cooperation sphere!

Yakovlev Aleksandr Viktorovich
Trade Representative of the Russian Federation
in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Dear participants and guests of the Exhibition Astana Leisure 2014!

On behalf of the organizers of the Exhibition I sincerely welcome you all at the 11th Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition in Astana – Astana Leisure 2014! The Exhibition is traditionally dedicated to the professional holiday - the International Day of Tourism! And on behalf of the organizers let me congratulate you with this Holiday!

Astana is a symbol of a dynamic and consistent development of all our country and, of course, the center of the Eurasia.

The city is a center of political, economic and cultural life of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as a venue for important events of both national and international significance.

Astana Leisure is an example of the fact that Astana as the city of business attracts many investors and businessmen from abroad, actively functioning as a center for business tourism. The exhibition contributes to a large extent to intensification of the status of the capital of our country and as the tourist core destination in the Central Asia.

The professional platform consolidates the latest trends and the most popular destinations on the market not only of Kazakhstan, but the entire Central Asian region.

Astana Leisure is a forum for business dialogue between tour operators, travel agents, government agencies and diplomatic missions. The representatives of relevant ministries, embassies and industry associations use the exhibition platform not only to promote the new products, but to create the most comfortable work conditions on the market of Kazakhstan.

Let the potential of our tourist event will bring you the greatest benefit and productive result on the tourism market of Kazakhstan!

Director of Iteca LLP
Borodikhin Yuriy Ruslanovich