Welcome Letters 2013

Dear friends!

I am glad to welcome you to the 10th Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition “Astana Leisure-2013”. To its anniversary it became a stable, fast growing platform for tourism industry players. It is encouraging, that every year the geography of the exhibition expands and the number of the visitors from the all regions of Kazakhstan, Central Asian countries, the CIS and other foreign countries is growing.

The tourism development is one of the most pressing issues of the domestic economy. As we know, this industry is a priority of the New Industrialization Program implemented in Kazakhstan (State Program of Forced Industrial-Innovative Development).

I am confident that Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition “Astana Leisure” will always be a traditional place for industry professionals, enhance and strengthen business and cultural ties, will serve for rapprochement and mutual understanding between domestics and foreign companies.

I wish you fruitful work, useful contacts, expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation!

А. Issekeshev
Deputy Prime-Minister –
Minister of Industry and New Technologies
Republic of Kazakhstan

Dear participants and guests of the “Astana Leisure 2013” Exhibition!

On behalf of the organizers, we sincerely welcome you at the 10th Kazakhstan International Tourist Exhibition in Astana, the «Astana Leisure 2013»! Let us congratulate you also with the professional holiday – an important tourist event both for our country and the whole world – the International Tourism Day!

Astana is a symbol of dynamic growth of the whole of our country and is a new center of the Eurasian space. The «Astana Leisure» exhibition significantly facilitates to strengthen the status of our capital as a touristic heart of the whole Central Asian region. The exhibition consolidates the last and the most popular trends at the market of Kazakhstan and of the whole Central Asian region.

For 10 years of its existence, the «Astana Leisure» underwent qualitative changes. In 2004 it gathered about 20 companies from 7 countries in the world. Today it is not only a professional ground for showing new possibilities and services by tour-operators, air companies, hotels and other parties of the tourist market, but also a business dialogue forum between tour-operators, tour-agents, governmental bodies and diplomatic missions. Taking the opportunity offered by the exhibition to meet representatives of the line ministries, the embassies and the industry associations, issues of how to sell own product and further also of creating maximum comfort for making tourist business in Kazakhstan, receive their solution.

Let our tourist event bring you maximum profit and collect best results in the market of tourist services of Kazakhstan!

Yury Borodikhin,
Executive Director,
Iteca Ltd.