Welcome Letters 2016

Dear ladies and gentlemen,

On behalf of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a UN specialized agency in the field of tourism, I am pleased to welcome you at the 13th Kazakhstan International Tourism Exhibition AstanaLeisure 2016.

Exhibition AstanaLeisure is the important event in the tourism industry of Kazakhstan and Central Asia, which is annually held in Astana, the capital of our Republic and has the status of the largest event in the field of inbound and outbound tourism.

The exhibition brings together the representatives of tourist services from all regions of Kazakhstan, Central Asia, CIS and non-CIS countries and gives the opportunity to new tourist products and services of Kazakhstan and foreign participants of the tourist market.

For its part, the UNWTO, as a permanent partner of the tourist exhibition events in Kazakhstan, stresses the annual interest of the world tourism community in the region to increase tourist flow and to establish new directions for sending tourists and increase their opportunities in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

I am sure, Astana Leisure 2016 will take place at a high level and contribute to the development of tourism cluster of the Republic.

I wish all the participants of this event success and fruitful work.

Zoltan Somogyi
Executive director concerning the program and coordination