Steady growth of the tourist exhibition «Astana Leisure»
From 25 to 27 September, in Astana the Expo-Center "Korme" will gather representatives of more than 60 companies from 12 countries: Hungary, Vietnam, the Dominican Republic, Spain, Kazakhstan, China, Malaysia , UAE, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Switzerland for the 10th Anniversary of the Astana Leisure 2013 exhibition. World Tourism Day will be traditionally celebrated by industry professionals with Astana Leisure.
For the first time in the preliminary stage of preparation for the exhibition Astana Leisure 2013 Dominican Republic, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey confirmed its presence with national stands. Kazakhstan traditionally will be represented by the stand of the Tourism Industry Committee of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan. There are also could be found individual exhibitions of tourism and sports Departments of all regions of Kazakhstan, including the cities of Astana and Almaty.
Autumn tourist exhibition in Astana - Astana Leisure 2013 shows the steady growth of interest of domestic and international industry players in Kazakhstan.
"We are certainly pleased that the international interest in Kazakhstan every year getting higher. The exhibitions are clearly demonstrating this trend. Year after year, the project «Astana Leisure» is showing an increase by 10-15 per cent, also annually expanding the geography of participants. In 2006, the exhibition has been presented approximately by 20 companies from 7 countries, this year it's planned to have more than 60 participants from 15 countries of the world. A feature of this year is an increased interest of the CIS countries (Ukraine, Russia). They are offering recreation at their resorts, spas and health resorts. Clinics and hospitals in China and Thailand will take a worthy place in the category "Medical Tourism""- said Victoria Karatsupa, exhibition manager.
Latest news of the exhibition is a wide presentation of the autumn-winter season on such directions as the UAE, Vietnam, Thailand, Hainan (China).
Charter directions will be presented by flights to Goa (India), Vietnam, Hainan (China), the UAE, when regular flights are provided by the domestic market leaders - Air Astana, SCAT and Turkish Airlines.
Astana Leisure is an effective platform for interaction between market participants who plan and carry out their business in Kazakhstan, place where domestic and foreign tour operators meet resorts, guest houses, hotel chains, airlines, who comes to Astana for the presentation of new Autumn programs and routes.
Organizers of the exhibition are Iteca company (Kazakhstan) and ITE Group Plc (Great Britain) together with Tourism Industry Committee of the Ministry of the industry and new technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
More information can be found on the web-site www.leisure.kz.
ATTENTION! To all experts wishing to visit Astana Leisure 2013 it is recommended to be registered previously on the web-site of organizers http://onsite.iteca.kz/ to accelerate process of an entrance to pavilion and to have an opportunity of free participation in round tables, seminars and presentations. Visitors registered at the Almaty tourist fair KITF 2013 can be registered as "earlier registered" for printing of E-Ticket for the Astana exhibition.