KITF 2015: New horizons of the tourist market in Central Asia!

The largest tourist forum in Kazakhstan – International Exhibition KITF – celebrates this year its 15th anniversary. It is the most anticipated event in the industry. Bright and rich in business activity KITF 2015 will be held on April 22-24 in IEC "Atakent".

As everybody knows, tourism is one of the priority areas and indicators in the world for sustainable economic development. The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan also lays great importance to the development of tourism, making it one of the leading sectors, as evidenced by another Concept of the development of the tourism industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan until 2020, approved by the Government of Kazakhstan in 2014, which will certainly be facilitated with a large-scale international event of EXPO scale.

Today, outbound tourism in Kazakhstan is the most dynamic sector in the tourism industry and in the economy as a whole. From 2008 to 2013, the number of tourists has increased from 4.3 million to 7.7 million people, or by 80%.

In these circumstances, holding of image events is crucial, and KITF, as the largest tourism exhibition in the region, provides an excellent opportunity not only to promote the image of our country in the world and expand commercial communication opportunities for business partners, but to be aware of all, too.

Appearance of foreign players in the tourist market of Kazakhstan becomes a trend in 2015 and KITF, as the largest tourist exhibition, demonstrates traditionally the latest trends and news in the tourism industry. KITF gives to all visitors a unique opportunity to discover the world in a shortest time. Every year KITF exposition shows more than 500 companies from more than 40 countries of the world.

The Anniversary KITF 2015 will present new items of the tourism industry, informative seminars, training programs, cost-effective solutions and special offers.

Accents of the Anniversary KITF 2015:

  • Partner-country of KITF 2015 is Malaysia
  • Official Partner of KITF 2015 is Cornelia international network of hotels
  • KITF feature is "Domestic tourism is the policy of competitive advantage"
  • New trends: food, business and event tourism.
  • Novelties of the season – the Crimea, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al-Khaimah
  • Tendencies: a record participation of exhibitors of accommodation business

Organizers of KITF are Iteca (Kazakhstan) and ITE Group Plc (UK) Exhibition companies with the official support of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Almaty City Administration.

Details of the event, participation options and sponsorship opportunities are available on the official website -


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