Dubai Airport busiest for international traffic for 6th year running DUBAI. KAZINFORM Dubai International, DXB, has retained its position as the world’s number one hub for international passengers for the sixth consecutive year with annual traffic for 2019 reaching 86.4 million – 6 million more than the nearest rival London Heathrow.
1.5 mln visited Yassawi Mausoleum in 2019 TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM «Last year about 1,500,000 people visited the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi situated in Turkestan. It is expected to attract there up to 5 mln tourists by 2025,» Deputy Governor of Turkestan region Meirzhan Myrzaliyev told the meeting at the regional communications service.
Almaty’s adventure tours showcased at London exhibition LONDON. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s major travel companies are taking part in the Adventure Travel Show 2020 international tourism exhibition, which is considered one of the most important events for those interested in travel experiences off the beaten track, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in the UK informs.
Tourism infrastructure projects to boost tourist flow to Kazakhstan's Karaganda BAKU. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region is planning to increase the tourist traffic to Balkhash lake and to Ulytau mountains, a representative of Entrepreneurship Department of regional akimat (administrative center) told Trend.
Competition for subsidized air routes for 2020 held in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In order to ensure transport accessibility of socially significant destinations and the development of domestic tourism, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan annually holds a competition for subsidized air routes from the state budget or decisions of maslikhats on local budgets for the corresponding financial year, its Telegram channel reads.
Kazakhstan delegation holds talks with the aviation authorities of Kuwait NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In the framework of the «open skies» regime on behalf of the Head of State, Kuwait airlines have now the opportunity to operate regular flights to 11 Kazakhstan airports (Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Shymkent, Aktau, Karaganda, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Pavlodar, Kokshetau, Taraz, Petropavlovsk, Semey) without restrictions using the fifth degree of freedom of air, Kazinform has learnt from the Civil Aviation Committee.