Aussie state announces multi-billion-dollar conservation budget SYDNEY. KAZINFORM - As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) announced its 2022-23 state budget on Tuesday, a spotlight has been cast on conservation and environmental protection, which has been allocated more than 2 billion Australian dollars (about 1.4 billion U.S. dollars), Xinhua reports.
Emirates sees record booking levels from UAE in summer DUBAI. KAZINFORM - As travel rebounds from the impact of the pandemic, Emirates airline is preparing for its busiest period yet, with over 550,000 customers expected to fly out from the UAE between June and July on over 2,400 weekly network-wide departures, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan to establish visa-free regime with 100 countries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It is expected that this year up to one million foreign tourists will visit Kazakhstan, Vice Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Yerkinbayev said during the opening ceremony of the International Exhibition of Tourism, Sport, and Active Lifestyle taking place in Nur-Sultan city, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan chairs 12th WTO MC in Geneva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO MC) kicked off in Geneva, Switzerland. Kazakhstan is the co-organizer and presiding country of this conference, Kazinform learned from the press office of the Ministry of Trade and Integration.
Japan to ask foreign tourists to wear masks, take out insurance TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The government said Tuesday it will ask foreign tourists to wear face masks and take out insurance to cover medical expenses in the event they contract COVID-19 as Japan restarts accepting visitors in stages later this week, Kyodo reports.
Uzbekistan lifts Covid-19 related entry restrictions TASHKENT. KAZINFORM Foreigners entering the Republic of Uzbekistan are exempt from Covid-19 PCR or express testing, provided that they can submit a valid vaccination passport, Kazinform correspondent reports citing the Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Kazakhstan attends largest tourism exhibition IMEX Frankfurt 2022 FRANKFURT AM MAIN. KAZINFORM – The largest international exhibition for meetings, conventions, events and incentive travel IMEX Frankfurt was held in Germany offline for the first time since the hiatus caused by the global pandemic, Kazinform has learned from the Kazakh Tourism national company.
Kazakhstan moves up 23 spots in Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan is ranked 66th out of 117 countries in the 2021 edition of the Travel and Tourism Development Index of the World Economic Forum, Kazinform cites the press service of Kazakh Tourism national company.
Tourism Ministers of Organization of Turkic States to convene next year in Kazakhstan BAKU. KAZINFORM «Our goal is to turn the Turkic world into one of the most important economic, cultural and humanitarian regions of the XXI century,» Kazakh Culture and Sport Minster Yerzhan Yerkinbayev told the 7th session of the Tourism Ministers of the Organization of Turkic States held in Baku, the Kazakh Ministry’s official website reads.
Kazakhstan, Malaysia eye post-pandemic boost to tourism, cultural ties KUALA LUMPUR. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of Kazakhstan Bulat Sugurbayev met with Nancy Shukri, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture of Malaysia. Sugurbayev noted the high level of people-to-people cooperation that has developed in the 30 years of partnership between the two nations. He emphasized the importance of giving a boost to tourism and cultural ties in the post-pandemic era, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Kazakhstan, TPO eye organizing joint projects in the future SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Korea Bakyt Dyussenbayev held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Tourism Promotion Organization Woo Kyoung-ha, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.