Turkmenistan participated to the leading touristic exhibition "Ferien-Messe Wien"
On January 10-13 2019, the leading annual touristic exhibition "Ferien-Messe Wien" took place in Vienna. This event is one of the major forums organized in Austria reflecting the last achievements in world tourism.
About 850 representatives of tourism sector from 80 countries of the world have participated to the exhibition. The representatives of the State Committee for Tourism of Turkmenistan have attended this event.
The exhibition was visited by over 150,000 guests. The exhibition was attended by the State Tourism Committee of Turkmenistan, the director of the firms GUNESHLI SYYAHAT, AHALSIYAKHAT and ASHGABATSIYAHAT.
Colorfully designed stand of Turkmenistan, national Turkmen men's clothing and many others attracted a large number of visitors to the exhibition, where they could get acquainted with different expositions of Turkmenistan, guiding through “the Great Silk Road”, including descriptions of historical monuments, added to the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, as well as showpieces and literature on culture of Turkmen people. Also, pictures of famous historical and cultural monuments as well as natural tourist attractions of Turkmenistan and the videos about the country and informational materials on the development of the tourism sector were presented.
The participants of the exhibition paid special attention to the information on the development of the National Tourist Zone “Avaza.”
In an interview with "SERVUS TV", the director of GUNESHLI SYYAHAT, Mergen Khudaguliyev, answered the question: “Why visit Turkmenistan?” - “If you want to see the Caspian Sea and its beaches, get to know the history of our country on the Great Silk Road and famous all over the world - Akhal-Teke horses, then come to us!”
During the visit of Turkmen delegation on January 9 of current year, the Presentation on the accomplishments of tourism sphere of Turkmenistan was organized which was attended by the representatives of travel agencies of Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. During the presentation, a video film on achievements of the tourism sector of Turkmenistan with information of travel agencies was shown.