UNIDO received the “Project of the Year” award for its activities related to “Linking the tourism industry to productive activities in the Issyk-Kul region of the Kyrgyz Republic”, which is funded by the Russian Federation. The UNIDO project was officially acknowledged for its achievements in the field of development and promotion of the tourism sector of the Kyrgyz Republic by the Kyrgyz Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism during the ceremony of the Kyrgyz Tourism Awards on World Tourism Day. Thanks to UNIDO seminars on food safety, sustainable and eco-tourism, marketing and management skills, representatives of local producers and of the tourism sector which improved their marketing and hotel management skills.
On behalf of the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, UNIDO beneficiary Mr. Asylbek Razhiev was named “Man of the Year” for his special contribution to the development of tourism, and Mr. Nurbek Saparov, another UNIDO beneficiary, was named “Best Guide”.
More than two hundred representatives of the business community, international organizations, the tourism, culture and media sectors as well as politicians and diplomats attended the 2019 Kyrgyz Tourism Awards.
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For more information: Ms. Olga Memedovic (O.Memedovic [at] unido.org)