An international tourism exhibition "Travel Show Budapest 2022 started on March 3, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. Over the past four decades, this international exhibition remains one of the leading tourist fairs not only in Hungary but also throughout the European Union.
The exhibition is attended by a delegation from Kyrgyzstan, consisting of representatives of the Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter: Department of Tourism), tour operators with Travelife Partner certification, as well as Helvetas team members.
The participation of a delegation from Kyrgyzstan was made possible thanks to the project of the European Union’s SWITCH-Asia Program "Greentour Kyrgyzstan", implemented by Helvetas in partnership with CATO, CATO and ECEAT, as well as the Organization of Turkic States in Budapest, which kindly provided a booth and logistical support.
Participation in this event will allow the Kyrgyz Republic to demonstrate its tourism potential to partners from Europe and other continents, as well as to establish new business relationships, promote various tourism destinations, establish contacts, and share experiences and best practices.
On the first day of the event the delegation held a series of business meetings and negotiations. Thus, during a meeting with representatives of the Association of Hungarian tour operators an agreement was reached to sign a memorandum of cooperation. It is worth noting that the stand of Kyrgyzstan was visited by officials, including the Ambassadors of Kazakhstan and Greece, the Deputy Minister of Tourism of Egypt and others.
The exhibition "Travel Show Budapest 2022" will last until March 6, 2022, on the last day of the exhibition Kyrgyz delegation is expected to represent the country at the main stage of the event.