Updated: May 15
The National Pavilion of the Kyrgyz Republic opened today at the 38th International Tourism Exhibition SITF in Korea. Together with the staff of the Tourism Development Support Fund to represent Kyrgyzstan in the Republic of Korea came 8 domestic travel companies. Their arrival and work at the stand organized the Fund to support the development of tourism in the Kyrgyz Republic.
This is the 11th international exhibition in which we have been participating since the beginning of our activity. We are assisted by Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Korea Aida Ismailova and Honorary Consul in Korea Kim Ho Seng, - said Vice President of the Fund Kairat Itibayev. - Today the exhibition held a country presentation we showed a 5-minute clip about the Kyrgyz Republic in the Korean language, talked about the tourist potential of our country and the projects of the Fund".
Inspired by the beauty of the Kyrgyz Republic, Korean travel bloggers with a large audience, who were also at the presentation, wanted to come to our country. They were told about the international festival of bloggers IBF, which is planned for the end of the summer on the shore of Issyk-Kul.
Itibayev noted that tomorrow the Kyrgyz delegation will have a business forum I’m Nomad with 300 guests. According to him, this is the largest such event in the history of bilateral relations between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Korea.
"We hope it will stimulate the flow of tourists from Korea to our country. After all, this is one of our target markets. Perhaps Korean investors will also be interested in our investment projects aimed at the development of tourism infrastructure in the country," - said Kairat Itibayev.
Itibayev also noted that the stand of the Kyrgyz Republic enjoys great interest among the guests of the exhibition. It is styled as a yurt in national flag colors. It was helped by the Kyrgyz diaspora in Korea, which provided honey, tea and chocolate, which are in high demand among exhibitors.