In a bid to develop tourism, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed a decree to modify the taxing and subsiding system in the tourism sector of the country.
The government has approved the document and it includes the following changes. Tickets for local flights will be sold with a 25% discount and if purchased through tour operators, the price will be reduced by another 15% – the total discount will be 40%.
Discounts apply to:
– flights Fergana-Urgench-Fergana, Termez-Urgench-Termez and Karshi-Urgench-Karshi (they will be fully launched until mid-March);
– railway routes Andijan-Khiva-Andijan; Termez-Karshi-Khiva, Khiva-Urgench-Nukus and Termez-Karshi-Samarkand (will be launched before April 1);
– flights from Tashkent to Bukhara, Nukus, Termez, Urgench and to the Fergana Valley.
Tour operators can buy train tickets with a 15% discount and a 10% discount on hotel services.
The tax breaks introduced in 2020 apply until the end of 2021. (Uzreport/Business World Magazine)