Location: “UzExpoCentre”, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Venue:  Pavilion No. 2, Main Stage

Date and time: November 17, 11:00 – 12:30


As part of the Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” on November 17 of this year, a session will be held on the topic “The Role of Information Technologies and Social Networks in Tourism”. This session offers industry professionals a forum to discuss and explore the role of information technology and social media in tourism. The session will feature eminent speakers from various walks of life presenting their views on various aspects of the topic.

Thomas Hall, Vice President of “Lonely Planet” is highly anticipated to provide valuable insights into the future of travel. With their extensive expertise in the travel industry, Lonely Planet is widely regarded as a trusted source for travel information. Hall’s presentation will likely highlight emerging destinations, travel trends, and the impact of technology on the tourism industry. Through his presentation, attendees can gain valuable insights into the best places to visit in the coming years.

Asel Smolyar, an International Business expert in PR and strategic marketing, will focus on the role of digital media in the tourism sector. In today’s digital age, social media platforms and online travel agencies play a crucial role in shaping travelers’ decisions. Smolyar’s presentation will likely delve into the strategies and techniques that can effectively utilize digital media to promote tourism destinations and enhance visitor experiences. Attendees can expect to gain practical knowledge on harnessing the power of digital platforms for tourism marketing.

Sergey Stanovkin, the Head of Commercial Service in Eurasia at “BBC World News” will bring his expertise to this panel discussion. Given his role in a prominent news organization, it is likely that Stanovkin will present insights on the impact of media coverage on tourism and how information dissemination can influence traveler behavior. His presentation will provide a unique perspective on the intersection of media, technology, and tourism.

Abror Ismailov, the Founder of the PR agency “Venkon Communications” will focus on promoting Uzbekistan as a tourism destination. As the country has gained increasing attention in recent years, Ismailov’s presentation will likely explore the strategies and campaigns employed to attract tourists to Uzbekistan. Attendees can expect to learn about successful PR and marketing initiatives, showcasing the power of effective communication in promoting a destination.

The forum within the framework of the Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” promises to be an insightful platform for exploring the role of information technology and social networks in tourism. With presentations from industry experts like Thomas Hall, Asel Smolyar, Sergey Stanovkin, and Abror Ismailov, attendees can expect to gain valuable insights into the future of travel, digital media strategies, media’s impact on tourism, and successful destination promotion. The session will be moderated by Sergey Stanovkin, ensuring a well-structured and engaging discussion. By embracing the opportunities presented by information technology and social networks, the tourism industry can adapt and thrive in the dynamic landscape of travel.

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