Astana EXPO 2017 tourist conference was held in the capital of Kazakhstan. More than 170 tour operators from 30 countries took part in it. The event has been held for the third time in Astana, "Khabar 24" TV channel reports.
The guests of the conference were told that all conditions are created for tourists in Astana. 45 countries have visa-free agreements for visiting Kazakhstan for up to 30 days and the capital airport will work on the principle of "open sky" during the exhibition.
"The work of the capital airport is planned on the principle of "open sky" which creates a possibility to fly to Astana from any city in the world up to 7 flights a week. The launch of new flights from such cities as Warsaw, Budapest, Helsinki has been officially announced. All the flights to Astana will be direct", - said Erbol Shormanov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "NC "Astana EXPO-2017".
It should be noted that 115 states and 21 international organizations confirmed their participation in the exhibition. It is expected that EXPO 2017 will be visited by almost 2 million tourists, 15% of which are foreign visitors.
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