Information tour on objects of Universiade takes place in Almaty
The directorate of the World winter Universiade 2017 together with the Kazakhstan Tourist association holds information tour on Universiade objects for participants of the tourist market of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
During info tour on December 13-14 representatives of travel agencies will visit eight sporting venues where competitions within the winter Universiade will take place: the Shymbulak ski resort, the mountain sport complex Medeu, the International complex of ski jumps Sunkar, Sports palace and culture of B. Sholak, a complex of ski and biathlon stadiums "Alatau", sport and recreation complex Tabagan, "Almaty Arena" (The Ice arena on 12,000 places), "Halyk Arena" (Ice Arena on 3,000 places), the press service of the Universiade 2017 reports.
"Due to the holding the Universiade, the tourist market expects surge in general interest to our remarkable city not only from guests from abroad, but also our compatriots from regions. In this regard, representatives of travel agencies will include sporting venues in the existing program of excursion tours through Almaty and region. We already created excursion tour "Almaty Sports" providing visit of new sporting venues of the Universiade," president of the Kazakhstan Tourist association Rashida Shaikenova said.
As organizers noted, tourist agencies of Kazakhstan use package sales of tickets for the Universiade as a reason for event tourism, visit of Almaty on January - February, 2017.