Burabay to compete for UNESCO Geopark status
It will lead that the resort will get brand attractiveness and will attract foreign tourists, tourism experts say.
The Burabay resort will compete for the UNESCO Global Geopark nomination, BNews.kz correspondent reports with a reference to Khabar 24.
Experts in tourism exert all their strength to promote the resort.
As was reported, the last year the 'pearl' of Kazakhstan was visited by more than 800 thousand tourists taking into account those who arrived to visit the EXPO. By the end of the year, according to tourism experts, the figure will exceed 900 thousand.
"My first visit to this place was in 1983 as a student. I felt in love with this wonderful place. I would not say that I visit this place each year, but I regularly visit this place because it attracts. There are very beautiful, unique sites. I see how they change," said Russian tourist Elena Kreitsberg.
The woman discovered this place a long year ago and named it as a place of relaxation. This year, she has arrived to rest with her friends.
"I once again visited the homeland. I liked very much, feel good. It is very comforable to be here," said Elena's friend.
The Shchuchinsk-Burabay resort zone can accommodate more than 12 thousand people. 150 hotels operate there. Summer time is the peak of an inflow of tourists. And, takinbg into account winter amusement, their number will increase by five per cent.
"The Burabay resort is nominated for a UNESCO Global Geopark status. There was a competition, the contractor was defined. We are preparing an application for submitting the documents to the headquarters in Paris. This will give additional brand attractiveness to the resort, will increase the status of the resort, as well as will attract foreign tourists," said Deputy Head at the Tourism Department of Akmola region Talgat Dzhampeissov.
Entrepreneurship also starts actively promote the resort. The Burabay resort has its own official brand of water.