Geological and Environmental Engineering | Article | Published 2020
One of the fastest growing industries today is tourism. In recent years, a number of areas of tourism in Uzbekistan have become more focused on ecotourism, gastronomic tourism, pilgrimage tourism. Currently, the share of tourism and services in the economic sector of developed and developing countries around the world is large. The Resolution of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev dated January 5, 2019. "On measures to accelerate the development of the tourism industry" PD-4095 also identified promising tasks in this area. In particular, a number of measures will be taken to develop domestic and foreign tourism. The article discusses the historical and ethnographic features of pilgrimage tourism in Uzbekistan, its development and the role and importance of domestic and foreign tourism.