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ADB propses 5 ways to restore tourism in Central Asia

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The FINANCIAL — From the snowy peaks of the Pamir mountains to the vast wilderness of the Karakum desert, Central Asia is a region of astonishing natural beauty and historical significance. In recent years, the region has emerged as a rising tourism destination attracting a growing number of visitors – both international and domestic. But with COVID-19 initiating a wave of border closures in March, tourism and aviation in Central Asia have suffered a devastating blow. For countries in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program – a partnership for 11 nations to promote economic growth and development through regional cooperation…

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ADB propses 5 ways to restore tourism in Central Asia

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — From the snowy peaks of the Pamir mountains to the vast wilderness of the Karakum desert, Central Asia is a region of astonishing natural beauty and historical significance. In recent years, the region has emerged as a rising tourism destination attracting a growing number of visitors – both international and domestic. But…

Air cargo recovery continues

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The FINANCIAL — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was 8% below previous-year levels in September (-9.9% for international operations). That is an improvement from the 12.1%…