On May 25 and 26 2022, a seminar on tools to support the tourism business was held in Nur-Sultan. The event was organized by the Eurasian Tourism Association within the framework of the project “MOST- Model for Sustainable Tourism in Central Asia: Capacity Building, Awareness Raising, Technology Implementation” withthe financial support of the European Union within the framework of the SwithAsia program.
At the seminar, tools for financial and service support of state bodies, development institutions and business accelerators were presented. On the first day of the event, digital projects and educational programs of the Online Academy at Kazakh Tourism NC JSC were presented. Also on this day, the tools of service support of the NCE RK “Atameken” and the program of subsidizing jobs by akimats within the framework of the employment program were presented. The second day was devoted to the financial support of the Tourism Industry Committee and the Damu Foundation. At the same time, the Eurasian Tourism Association and the Center for urban tourism development acquainted the tourist with some communities about the activities of their organizations and measures to support business. Also, the participants of the seminar learned about the activities of incubation and acceleration of start-up projects of the NURIS industrial accelerator.
Within the framework of the MOST project of the European Union’s SwithAsia program, the Eurasian Tourism Association carries out activities to support the introduction of sustainable production and consumption, strengthen the role of regional and local authorities in sustainable development and strengthen public dialogue and raise awareness of users of tourism services about sustainable consumption in the field of water, waste and recycling.