Expo 2017 Tours At Discount Prices For Belarusians

Belarusians will have an opportunity to buy tours to the EXPO 2017 in Astana at discount prices, Chairman of the Council of the National Union of Tourism Industry of Belarus Filipp Guly said at the presentation of the EXPO 2017 Tourism Product Portfolio at the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Belarus on 1 December, BelTA reported.

“The national union of tourism industry suggests introducing below-market prices for the whole package of tourism services from 10 to 22 August,” said Filipp Guly. In his words, the union has already found a way to make all the services, except flight costs, cheaper for Belarusians.

The national union of tourism industry hopes that the tours will be 30-40% cheaper if the talks with airlines are a success.

The final decision will be known in early 2017. The sale of tours at discounted rates will celebrate the Belarusian National Day which is due in Astana on 16 August.

The EXPO 2017 Tourism Product Portfolio was presented the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Belarus on 1 December. It was attended by representatives of the national company Astana Expo 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Belarus’ union of travel organizations and tour operators.

The event featured the tourism opportunities of Astana, Almaty and other Kazakhstan regions and also the preparations for Expo 2017. EXPO 2017 in Astana is scheduled to run between 10 June and 10 September. The expo will bring together participants from more than 100 countries. The theme chosen for the Expo 2017 is Future Energy.