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5 years in – cause for celebration

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

This time general meeting at the end of November pleased not only with the high rate of productive work. An important event for was the emergence of one another corporate longevity – individual tourism manager Natalia Revina, which has already actively worked in the company for 5 years.

Cheerful, decisive, with a great sense of humor and professionalism in her field, Ms. Revina always gets positive reviews from tourists, who are very satisfied with their trip to Uzbekistan. She is engaged in ongoing self-development, regularly sets new ambitious goals and works with full dedication.

Such loyal employees are the custodians of corporate traditions, values and internal culture, as well as a vivid example for those who are just starting a career and aspire to become a qualified specialist. On behalf of the Director of Business Development Michael Shamshidov Natalia was given certificate with the platinum icon for her productive activities. This tradition was founded in 2009. Since that time each worker, who has worked in the company for more than two years, receives the appropriate category icon.

How to develop a lateral thinking skills, or the key to success in business development

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

If you have a balloon in your hands, you inflate it until you feel it’s time to stop, or it’ll burst. How to calculate the opportune moment when it is not necessary to continue anymore? Everyone decides for himself. But usually we pay attention to that person in whose hands it explodes with noise. The same thing happens with our thinking. Thinking as many people thing, we get a typical result. Destroying the stereotypes and thinking outside the box we make a sharp jerk.

Such exercise was given on the special training in in the industrial business center «TechnoPlaza» on November, 29.  It was held by Khilola Suleymanova, the founder and director of the consulting company “Inspiro Business Solutions”, a certified trainer of the International Trade Center at the WTO, HR-specialist with the experience in the large international company «Pedersen & Partners». Representatives of – Business Development Director Michael Shamshidov, Project Manager Maxim Kopytov and Manager of outbound tourism Vasilisa Egorova took part in it with great pleasure.

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Celebrating 11 years of

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

11 years have passed since the founding of This is a significant period of time for the online industry of Uzbekistan, especially in the dynamic field of tourism.

Each year we reach new heights, create a culture of innovation, develop and strengthen our success. High level of professional and interpersonal skills of the team allows withstanding the changes of a dynamic market of tourism.

Corporate evening dedicated to birthday was held in a cozy atmosphere of Manas art-restaurant. It is no coincidence that we chose it. It’s made by the style of Kyrgyz yurt. There was a great choice of different dishes. In the congratulatory toasts it was said more than once that team has become a great big family long ago. Everybody takes care of his/her colleague and every foreign Guest who visits our country.

Assessing the eleven-year experience, we understand that the contribution of each employee in the company’s business is immeasurable. Thanks to the focus on the overall result and following the mission – to be the fastest, most convenient and accessible guide in tourism sphere in Central Asia we continue to provide our services with pleasure and interest for every new tourist.

How to work with the information: intensive content management course

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Unusual but intriguing title of the content management course «He was killed and burned alive» immediately attracted the attention of curious copywriters. And instead of the expected 10 people there were 13 in the group.

Representatives of different spheres of activities, including content manager Valeriya Tararueva, during five days of intensive training received theoretical and practical management skills for control the information.

The course took place from October 27 to November 1, with the support of GINZA IT Course, and Training Centre Smart Study. Classes were led by Natalia Krichagina, content editor of projects.

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Successful team work: training from Alexander Kiyaev

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

On the 25th of October representatives participated in Alexander Kiyaev’s training at the co-working center. Using the examples of the outstanding East commanders in his presentation he told about the most important aspects in the efficient team work.

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Marketing in practice

Thursday, October 2, 2014

On September, 27 marketing training seminar was held in the industrial business center «TechnoPlaza». It was attended by Maxim Kopytov – project manager and Valeriya Tararueva – content manager. The program successfully combined theoretical fundamentals of the planning of marketing communications and practical effective methods and techniques.

Ulugbek Khojiahmedov, managing partner of “Compass Consulting” company, which is engaged in the development and implementation of strategic plans for improving the existing businesses and the creation of new businesses, made a presentation on the key issues of planning. He emphasized the importance and necessity of having a business mission, vision and values. They define the core competence of the organization, motivate staff and allow you to feel the priorities of the company.

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Exchange of experience on corporate management

Thursday, July 10, 2014

On June, 28 at the modern conference hall of Industrial Business Center TechnoPlaza the master class about the elements of private sector corporate management was hold by Hikmat Abdurahmanov, the head of the Uzbek-Chinese trading house, and Michael Shamshidov, Director Quality of Organizers and sponsors of this event were Association of International Business and Technologies, International Business Travel, China Leasing Group, IBC TechnoPlaza and

Corporate governance is a system of relationships between company managers and owners on the effectiveness of the company and protection the interests of owners, as well as other stakeholders. During the meeting the main problems hindering full implementation of corporate governance in Uzbekistan were discussed.

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5th audit, or Path to Success through systematization and quality

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

On the 1st of July the fifth supervisory audit for compliance with ISO 9001:2008 hold by Slovak “CERT International” certification body was successfully completed in  It indicates that quality management system constantly develops and improves. That’s why our services are regularly updated and also improved.

This year the lead auditor was Mr. Dmitriy Patrushev, head of the QCD/representative of the quality manual JV «Samsun-Tashkent Farm» Co. Among the distinctive features of the corporate management system, which effectively regulate and analyze our employees’ activities, is using of internal software, such as corporate portal Bitrix24 for collective work on tasks, projects and documents, effective internal communications and a number of own software products such as journals for registration discrepancies and work with mistakes, as well as suggestions for improvement.

We would like to note the fact that the successful completion of the audit became regularity to This success is the result of painstaking collaborative effort of the entire team that never rests on its laurels. We strongly develop our professional skills in accordance with the mission – to be the most fast, convenient and available to respond to our Guests and Partners requests.

Social responsibility of business

Friday, June 27, 2014

To raise environmental awareness in Central Asia on June 25, 2014 there was held the Regional Conference of CAREC (Central Asia Regional Ecological Cooperation) in the southern capital of Kazakhstan – Almaty where our Director Quality Michael Shamshidov took part as a speaker. During his presentation and follow-up discussions Mr. Shamshidov represented as a socially responsible business. From the beginning of its eleven-year history along with the creation of quality tourist services one of the values is to give back to the society.

There are our internal small ecoprogrammes at the office, such as double-sided printing on writing paper, careful collection and subsequent delivery of all waste paper, use of  reusable cups, shutdown of unexploited electric lights and appliances and water saving. The company has also a project to actively participate in solving environmental problems involving conscious foreign tourists.

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Presentation of the new menu at Dedeman Silk Road Hotel

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Tourist stay in a new country should be colorful, impressive and of course as comfortable as possible. Tour program must consider all the details because long trips, unusual climate and most importantly new cuisine may be the reasons of some disadvantages of the journey. Tourist energy supply for each trip and his voyage satisfaction degree directly depend on delicious food that gives everybody strong power.

To be confident in the quality of the offered services representatives regularly taste the dishes in the restaurants where our Guests from abroad usually have breakfast/lunch/dinner/supper. So on June 11, some of our co-workers were invited to the presentation of a new dinner menu for tourists in the restaurant «Turkuaz» at Dedeman Silk Road Tashkent Hotel.

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Looking for active and energetic students

Saturday, April 26, 2014

This year Job Fair at the Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent, which has been held for the second time, involved about 60 companies and organizations related to different areas of the economy: state, banking and financial sectors, tourism and hospitality management, marketing. and OTPUSK.UZ trademarks were also presented at the event.

Students are actively interested in the proposed vacancies, answered questions about the main activities of the company, specifics of the work schedule, job duties, working conditions. Then with great pleasure they filled out CV, trying to list all their work skills, abilities and personal qualities.

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“The World of Leisure 2014”: establishing cooperation

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Before the summer holidays people often think where to go on vacation and how to spend it with fun. If Internet search engines and your friends’ advices can’t help it’s high time to visit International Uzbek International Tourism Exhibition «The World of Leisure 2014″. It opened its doors on April, 17 in one of the pavilions of the exhibition complex «Uzexpocenter». Over 30 companies took part in it. There were tourism organizations, hotel chains, guest houses, railway and airline companies. and OTPUSK.UZ representatives were in the thick of things too.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

From 9th to  11th of April, 2014 participated at the international exhibition of tourism China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM- 2014 ) for the sixth time.

This year the stand of Uzbekistan at Beijing China World Trade Center was presented by our travel manager – FIT Lola Bekmuratova.

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Participation in Tourism and Hospitality Industry Committee of AmCham

Monday, February 10, 2014

American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan invited representatives of national tourism organizations and hotels for a special meeting, where they could discuss different aspects of tourism development in the country. Being permanent members of the Committee, representatives also participated in the meeting.

The new chairman of the Committee Mr. Shameer Khanal (GIZ) opened the meeting with introductory remarks.

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Sales skills developing

Monday, February 10, 2014

Professional activities of and OTPUSK.UZ staff are directly related to the effective interaction with the Consumer. In sales theory and practice, there are many methods and techniques aimed at increasing their quantity and quality and most importantly mutual understanding between the manager and the Client. It is important not just to know about the existence of such methods, but also skillfully use them in daily work.

During last two weeks experienced trainer Alisher Isaev, well-known in Uzbekistan, held a special training in two stages in OTPUSK.UZ office. The purpose of this training is to develop among our employees a clear idea of ​​how to carry out the sale correctly, make constructive dialogue with the Guest and respond to his preferences.

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