Touristic activity – entrepreneurial activity. Such initiative was announced and substantiated by the President of Turkmenistan, considering tourism as a promising branch of the national economy, which is developing effectively on the basis of market relations.

Entrepreneurs have vast experience in the organization of tours, as evidenced by the work of large-scale private tour operators. In 2019, their amount was increased by the privatized state tourist enterprises in regions and Ashgabat city. “Rovachsyyahat” Enterprise, supervised by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, was established for the coordinated management of their activity. Also from October 1, 2019, the Tourism Department was organized in the structure of the TUIE.

The activity of these structures is aimed at the further development of tourism infrastructure, stimulation of small and medium business in this field, creating conditions for the attraction of a large number of foreign tourists and promoting hospitality and journeys industry to the range of high-profitable branches in the economy of the country.

In addition, their scope of work includes the formulation of proposals for the improvement of domestic tourism industry, holding of different events in this area, studying of world experience and introducing the best foreign practices and in future opening a number of representative offices abroad.