Articles tagged “tajikistan”

Tajikistan attempts to figure out what it has to offer travelers

Tajikistan attempts to figure out what it has to offer travelers

Brad Gooch, Bloomberg

Tajikistan was once a global crossroads instead of a regional backwater. It should try both patience and avoiding the over-the-top behavior that has defined its regional neighbors in recent years.

6 years ago

Russia wants to ban Tajik passenger trains from entering the country

Although unsanitary train conditions are the least of Russia’s Tajik concerns, which include drug smuggling and migrant workers, a cleaner efficient transit infrastructure would produce jobs and support tourism in the poor country.

6 years ago

Tajikistan blocked social media and now its tourism industry is struggling even more

Tajikistan blocked social media and now its tourism industry is struggling even more

ETurboNews

Granted, Tajikistan has many challenges outside of an Internet ban -- like a corrupt and paranoid government. But the block of social media sites stops hotels and attractions from reaching out to the world in the cheapest, most effective way.

6 years ago