Experts say that the government is failing to develop what could be a rich and profitable sector.
Tashkent wants to attract more visitors to previously isolated country.
Visitors to famous beauty spots have more than doubled over the last year.
Visitors feel weight of state surveillance.
Tourist industry yet to recover from 2010 violence.
Residents of economic blackspots say they’re losing out amid efforts to attract visitors to the regions.
Despite the opening of western-style cafes in Damascus, the old coffee shops are still a favoured destination for those interested in the traditions of the old city.