the-mandarin-in-iron-man-3The Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Mongolia, Mrs. Oyungerel Tsedevdamba has sent an official letter to the President of Marvel Entertainment, Kevin Feige, protesting the depiction of traditional Mongolian script in movie Iron Man 3.

Friday, 19 July 2013 14:08

Ancient Nomads at Naadam Festival

ancient_nomads_festivalAlong with traditional sport games during 2013 Naadam festival, another interesting event aimed specifically at tourists was held in horse race field at Khui Doloon Khudag.

mongolia-tourism-2013-calendar-of-eventsMinistry of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Mongolia published Tourism 2013 Calendar of Events.

http://www.magnificentmongolia.com/images/menu/news/minister-of-culture-sports-and-tourism-of-mongolia-interviewMongolia expects to receive half a million foreign tourists this year. The Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Oyungerel Tsedevdamba gave interview on recent and future development of Mongolian tourism. (25 June 2013)

takhi_horse_przewalskiFour Przewalski's horses will be brought to its historical land from Czech Republic on July 2nd, 2013. The horses will be introduced to places called Takhiin Tal and Takhiin Us of the Gobi-Altai aimag’s Strictly Protected Area.

mongolian_traditional_archeryKhan Mongol club of Mongolian Horseback Archery Association holds many horse archery competition tours with latest on June 15, 2013 just to the south of Ulaanbaatar. The club enthusiasts reproduce traditional nomadic archery culture that dates back to time immemorial.

minister_of_foreign_affairs_of_mongolia_with_german_ambassadorOn May 30th, 2013 the Government of Mongolia decreed to waive visas for German citizens traveling to Mongolia for 30 days.

Mongolia_golf_tourism_presentationSky Resort LLC – a company that operates first international standard ski resort in Mongolia held a Golf Tourism presentation for Mongolian travel industry today.

Hunnu_Air_BKK_ULN_flight

Hunnu Air is about to launch regular direct flights between Ulaanbaatar and Bangkok on 23rd of June, 2013. The airline is planning to fly between two cities once a week on Sundays with possible increase of flight frequency in future.

Thursday, 30 May 2013 16:09

Travel SIM Card Is Now Available

travel-sim-card-mongoliaUnitel Group – one of the largest mobile operators in Mongolia has released travel SIM card targeted mostly at foreign visitors.

miat-mongolian-airlines-new-boeing-767The delivery ceremony of a brand new Boeing 767 ER named after Genghis Khan ("Chinggis Khaan" - in Mongolian) was held today morning (May 15, 2013) upon its landing at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar. It is the one of three brand new Boeings that the national air carrier – MIAT Mongolian Airlines will operate for the first time.

mongolia-new-airport-contract-ceremonyA signing ceremony of the main construction contract between the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia and Mitsubishi-Chiyoda joint venture was held on May 10, 2013. A contract that is worth of JPY 49.9 billion was signed at the Ministry of Road and Transport of Mongolia.

HunnuAirLogoA new air carrier called Mongolian Airlines Group was formed in 2011 strongly resembling the name of the national air carrier MIAT Mongolian Airlines. Recently, the Agency for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection of Mongolia urged the air carrier to change its name which was the cause of public confusion.

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