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.

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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.

minister_of_culture_sport_and_tourism_oyungerel_looks_at_dinosaur_skull_in_new_yorkA ceremony to mark the handover to Mongolia of the skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Baatar that was illegally taken from Mongolia was held in New York City on May 6, 2013.  Tsagaan Puntsag, Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia, and  and Oyungerel Tsedevdamba, Minister of for Sports, Culture and Tourism, spoke at the ceremony, as did Department of Homeland Security Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement John Morton and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.  U.S. judicial and law enforcement officials worked closely with their Mongolian counterparts in this case.

turkish-prime-minister-visits-mongoliaPrime Minister of Turkey, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is paying an official visit to Mongolia by the invitation of his Mongolian counterpart, Mr. Altankhuyag Norov. His visit started on April 11th, 2013 during which he was received by the President of Mongolia, Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia and Speaker of the Parliament, Mr. Enkhbold Z.

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Ulaanbaatar City’s Tourism Board and Ulaanbaatar Police join efforts to increase safety of tourists. Mongolia is considered as one of the safest country for tourists worldwide.

tyrannosaurs_bataar_to_return_to_MongoliaU.S. Department of Homeland Security will hand over a nearly complete 70-million-year-old fossil dinosaur notoriously known as Tyrannosaurus Bataar to the Government of Mongolia in May, 2013.

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