OUR MISSION

Our quest is to fulfill travel dreams through our commitment to personalized, world-class service.
Salom Travel Company provides the highest level of custom travel service in the Central Asia.
We believe that consistent, ethical and quality performance with our customers, vendors, employees and community will result in loyal, long-term relationships.
We believe our service should exceed industry standards and provide the best value for the customer.
We believe that through shared decision-making, our company will proactively and successfully meet the challenges of the future.
Giving Back: The profit of Salom Travel Company enhances the lives of their employees and, in part, is be given back to the community through various programs and services such as support of cottage industries and women’s projects.
We seek to constantly be leaders in our specialty.

MEET THE TEAM

Our specialists are at the heart of Salom Travel.

Raisa Gareeva

President & Founder

Raisa was born and raised in Uzbekistan and worked over 15 years as a guide and interpreter for Soviet Intourist. In 1994 she founded Salom Travel Company, with a mission to provide the most excellent way for travelers to become acquainted with her part of the world, Central Asia, and to support local craftspeople.

Azat Fazilov

Account Director

Azat studied Civil Engineering at the Bukhara Technological Institute. He worked for a large construction company for 10 years, then his career dramatically changed when he was offered to work in the IT department of Salom Travel Company. He wanted to work with international guests and spent the next two years learning English. Azat says, “I found this much more interesting than sitting in an office with cables and computer chips!” Azat has guided travelers for over 19 years throughout Uzbekistan.

Madina Rakhimova

 Account Manager

Madina grew up in Bukhara and loves her native city with its old traditions and ancient sights. She studied English philology at Bukhara State University and started her career as an EFL teacher. Along with teaching since 2012 she has been working at Salom Travel Company as a tour operator, accompanying guide and a local guide. She won a Fulbright Scholarship and worked as a teaching assistant for Uzbek language studies at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Madina is a responsible and sociable person with a good sense of humor. She is passionate about travelling and discovering new things. Her interests include the cultures, dances and languages of different nations. Madina’s native languages are the Uzbek and Tajik languages and she speaks Russian and English.

Dilnoza Sharafutdinova

 Account Manager

Dilnoza has been working in the tourism field in many capacities for almost a decade. She is a native Tajik and Uzbek speaker and additionally speaks Russian and English and has studied Farsi and Japanese. She serves as a tour operator, accompanying guide and local guide. After completing her university studies, she attended additional business and marketing courses, at the Uzbekistan-Japan Center. She has a love of people and laughter and brings a joyful ambiance to any encounter. She has traveled in the US and Iran and is interested in music and culture.