In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated January 15, 2008 № 512 was created special economic zone "Burabai" ( hereinafter - the SEZ "Burabai" ) in the Burabay district of Akmola region. SEZ specialization is the development of the tourism industry .
The SEZ "Burabai" is 370 ha , of which 268.4 ha forested .
On SEZ "Burabai" December 21, 2012 with the participation of Heads of State held the opening ceremony of a five star hotel «Rixos Lake Borovoe». Launched object belongs to LLP «Borovoe Tourism City». Operator is a Turkish hotel company Rixos. Building complex with a total area of over 26 thousand square meters consists of five floors . On the 1st and 2nd are 2 restaurants, 4 conference rooms and ball -room , swimming pool , SPA- zone and a fitness center as well as a casino. On the 3rd , 4th and 5th floors of 200 rooms designed . The hotel has created about 220 jobs.
Project for the construction of tourist and entertainment complex LLP «Borovoe Tourism City» ( project cost - 450 billion tenge, date of commissioning - 2021 ) entered to the industrialization map within the boundaries of the special economic zone "Burabai" . The total project area is 426.5 hectares , including 370 hectares - the territory of the SEZ.