Archive for the ‘Ukraine’ Category
The travel portal, Smarter Travel, describes the Ukraine as “unspoiled by the tourist masses â€¦ [a place where] you can explore UNESCO World Heritage sites with locals and then tuck into a traditional meal for just a few dollars.” According to the travel portal, a visitor can â€ślive large for under US$50 a day.â€ť
KYIV, Ukraine – Ukrainian parliament has adopted two laws bearing changes that are required by the action plan on visa liberalization with the EU. New legislation is intended to streamline the country’s conformity with European standards, reported tyzhden.ua. Both laws have been voted in by 362 deputies out of 421 MPs registered at the session [...]
BY MYTRO MAKAROV, ETN UKRAINE | January, 2013 Nearly a century ago today (1919), Ukraine’s People Republic and West Ukrainian People Republic became one state. The merger of the two republics was marked by a public manifestation of the Unification Act at the Saint Sophia Square, Kyiv. 94 years later, the Ukrainian nation celebrates the [...]
BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Union and Ukraine signed an additional section of the current visa facilitation agreement with Ukraine. The document extends the list of categories of people falling under the simplified procedure for obtaining visas while traveling to the EU member states.
KYIV, Ukraine – During EURO 2012 match days approximately 300,000 people cross Ukrainian border, reports Ukraine’s Ministry of Infrastructure. According to the Master Card’s Global Destination Cities Index, Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, the venue of EURO 2012 final, ranked higher than Polish Warsaw, co-host of the football championship.
KYIV, Ukraine – Country officials open the renewed terminal at Donetsk international airport in Ukraine just in time for EURO 2012. The renewed airport boasts a seven-storey terminal capable of servicing up to 3,100 passengers per hour (previously – 700), reads the statement by Ukraine’s Infrastructure Ministry.
KYIV, Ukraine – “In the next three and a half years, essentially, a completely new tourist city will emerge near Yevpatoria,” stated the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov after the conference Inside Ukraine, organized by The Economist in London. The minister said that the development will ensue [...]
By Lucia Molokacova The explosion of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine is one of the darkest and saddest events in the history of mankind. The place with the remnants of lost and destroyed lives however is a tourism destination for the so called â€śdark touristsâ€ť.
Kolocava is a Ukrainian mountain village popular mainly among Czech tourists but increasingly also among others. People come there mainly because of the legends about a local highwayman but also because of beautiful countryside and local museums. A Ukrainian village Kolocava is an attractive tourism destination. Many tourists from different countries such the Czech Republic, [...]
By Volodymyr Mashchenko, Kyiv Post/etn As tourism increases in Ukraine, low-quality service, deliberate price dumping and lack of satisfactory government legislation remain major problems facing the industry. Ukrainians' disposable incomes are growing and so is their interest in travel and tourism. Ukrainian travel agencies and tour operators have experienced a boom in outbound tourism, while [...]