With the summer season in full swing now news from Bulgaria’s tourism industry tells of Black Sea resorts there in dire need of skilled workers to meet demand. According to the director of labor there, Dobrich Vasil Sivkov, there’s hundreds of vacancies in the industry.
The situation in Ukraine has the world on pins and needles as chaos prevails almost nationwide there. Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has gone so far as to warn that the crisis may turn into war in eastern Europe.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) plans to open a hotel in Kiev by 2015: Aloft.
This Saturday evening in Koktebel the Museum of Maximilian Voloshin will host an international event, “Night at the Museum”, which will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the poet’s house. Each year in this part of the Crimea, museums all celebrate International Museum Day, a festive program with readings, exhibits and special programs for visitors.
Opening in Kiev May 16 at the Small Gallery of Art Arsenal, an exhibition of Xenia Gnilitskaya Kolorotest will feature a series of paintings of the artist.
It’s a sure bet if you are from the United States or even the UK, probably anyplace in Western Europe even, the city of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi is as foreign a name and place to you as Mars or Pluto. But if you only knew, the seaside wonder probably would not be for long.
Visitors to Kiev will get a treat when they visit the Park of Friendship of Peoples near the Moscow Bridge. May 17th will see a beach cinema that seat 60 people open frmo 10 at night until 6 am in the mornings on weekends.
In European rail news, Ukrainian Railways will extend their operations of the high speed (160 kmh) long distance services for the Summer. According to the news from the company, starting May 16th the Kiev-Poltava-Kharkov line services are slated to increase to three trains per day.
Tourists to the Crimea will have 15 new tour and travel routes to enjoy this travel season there. According to the AR Crimea Minister of Resorts and Tourism, Alexander Liev, new tour and visitor excursion routes from Theodosia to Yalta will further facilitate fun along the Southern Crimea coast.
In flight news from Kiev and Ukraine, Lufthansa is to resume flights to Odessa as of yesterday. Regular flights from Munich to Odessa will run three times per week according to the airport’s spokesperson, Maria Popovych.
Coming next week, the Ukraine International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (UITT) is the country’s biggest and most crucial travel industry event. Scheduled to run from March 27th through March 29th, this year’s exhibition targets exhibitors from farther afield than ever.
Ukrainian Fashion Week, the first professional fashion event in Eastern Europe, was held for the first time in November 1997, and since, it grew to an International event of proportions. Over 1000 journalist in countries like USA, Russia, Japan, China and others have covered the event since, and the interest grows from year to year. […]
Ukrainian airlines Air Onix announced last month having started regular flights between Kyiv and Bratislava. According to the reports this ends a seven year hiatus being interrupted beginning with the new schedule flights.
In news from the II International Black Sea Tourism Forum in Yalta, Simferopol Serhat Fil has offered a cooperation in between local governments and private businesses in the Black Sea region. The Manager of the Turkish Airlines pointed to
“Go Crimea” as one of the regional projects that Turkish Airlines is engaging in with the Crimean Ministry of Resorts and Tourism.
Authorities in the seaside resort of Koktebel announce plans to enhance the resort’s amenities. For new visitors aiming at Summer vacation, here’s a choice you probably never knew about, the wonderful Crimea.