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.
Visitors to Yalta, on the Black Sea in the Ukraine, will have a very rare treat in store this Summer. According to Irina Fomenko, Deputy Director of Livadia Palace, the Romanov family solarium will be open for sightseeing.
Ice sculpting exhibitions are nothing new to the people of Ukraine during wintertime, but this year the country’s artists have come up with something quite unique – combining flowers with ice to the most dramatic effect.
AeroSvit, a Ukrainian airline, has been forced to shut down a number of its domestic and international routes in light of crippling debt problems that have left it on the verge of bankruptcy.
Ukraine has ranked high in six different international tourism ratings, thus a serious spike in arrivals is to be expected for 2013. The country as a whole, capital city Kiev, the Crimean Peninsula, Lviv, the notorious Chernobyl site as well as the Salt Tunnels of Solotvyno have been included in prestigious travel destination lists to be explored in 2013.