Ukraine’s Chatyr – Dag holds untold wonders for the outdoors adventurer, but none more fascinating than Marble Cave. Only very recently discovered, this subterranean marvel is already Europe’s second most visited spelunker site. The three main chambers of Marble Cave are available for visitors to explore via guided tour. For the really adventurous professional explorer, only half the cave has been explored so far.
With Euro 2012 just around the corner Ukraine’s leaders have reshuffled the administrative deck and come out with new vigor to make the country a vision for visitors. New tourism initiative, infrastructure improvements, and online travel assistance and portals should help make 2012 a huge success for the country. That is if everything can be pulled off in a year. President Viktor Yanukovich seems determined to make it so.
To meet the UEFA requirements for the 2012 championship, Ukraine needs to improve its infrastructure. In 2010, tourist entries grew 7% y-o-y compared to 2009, but the growth is not enough to guarantee Ukraine that it will co-host the 2012 UEFA championship with Poland.
Kiev prepares for the world and the Euro 2012 event. The Ukraine is one of the fastest growing and most progressive economies in the world. Despite early hurdles in getting 2012 off to a start, now International investment and Ukrainian business has spurred the needed emphasis and capital generation. Hotels to expanded transportation capability, the Ukraine appears ready to host the world – and its rightful place amongst world cities.
Welcome to Russia begins offering flight bookings online. Russian apartment brokers, Welcome to Russia have been branching out for some time. Now their services include not only hotel bookings and apartment listings, but flight deals as well. In an obvious move to catch up with western online booking engines, WTR spreads its wings slightly father. The service covers markets from Ukraine to Moldova and former Soviet regions.