Back in 2007, having just been awarded joint hosting rights along with the Ukraine for the UEFA European Football Championship 2012, Poland was in a celebratory mood, having see the impossible dream come true. But with just one year to go before the big event kicks off, dark clouds are forming above the capital Warsaw, […]
In news from Poland’s Blue Sky Travel, the company and Travelport have just penned a deal for supporting Blue Sky’s offerings with Travelport’s global flight inventory.
In news from Ukraine, Shakhtar Donetsk just celebrated their 75th birthday with special guests pop star Rihanna and Ukrainian-born actress Milla Jovovich. The country’s top football side, Shakhtar reached the quarter finals of this year’s Champions League this year. Their new stadium packed to the rafters with 51,000 adoring fans, Saturday’s party for the team is the talk of the region.
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.
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.