Visitors to Ukraine, particularly Kiev, will have the unique added attraction of the Kiev International Film Festival to take in. From September 15th until the 20th, Kiev will be a bit brighter than usual because of the added International stars visiting. The stars will come out to light up the Kiyv night.
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.
More and more travel companies are interpreting Eastern Europe as the next big thing in tourism, a report from PhoCusWright says. An upcoming study is set to report on emerging holiday destinations such as Poland and Russia, and put the spotlight on what they have in store for travelers.
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.