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.
Instead of fighting everyone claiming the world will end this December, why not join in and try to make money out of it? A Ukrainian travel agency is now selling tickets for exclusive tours of Heaven and Hell. They don’t pretend to know where you’re going, they are however ready to give you the grand […]
The Ukrainian city of Lviv’s proposed bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics looks set to go ahead following the endorsement of Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure Minister Borys Kolesnikov, who said in an interview that he’s confident of the city’s chances of success.
CNN will highlight politics, culture, and business in Ukraine in the new series, Eye On Ukraine (a feature in CNN’s international Eye On programming). The new attention comes on the heels of CNN reporter, Max Foster’s coverage of the June 2012 European Football Championship, which took place in Ukraine.
Despite the warnings of British newspapers, foreign football visitors coming to Ukraine have seen nothing but a holiday of football and friendly people.
The UEFA Euro 2012 football competition has generated a massive increase in the number of people traveling to Ukraine, with over 300,000 visitors crossing the Ukrainian border.
Four explosions have rocked the city of Dnipropetrovsk (formerly Yekaterinoslav), Ukraine’s fourth largest city, yet not one of the cities that will host major soccer games during Euro 2012.
Professional translation is the best friend of the tourism industry. For hotels, tour operators and travel agencies alike, the most efficient way to expand is through being able to communicate with as wide a customer base as possible. With high quality translations of magazines, brochures and websites, it’s possible for tourism businesses to reach out to a massive new audience.
England’s football team faces the prospect of playing in half-empty stadiums in this summer’s European Football Championships after UEFA admitted that many fans are unable to travel to the Ukraine due to extortionate hotel room rates.
This year’s 18th edition of the Ukraine International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (UITT) is set to be bigger than ever thanks to the inclusion of a number of new participants.
Rivers across Eastern Europe remain frozen as a record cold snap covers much of the continent. Reports that the Danube froze over, disrupting shipping and river traffic, reveal one of the most bitter Winter weather situations in modern history. Hundreds of deaths and literally thousands of cases of frostbite and hypothermia have also been reported.
Last week saw the official opening of a new exhibition in Kiev, Ukraine, commemorating the execution of more than 1.4 million Jews in the country during World War II, “The Holocaust by Bullets: Mass Shootings of Jews in Ukraine 1941-1944”.
In news from Albania, the government there has temporarily lifted all visa requirements for travelers from Azerbaijan. For visits of up to 90 days, citizens there can travel to Albania at their leisure. This follows news that Albania allowed similar privileges to other countries.
Ukrainian billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky, reported owner of at least half the country’s aviation industry, is looking to expand his business empire into Europe, a Danish newspaper has revealed. The Borsen newspaper, who have labelled Kolomoisky as the “mystery Ukraine billionaire” is set to buy the Cimber Sterling airline, a Danish no-frills, low-cost carrier. According to […]