Since UEFA president Michel Platini blasted hotel owners in Ukraine for alleged price gouging of fans intent on visiting for the 2012 Championships, officials there have been on something of a charming political rampage. Everything from guarantees of more rooms to cut rate airfares now garnish what should have always been a fair sports travel shake.
Ukraine Fulfilling Euro 2012 Promises
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.