The Cabinet of Ministers proposed to introduce a tax of 1% of the minimum wage for all Ukrainian citizens traveling abroad for vacations. The State Agency for Tourism and Resorts offers the Cabinet to introduce a new tax.
At a closed meeting of the Cabinet, the Head of the State Agency for Tourism and Resorts Elena Shapovalova proposed to introduce a tax of 1% of the minimum wage for all Ukrainian citizens traveling abroad for vacations. According to the state agency, the funds received are planned to be spent on the development of the tourism industry. However, this initiative has not yet been supported by either the ruling party or the opposition, writes Kommersant-Ukraine.
The flow of tourists from to Ukraine increased by 20% in 2012.
Over the past year, Ukraine has become an increasingly popular tourist outbound destination. According to the magazine "Correspondent", the experts say that in the second half of 2012, Ukrainian cities were visited by about 4 million foreigners. This is by 20% more than the overseas visitors in 2011.
In the rating of the World Economic Forum on the competitiveness in tourism, Ukraine climbed from 85th to 76th place. In addition, the world-renowned tourist publications, such as Trip Advisor, Glob Spots, National Geographic and Lonely Planet for the first time in 2013, began to advise Ukraine, as an unknown corner of Europe, where the holiday is much cheaper than in other countries of the continent.
Ukrainian hotel group Reikartz has signed a contract to manage the sanatorium named after Kirov in Yalta, located on the territory of the former estate of Prince Baryatinsky. The building will be reconstructed in accordance with the requirements of the company.
The resort has 300 rooms. Its infrastructure includes a dining room, a kids club, gym, tennis court, as well as three conference rooms for 20, 50 and 350 seats.
The first phase of the reconstruction will be completed by summer. Hotel "Reikartz Yalta" will offer the guests 20 rooms of three star level, a restaurant and swimming pool. It is noteworthy that during the repair work, the hotel will be taking guests, writes Hoteldeluxes.com.
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Today, Ukraine has signed an agreement with the EU on visa facilitation, according to the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Ukraine.
Foreign Minister Konstantin Grishchenko signed an agreement from Ukrainian side, and EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fule and the Minister of the Republic of Cyprus on behalf of the European Union by its Presidency Erato Kozakou-Markullis - from the European side.
News of Ukraine. The decision was made by the regional headquarters for the security of the Euro football championship. In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, which is to take Euro 2012, the police have set two hundred video cameras for surveillance in public places and streets.
The media also reports that the same number of cameras will be set in Donetsk before the European Championship football matches. Such a decision was taken during the final meeting of the regional headquarters of the security of the championship under the leadership of Chairman of the Donetsk Regional State Administration Andriy Shyshatskiy.
MOSCOW, May 10 - RIA Novosti. Federal Service warns football fans who are planning to go to Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, about the need for immunization against measles, according to the report published on Thursday at the official website of the Office.
Federal Service notes that the unfavorable situation of measles persists in the European region in 2012. According to the WHO Regional Office, for the three months of 2012 in European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain, UK, Ukraine and others) a total of more than 4.4 thousand cases of measles were recorded, and according to the experts of WHO, the number of cases is much greater.
Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, transliterated: Ukrayina) is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The city of Kiev (Kyiv) is both the capital and the largest city of Ukraine.