Explosion injures two pilgrims at Rosh Hashanah celebrations in Ukraine

Explosion injures two pilgrims at Rosh Hashanah celebrations in Ukraine

A celebration of Rosh Hashanah in Uman has been marred by an explosion that authorities say lightly injured two Israeli pilgrims, a 13-year-old boy and an Israeli man. Ukraine’s National Police said that an unidentified explosive device went off early in the morning on September 21 in a garage near the site where pilgrims are celebrating the Jewish New Year.   More than 30,000 pilgrims from 14 countries came this year for the ceremonies, which end…

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Ukraine, Kenya discus cooperation in tourism

Ukraine, Kenya discus cooperation in tourism

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has discussed cooperation in the spheres of tourism, agriculture and combating terrorism with Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Kenya Amina Mohamed, reported the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine. At the meeting, the sides discussed opportunities of cooperation between the two countries in trade and economic (tourism, agriculture), educational, scientific and political and legal (combating international terrorism) spheres. The sides arranged to continue the…

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Ukraine to be promoted as a tourist destination for Malaysians

Ukraine to be promoted as a tourist destination for Malaysians

Ukraine remains committed to fostering and strengthening bilateral relationship with Malaysia to bring further positive progress to both countries in near future. As this year marked Ukraine’s 25th diplomatic friendship with Malaysia, Ukrainian ambassador to Malaysia Olexander Nechytaylo said they would put more emphasis on tourism, education, and business economics. “One of my important jobs is to promote Ukraine as a tourist destination for Malaysians. We are (currently) looking at different ways to work with…

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IBI-Rating has determined the rating of investment attractiveness of Cherkassy city at invВВВ+ grade

IBI-Rating has determined the rating of investment attractiveness of Cherkassy city at invВВВ+ grade

Rating agency IBI-Rating informs on determining of the rating of investment attractiveness of Cherkassy city at invВВВ+ grade (sufficient investment attractiveness). The determined rating of investment attractiveness of Cherkassy city is due to its importance as a regional center. The convenient geographic location, natural and climatic conditions, as well as industrial potential, which provide additional opportunities for investors, are constrained by environmental challenges, infrastructural problems, in particular, obsolete engineering and transport networks, housing and municipal…

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The Festival d’Automne à Paris to start September, 13

The Festival d’Automne à Paris to start September, 13

The Festival d’Automne à Paris (Paris Autumn Festival) is a festival of contemporary arts, embracing and combining different art forms. The Festival presents works that stand as references, involving approaches of an experimental nature by, inter alia, commissioning artists to create original works. Every year, from September to December, the Festival features over fifty events attracting a total audience of more than 100 000. The Festival d’Automne à Paris was founded in 1972 by Michel Guy,…

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Qatar waives entry visa requirements for Ukrainians

Qatar waives entry visa requirements for Ukrainians

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways today announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately. Depending on the nationality of the visitor, the waiver will either be valid for 180 days, from the date of issue, and allow the visitor to spend a total of 90 days in Qatar (multiple-entry waiver); or it will be valid for 30 days from the date of…

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AB InBev and Efes to merge their businesses in Ukraine

AB InBev and Efes to merge their businesses in Ukraine

Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and Anadolu Efes have agreed to merge their operations in Ukraine in an attempt to strengthen their position in a declining market.  In Ukraine, Euromonitor analysts predict beer total volume sales to register a GAGR of 2% and reach 1.9 billion litres in 2021. “Beer sales in Ukraine will see a better performance than in the last five year, when it recorded a total volume CAGR of -10% and a value CAGR of -6% at constant 2016…

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Kiev introduces discount card to boost tourism

Kiev introduces discount card to boost tourism

The Ukrainian capital has introduced the Kiev Pass, the discount card for tourists. The card gives its holders free entry to 20 Kiev museums, eight galleries, two nightclubs and a zoo. Besides, the Kiev Pass includes two sightseeing tours across the main attractions of Kiev and five metro trips. The price of the card ranges from 15 EUR ($ 17 ) for a one-day card to 35EUR (41 $) for a three-day card. Tourism in…

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