On new year’s eve instead of the Russians in Ukraine are poles, and Belarusians. This was stated by the Director of the center for tourism development Vladimir Tsaruk, Radio Liberty reports.
“Instead of Russia we have now come to a lot of the same poles, Belarusians, that is, foreigners gradually back to us. Not to mention the security, said about the service and our prices and services are absolutely acceptable,” explained Tsaruk.
He believes that the beginning of the Christmas holidays, with Christmas, December 25, will revive winter tourism.
According to him, tour operators are expecting an increase in flow of tourists on winter holidays due to the fact that December 25 is now the official day off.
“Some plans to go and celebrate Christmas, and in many, especially Western, regions is really a holiday,” added Tsaruk.
Overall, he predicted, for two festive weeks the country will travel about half a million Ukrainians.
Tsaruk said that in addition to the city, which is traditionally associated with the Christmas holidays, demand for tours and recreation at the thermal springs in the Carpathian region.
The problem of the Ukrainian ski resorts according to the expert, the deficiency of hotels of a high level, with four or five stars. For this level of service would demand, he said, because the proportion of foreigners among the tourists in Ukraine is growing.
He also talks about the role in tourism development is played by the infrastructure: it is easier to get to touristic places, the more I go there.
Tsaruk said that in Ukraine there are about 10-12 ski resorts, which he considers worthy of the attention of tourists.
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