Category Archives: Travel

Trump announces travel ban from Europe amid growing fears of coronavirus

President Trump on Wednesday announced in a televised address that the U.S. is suspending all travel from Europe to the U.S. for 30 days beginning Friday at midnight in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.  The president struck a serious tone during his address from the Oval Office and said, “We made a lifesaving move with early action on China. Now

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Please, Consider Exploring Ukraine Beyond Kyiv, Lviv, and Odesa (OP-ED)

Since 2016, Ukraine has quietly been experiencing a tourism boom – not least due to the development of low-cost flights linking the country to the rest of Europe. The figures registered by Ukrainian airports during this period (+277% at Zhuliany (Kyiv), + 359% at Kharkiv, and even +389% at Lviv) are impressive. Admittedly, it mainly reflects the fact that Ukrainians

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Passengers of Ukrainian plane escape disaster in Sharm el-Sheikh

Workers at Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh airport on Saturday rescued passengers of a Ukrainian plane when a tire caught on fire after landing on the runway. The Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister thanked crews at the Sharm el-Sheikh Airport for their professionalism in dealing with the fire on the Ukrainian plane, coming from Zaporizhzhia city, which could have turned into a “disaster.”

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Prime Minister Medvedev instructs Russian government to triple tourism revenue

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:00:21 PM The Russian government approved the strategy of tourism development in Russia until 2035. The document is published on the Russian Government’s website. According to the document signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the gross added value of the tourism should reach 8.764 billion rubles ($137,59 million) by 2035. In 2017, this figure was

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#UkraineAirCarriers become ‘hostages of politics’

Last week, two European carriers took the controversial decision to effectively severe their ties with Ukraine, Brussels Airlines and British Airways stating that the Ukrainian air travel market is no longer profitable for them. This is despite air communication with Ukraine being of strategic importance, both for cooperation between Ukraine and the EU and for Ukraine itself. Ukrainian International Airlines

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