Visit Ukraine â€“ the First National Trade Show Forum of Ukrainian Tourist Products
|Event Date/Time: Oct 30, 2008||End Date/Time: Nov 01, 2008|
|Registration Date: Oct 01, 2008|
|Early Registration Date: Oct 20, 2008|
The main objective of the event is to show the potential of the main segments of the Ukrainian tourist industry, to induce the flows of organized internal and inbound tourism, to contribute to development of new tourist products due to collaboration of various market players.
The leading tourist centers of the state â€“ from the capital to small historic towns of the Central and Western Ukraine, sea and mountain resorts, historical and cultural wildlife sanctuaries and national natural parks â€“ are planned to be presented within the framework of the forum exposition. A special emphasis shall be laid on presentation of thematic varieties of tourism and recreation:
- Cultural tourism.
- Adventure and sports tourism.
- Country tourism.
- Visiting cities and towns on weekends.
- Therapy and health improvement, spa.
- Academic tourism.
- Tourism for children and youth.
- Servicing of business trips, conducting of seminars and conferences.
- Summer recreation at the seashore.
- Summer and winter recreation in the mountains.
- Hunting and fishing tourism.
- River and sea cruises.
- Water parks and theme parks.
- Yacht tourism.
Conducting of the trade show forum Visit Ukraine will become the final stage of the events held during the Eighth Annual Forum Hospitality Industry â€” on the eve, on October 26-28, 2008, Rus Hotel will host a series of professional conferences for hotel managers and restaurateurs, a specialized conference and exhibition of investment projects on the threshold of Euro-2012.
A number of special events will be held within the framework of Visit Ukraine, including:
â€¢ The conference â€žDevelopment of a national system of tourist information centersâ€, dedicated to setting grounds for development of a system of tourist information centers;
â€¢ The conference â€žWorld experience in developing cities as tourist centersâ€ for the management of local self-government bodies, central and local authorities for tourism, local professional tourist associations and investors;
â€¢ The conference on topical issues of development of tourism for children and youth;
â€¢ The seminar â€žActive tourism as a factor contributing to tourist flows growthâ€.
The traditional festival of tourism for children and youth â€“ Dyvosvit â€“ will be held during Visit Ukraine. Most of field professional associations, leading hotel and recreation complexes, tour-operators and transportation companies have already confirmed their participation in the said event.