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Ukraine travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Ukraine. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Ukraine. Kiev Travel information. Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia's Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of ... Read More

Number of Ukrainian tourists in Thailand soars

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

The number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Thailand has increased dramatically. “Over the past year, Thailand was visited by more than ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines assists families of PS752 victims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines continues providing the families of PS752 passengers and crew with the information, legal, and emotional support in ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

Ryanair launches flights from Budapest Airport to Kharkiv, Ukraine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Budapest Airport kicked-off its route launches of 2020 by welcoming Ryanair’s 48th service last Friday. With the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 11, 2020

A Ukrainian plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and was ... Read More

Iran claims Ukraine International Airlines Boeing ‘caught fire in flight’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

Iran Civil Aviation Organization announced that Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet 'had caught fire in flight' before crashing just ... Read More

63 Canadians killed in US Iran standoff considered collateral damage?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020

While Iranian missiles attack U.S. airbases in Iraq and the world was waiting for the United States to launch an ... Read More

Transportation Safety Board of Canada issues statement on Ukrainian International Airlines Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) offers its condolences to the families and loved ones of the people who ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines official statement on Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Today, on January 08, 2020, a “Ukraine International Airlines” aircraft while operating flight PS752 from Tehran to Kyiv disappeared from ... Read More

Hiding something? Iran refuses to release crashed Ukrainian plane’s black box

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Iran announced that it will not release the 'black box' from the Ukrainian Boeing 737 passenger jet, that crashed near ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister issues statement on deadly Iran plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Iran: "This morning, I ... Read More

Ukrainian plane with 176 passengers on board crashed in Iran

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

A Ukrainian International Airline passenger plane with 176 passengers and crew on board crashed on Wednesday morning shortly after takeoff ... Read More

How live football scores influence the position of clubs ranking

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 25, 2019

The rating of clubs directly depends on their performances in tournaments under the auspices of UEFA. Each competition brings points ... Read More

Ukraine to launch dedicated tourism development agency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Ukraine's State Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Artem Bidenko, announced that Ukrainian dedicated tourism development agency ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Turkish Airlines jet with 134 people on board crash lands at Odessa airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet with TC-JGZ tail number, flying from Istanbul, Turkey to Odessa, Ukraine, rolled off ... Read More

Wizzair pilot: Welcome to Moscow…or Kiev…or something like that

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

A Wizzair flight from London’s Luton airport to the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev took a rather humorous turn after ... Read More

Ukraine may allow dual citizenship, excluding the one with Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 1, 2019

Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmitry Kuleba announced that the dual citizenship policy meets the interests ... Read More

Crimea and UNWTO: A hidden agenda?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2019

UNWTO has a highly controversial and political aspect to it when the Republic of Crimea was noted in the framework ... Read More

Budapest Airport boosts connectivity with Wizz Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

Looking ahead to 2020, Budapest Airport has announced enhancements to its route network with home-based airline partner, Wizz Air. Set ... Read More

Ukrainian History and a Land of Brave Hutsuls

Agh Iqrar Agh Iqrar- September 1, 2019

Whenever and wherever you find a travelogue about charming and historic Ivano Frankivsk Oblast of Western Ukraine, you are told ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces Ryanair’s 47th service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 15, 2019

Just a week after the announcement that Odesa had joined Budapest Airport’s destination map, the airport can now confirm a ... Read More

Ukraine’s President: Visa-free policy would benefit country’s medical tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 3, 2019

Current president of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, proposed compiling a list of states with which visa-free regime should be established. Vladimir ... Read More

Rosaviation chief: Russia ready to restore air links with Ukraine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 29, 2019

The head of Russian Federal Air Navigation Agency (Rosaviation), Alexander Neradko, said that his department is ready to hold talks ... Read More

Ukraine to turn Chernobyl’s ‘Exclusion Zone’ into tourist attraction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019

New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree, envisioning the “development” of the areas affected by the 1986 Chernobyl ... Read More

International investigators: 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines MH17

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019

International investigators from Joint Investigation Team (JIT) have accused three Russians and one Ukrainian of 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines ... Read More

Qatar Airways congratulates Ukraine as the winner of FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019

Qatar Airways, an Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates the winners of the FIFA U-20 World Cup ... Read More

Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Instagrammers are flocking to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant ever since the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" aired, and the creator of ... Read More

Bomb threat triggers Kiev International Airport evacuation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 1,000 airline passengers were evacuated at Kiev International Airport (Zhuliany) on Tuesday due to a bomb threat, media ... Read More

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to ... Read More

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine's Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears ... Read More