The Hanoitimes - A delegation led by Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan attended the 24th Ukraine International Travel Market in Kiev on October 4 to 6.
On display at the Vietnamese booth were images of the country’s landscapes and people as well as its famous destinations, attracting visitors and tourism businesses. Vietnam also attended seminars held during the event to provide more information for travel agencies of Ukraine and other countries.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan (second from right) and other delegates pose before the Vietnamese booth.
The Ukraine International Travel Market was attended by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation along with 200 travel agencies of Ukraine and nearly 30 other countries, serving an estimated 15,000 visitors.
It is held twice a year as one of the biggest events for Ukraine’s travel industry. In 2016, the travel fair drew about 14,000 visitors. Tourism is among major fields of cooperation between Vietnam and Ukraine. Two-way trade has grown, with a 12 percent rise in 2016 to 264.2 million USD and a 19.1 percent increase year-on-year in the first seven months of 2017.
The Ukraine International Travel Market is supported by domestic and foreign exhibitors who use the fair to introduce and promote their innovations. UITM - Ukraine's largest annual event in the field of tourism season "Autumn-Winter" during which the tourist industry professionals have the opportunity to explore the wide range of offerings on the market.
Exhibition - is a unique platform, which gathered the largest tour operators and travel agencies, seminars and conferences, presentations of new areas and bonus programs, planned business meetings with the target audience. A colourful framework programme, as the individual country presentations, workshops and lectures, the fair turns the event for all visitors into a beautiful experience.
This event showcases products like largest Ukrainian annual travel industry event for autumn and winter season, where tourism professionals have an opportunity to examine all assortment of market offers. The exhibition is a unique platform on which the largest tour operators and travel agencies are brought together, seminars and conferences, presentations of the new directions and bonus programs are held and business meetings with target audience are planned etc. in the Business Services, Travel & Tourism industries.
In the Ukranian region, this show serves as a guide for the tourism industry. Decision makers of the individual companies can establish new or strengthen existing business contacts.