TripAdvisor will help to promote Kyiv more effective
Anton Taranenko, 'By the end of the year we will know how use TripAdvisor to promote Kyiv as a tourist destination effectively
There is a place in Kyiv where `chocolate` grows on trees
In the subtropical greenhouse of Fomin Botanical Garden one can find a tree called ceratonia (pea family) endemic to the Mediterranean region, however, it has been cultivated in Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Palestine, Greece. At the present time it also grows in India, Argentina, Brazil and other subtropical countries. The fruits (long flat pods of 10-30 cm in size) contain up tp 50% sugar
UIA launches scheduled flights between Kyiv and Ankara
October, 30 Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled flights between Kyiv and Ankara. The flights will be operated on 'Boeing 737' aircraft with two cabin classes: Business Class and Economy Class. Departure time from the International airport 'Boryspil' is 8p.m, arrival time is 22:55p.m (Ankara local time). Departure time from Ankara is 7p.m, arrival time is 8:05p.m. Economy Class round-trip ticket price is from Hr 5,930 (from Kyiv) and from $239 (Ankara), all taxes and surcharges included
Kyiv to host the first Sweet and Pundyk Festival
November,19-20 the Chamber of Commerce will host the first Sweet and Pundyk Festival. Besides sweets (pundyks, dumplings, eclairs, chocolate, useful natural sweets) the guests will also taste cheese, sausages, sauces and liqueurs. The event program also includes workshops for children such as cake decorating, sweet and lollipops making. The festival entrance is Hr 30 (ticket price includes all festival activities). Free entrance for children under 6 years
Wizz Air launches Kyiv-Bratislava flight
December, 17 Wizz Air low-cost airline is launching Kyiv-Bratislava flight. The flights will be operated twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The flight time is 50 minutes. Tickets are available at the airline web-site