Tourism fair in Uzhhorod

The toursim week in Ukraine continued with the 16th International tourism fair, which took place on 22-23 of September in Uzhhorod, touristic Regional city of Western Ukraine.

More than 60 participants from 5 Carpathian countries (Czech republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine);  meetings of touroperators, tourism authorities and NGOs; presentation of video of Vynohradiv Tourism Region took place. Protected areas of the Ukraine shared fair booth with their local tourism authorities. Despite of rainy day a thousand of visitors attended the fair and also tasted famous local cheeses, wine, honey, sausages and pickled domestic vegetables on the fair market place.

During the fair Memorandum of cooperation between Western and South Regional tourism organizations of Ukraine: Transcarpathia and Odessa was signed. Both areas are famous by its wine and cheese variety and can form complete tourist product for various visitors.

Iryna and Valik from European Wilderness Society had a number of meetings and new contacts during the fair.

More photo for getting impression from the fair can be found on the facebook page of Transcarpathian toursim and resort administration

Iryna Shchoka

Iryna Shchoka is a regional development expert and is based in Uzhhorod, Ukraine.

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