The Deputy Director of Tourism and Resorts Department of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Vitalina Martynovska came to Transcarpathian region with a working visit.
The main purpose of the visit of the representative of the Ministry of Economic Development was attending the round table on the topic: "On the assignment of categories to hotels and other facilities intended for the provision of temporary accommodation services" which was initiated by the Tourism and Resorts Department of the Economic Development and Trade Office of the Regional State Administration. Representatives of the hospitality industry from all over the region were invited to the meeting.
Vitalina Martynovska by using a multimedia presentation described the situation with the categorization of accommodation facilities in Ukraine, according to which only 2 hotels in Transcarpathia are categorized, while the Law of Ukraine "On Tourism" requires that all providers of temporary accommodation services must have the certificate of category. During the discussion with the participants, she also discussed the issues and legislative initiatives on new terms of categorization.
At the initiative of the Director of the Economic Development and Trade Office of the Regional State Administration Denys Man, Vitalina Martynovska held a working meeting with employees of the Department of Tourism and Resorts, during which they discussed the next steps of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine in the field of tourism. Together with Vitalina Martynovska, representatives of the Department discussed the conditions and processes of the creation of the Regional Tourism Organization comprising of the Transcarpathia tourism market participants which is expected after July 1 this year, – the Office of Economic Development and Trade of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration reported.