This year’s celebrations on the occasion of the World Tourism Day began on the 27th of September. Representatives of the most promising industry in Transcarpathia were congratulated in the atrium of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration.
During the celebration, the best representatives of the tourist industry of the region – owners of restaurants, sanatoriums, hotels, rural homesteads and community farms, local government officials of tourist settlements, and directors of out-of-school centers – were awarded for diligent work and high professionalism. The Director of the Department for Economic Development and Trade Denys Man, who is in charge of the tourism industry in the region, was awarded with the honorary diploma of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration.
During the celebration, the winners in the following nominations were awarded:
"The best tourist district": 1st place – Mukachevo, 2nd place – Beregovo, 3rd place – Uzhgorod district;
"Gastronomic highlight of the year": Fun stable "Chiga-biga" (Velyky Berezny district);
"The best tour operator": "Pro Karpaty" (the city of Uzhgorod).
The celebrations were preceded by the scientific conference "Three "T’s" in tourism: tourism, transport, technology", which this year was devoted to gastronomy and wine tourism.
On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, Valentin Shtefanyo created a new unique cake "Chontvari".
It is decorated with cedar nuts reminiscent of the famous picture "Cedar" by world-famous artist from Uzhgorod Tivadar Kostka Chontvari.