The National Tourism Organization of Ukraine and the Global Tourism Network invite the public to an urgent question and answer session on Zoom

According to Ivan Liptuga, director of the National Tourism Organization of Ukraine, tourism in Ukraine can be fun and above all safe.

With a military conflict with Russia possible, or some say imminent, how true is this statement?

Organized by the Global Tourism Network, Ivan will bring members of the Ukrainian travel and tourism industry to a public Zoom chat on Friday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. EST, 6:00 p.m. London or 8:00 p.m. Ukrainian time to answer questions about travel to Ukraine in impossible times. eTurboNews will broadcast these Q&As live on all pages of this news portal and the Latest News View YouTube Channel .

The public can register and attend the Zoom meeting and participate in the discussion.

The National Tourist Board of Ukraine invited the public to a Zoom discussion on Friday in cooperation with the Global Tourism Network.

Global Tourism Network allows not only the media, but the global public to be part of this discussion. Go to Global Tourism Events and click on register to register to attend the zoom Q&A by WTN event. Space is limited.

Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe with lots to see and explore. From the magnificent golden domes of kyiv to the summer sun on the Black Sea and local specialties, Ukraine will charm foreign tourists.

the great accessibility to visit and live in Ukraine makes it perfect for budget travellers. According to the Visit Ukraine website, Ukraine is safe to visit in most cases.

Popular destinations in the country like the capital kyiv and the coastal city of Odessa are calm and pleasant.

The troubled areas affected by the war with Russia are located in the south-east of the country, very far from the capital. Occasional demonstrations may take place in major urban centers across the country, and foreigners are advised to stay away from these events.

In Kyiv, most protests take place in Maydan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) and government buildings such as the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament building) and the National Bank of Ukraine.

Petty crime like pickpocketing may occur, but the level of risk is comparable to that of most tourist destinations around the world and can be minimized by using common sense.

Public transport in major cities is punctual and reliable, while road conditions in rural areas can be poor and visibility limited.

International tourists should avoid all travel to Crimea. This includes transit through Sevastopol and Simferopol airports.

Since many countries do not recognize Russian control over Crimea, chances are you would have very limited consular support in Crimea.

All travel should be avoided in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions due to the presence of armed groups. If you are already in the area, avoid large crowds and demonstrations, lay low and leave the area. Consular assistance will be very limited in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

Unvaccinated citizens must install the Vdoma application. Most foreign travelers must have an insurance policy issued by a Ukrainian insurance company or a foreign insurance company that has a representative office in Ukraine

Russian military threats against Ukraine have entered a period of acute risk “over the next few days”, according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who met with NATO leaders.

Johnson said: “This is probably the most dangerous moment, I would say, over the next few days in what is the biggest security crisis Europe has faced in decades. We have to do it right. And I think the combination of sanctions and military resolve, plus diplomacy… is what’s in order.

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