The Ukraine International Travel & Tourism exhibition (UITT), the largest and most important travel industry event in Ukraine, opened today.

uitt-trAmong the debutants - the official delegation of the island of Hainan in China, the Association of tour operators of Maldives, national stands of Moldova, Lithuania and Estonia, the national airline of Kazakhstan, Air Astana, the capital of the winter Olympiad-2014 - Sochi.

“More than a billion inhabitants of the Earth have already decided to live and travel with pleasure. And we are sure that our exhibition will help the Ukrainians choose new routes for travel,” says exhibition Director Irina Коrsunenko, commercial Director of the company Premier Expo.

Premier Expo's exhibitions take place in Ukraine's largest and most modern exhibition venue — the International Exhibition Center, with 66 500 sqm of exhibition space and excellent facilities.

Focus on Travel News - represented by Ozgur Tore and New Focus Travel Magazine - represented by Suat Tore; as the information partners of UITT, are attending the event which is hosting more than 60 countries and tourist areas. Turkey and Turkish tourism companies are covering the biggest area in this year's event.

Turkish Culture and Tourism Attaché in Ukraine, Berat Yılmaz represents Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry at UITT 2013. Ambassador of Turkey in Kiev; Mehmet Samsar also visited Turkey stand on the first day of the event. Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in Kiev organized a photo competition in Ukraine; asked travelers of Turkey to send their best smiling moments in Turkey. 5 winners received their awards at the first day that includes free accommodation in Antalya as grand prize, free Turkish Airlines flight tickets to Istanbul, free meals at a Turkish restaurant in Kiev.

Here are the details of tourism and travel between Ukraine and Turkey from Turkish Ambassador in Kiev; Mr. Mehmet Samsar. Further down there are photos from the UITT 2013.

You can find more details in Turkish at FTNnews TV.