“Tourism dynamically develops in Ukraine; the tourist flow increased by 10% in Ukraine and by 30% in Transcarpathia,” Ukrainian State Service of Tourism and Health Resorts First Deputy Chairman Yuri Zubko informed in Uzhgorod, while he was attending the fifth international exhibition-fair ‘Toureurocenter Zakarpatye (Transkarpathia) – 2006.’ According to Zakarpatye State Regional Administration Department on European Integration, Tourism, and Health Resorts Chairman Alexander Marchenko, “not much budget money – about 30,000 hryvnias ($6,000) were spent for the exhibition’s organization.” Active contribution of the fair participants to its preparation conditioned on the fact. As a REGNUM correspondent was informed at the regional administration press office on Sep 18, more than 100 subjects of regional tourist branch, as well as ones from other Ukrainian regions, Hungary, Byelorussia, and Russia participated in the exhibition. The fifth international exhibition-fair ‘Toureurocenter Zakarpatye (Transkarpathia) – 2006’ were held on Sep 14-17 in Uzhgorod.
REGNUM information: there are 298 objects of sanatoria and health resorts, tourist-recreational, and hotels’ institutions in Zakarpatye region. On the data by July 1, $17.6 mln worth five investment projects in tourist sphere were registered in the region.