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LVIV: UKRAINE’S PROPERTY BOOMTOWN

Issue 99, March 2017.
Lviv real estate boom: the elegant capital city of West Ukraine is experiencing a construction spike as the local economy surges ahead on the back of growing international investor interest together with easy access to EU markets and strong regional tourism and IT sector expansion

UKRAINIAN TOURISM GROWTH: International hotel group eyeing Odesa and Lviv

Issue 98, February 2017.
Every cloud has a silver lining. The recent devaluation of Ukraine’s hryvnia currency has combined with the geopolitical situation to fuel robust growth in the country’s domestic tourism market. With popular traditional holiday destinations in Crimea now off limits and foreign trips prohibitively expensive, more and more Ukrainians are looking at domestic options and discovering that the country actually has much to offer. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Vice President for Business Development David Jenkins believes this consolidation of the domestic tourism sector has helped to create the right conditions in Ukraine for long-term growth in the hospitality sector.

Lviv Today ‘Lion Awards’ 2016

Issue 97, January 2017.
In Lviv, 2016 will be remembered in Ukraine for the ongoing conflict in Donbas, Ukrainian diva Jamala winning the Eurovision Song Contest, the ostentatious wealth and spending of the nation’s political elite as discovered through the E-Declaration process and, to be sure, Donald J. Trump winning the US Presidency. But the ‘Heart of Europe’ and ‘Soul of Ukraine’ had plenty more to offer over the past year.

ARSIDEA: recognition by experts, prestigious awards and new projects

Issue 96, December 2016.
London’s lavish Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel was the scene of the International Property Awards & European Property Awards on October 27th. For 25 years, well-respected experts in the architecture, design, and real estate industries celebrate achievement and creativity in the fields of modern architecture by selecting projects for their prestigious awards. This year, Lviv’s-own ARSIDEA was recognised with two such awards: Best Private House Interior for a cottage in the village of Shidnytsa, and Top Leisure Interior for the Celentano Ristorante at Lviv’s Ibis Styles hotel complex. All the projects were evaluated by 70 honorable experts: UK’s top-managers of the commercial and residential real estate companies, architects, designers, journalists.

Radom Airport – Your New Gateway to Poland

Issue 96, December 2016.
Located just 100 km south of Warsaw, Radom is Poland’s 14th-largest city and a centre of science, culture, and industry. The historic buildings, the abundance of cultural and sporting events, and the spirit of royal Radom ensure that the city’s 224,000 residents never get bored. It’s also an ideal starting point to visit Poland.

What is the Main Purpose of the Lviv Tourist Alliance?

Issue 92, July 2016.
The Lviv Tourist Alliance (LTA)was created to unite resources to attract more guests to the city, as well as to increases the incomes of businesses and the municipal economy as well. An open meeting was held on July 1st to discuss the tasks of the organisation as well as difficulties with airline connections.

Stylish Clothes With Ukrainian Soul!

Issue 92, July 2016.
The patriotic wave sweeping Ukraine has brought national clothing to the forefront, where Ukrainians are still trying to establish their identity. While travelling abroad, now we can recognise our fellow compatriots by their vyshyvankas (embroidered shirts), blue and yellow flags, and traditional floral wreaths. It’s only natural that Lviv Today presents readers with Lviv’s Galychanka brand, who specialise in the production of clothing and accessories in the ethno-style. Here is our interview with Galychanka owner Pavlo Milcharek.

Being Modern by Following Traditions!

Issue 91, June 2016.
Today, embroidered shirts are popular not only as festive holiday attire, but also as everyday informal wear. For many people the embroidered shirt has only recently become a regular part of their wardrobe, while for others it has never stopped being part of their regular apparel. Elements of Ukrainian embroidery are often featured in the fashion collections of Ukrainian designers, promoting national traditions not only within Ukraine but also abroad.

Lviv Tourist Alliance: Connecting leaders for change and innovation

Issue 91, June 2016.
Lviv has all the ingredients a city needs to be successful: spectacular architecture, rich history, and a magical atmosphere. In fact, it’s clear that the city’s success and prosperity is directly tied to the number of people visiting it. There are many people and institutions in Lviv that work every day on plans to attract more tourists and to make their stays as enjoyable as possible. It is a matter of great importance to Lviv, as can be seen by the number of people that are directly tied to the tourist industry – local authorities, business representatives, independent experts and opinion-movers, and even average Leopolitans. In fact, Lviv’s businesses have banded together in cooperation in this sphere under the Lviv Tourist Alliance.

Lonely Planet Lists Lviv as one of Europe’s 10 Best

Issue 91, June 2016.
What does your Western Ukrainian capital have in common with Greece’s Peloponnese, Italy’s Venice, and Spain’s Canary Islands? It’s listed in Lonely Planet’s “Best in Europe” list for 2016. Lviv is considered by the organisation’s ‘travel experts’ as one of 10 “European destinations you need to see in 2016”. It was the only non-European Union city selected for the list.