October, 6 Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv hosted Kyiv Tourism Awards solemn ceremony where the city's best tourism business players were awarded.
The winners in various nominations are as follows:
«Best incoming tourism tour operator"- Arktur (TOP-3: Adventures tour in UA and Sputnik Kiev)
«Best Hotel Complex 5*» - Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv (TOP 3: Opera Hotel and Premier Palace Hotel)
«Best Hotel Complex 4*» - Alfavito Hotel (TOP-3: Ramada Encore and Cosmopolite Hotel)
«Best Hotel Complex 3*» - Ibis Hotels (TOP-3: Tourist and Premier Hotel Rus)
«Best Hostel» - Key2Gates (TOP-3: Elements Hostels and Light Life)
«Best restaurant on tourists» reviews - Ostannya Barykada (TOP-3: L'Kafa Group and The Burger)
«Best in event tourism»- Ulichnaya eda festival (TOP-3: National complex Expocenter of Ukraine and Run Ukraine)
«Best City Guide» - Yulia Bevzenko (TOP-3: Sofia Hrabovetska and Ksenia Pletneva)
«Best tourist location in Kyiv Oblast» - Ancient Kyiv in Kievan Rus Park (TOP-3: Chernobyl Tour and Zoo XII months)
«Best Business Travel Tour Operator» - BrandBerg Group (TOP 3: Dinadis and Arktur)
«For active recreation development» - Kayak-canoe (TOP-3: veliki.ua and agropark Kukulabia)
In addition, the first award in the category «Leader in the training of tourism field specialists» was given. The Kyiv National Trade and Economic University of Ukraine became the winner here.
The special prize was given to 11 Mirrors («Best Boutique Hotel») and Coral Travel («For the domestic tourism development»).
The ceremony organizers also presented «Ambassador of Kyiv»award to be given to the residents promoting Kyiv while travelling to other cities or countries. The first award was granted to Vitalii Klychko.
The prize-winners of «My Kyiv is my inspiration»photo contest devoted to the World Tourism Day were given prizes and souvenirs as well.