22 May New export prospects of Cretan products in Kiev
A business mission in Kiev from the island of Crete, which will be held from the 11 to 14 of October, will give birth to serious prospects of enhancing the flow of tourists from Ukraine and achieve major business agreements for the export of Cretan products.
This mission is organized by the Region of Crete, with the support of the Kyiv Region, in parallel collaboration with the four Region Chambers of Crete, the exporters association of Crete and operators of tourism and Real Estate. The participation of Crete in this report comes right after the contacts, carriers of the island had with the Prefect of Kiev and the honorary consul of Ukraine in Crete Mr. John Litina, aiming to deliver the efforts and possible products of Crete, to win a place on the shelves of the Ukrainian market.
Apart from the Cretan products, in Kiev there will be meetings related to tourism services and Real Estate aiming to boost the tourism of the island with Ukrainian guests.
It is worth noting that, according to the records of the year 2012 the total international arrivals to the airport of Heraklion were 2,114,901 passengers. From the Ukrainian market there were 692 direct flights and 48,923 arrivals, thus constituted 2.3% of the international arrivals in Heraklion.
Source: Rethemniotika Nea Newspaper, 01/10/13