Kyiv Shows World's Largest Drop in Hotel Room Prices

By Worldwide News Ukraine, PRNE
Sunday, January 9, 2011

KYIV, Ukraine, January 10, 2011 - Ukraine's capital Kyiv topped the rating of the world cities
which have experienced the steepest fall in the hotel room rates in January
this year, the Australian web-site reports. According to
the web-site, the average room rate in Kyiv hotels has dropped by 23 percent
from 124.7 to 96 USD per night.

Kyiv surpassed Moscow and New York, where the room rates have
dropped by 19.8 and 17.9 per cent respectively, placing them 4th and 5th in
HotelsCombined's rating. The average room rates are 121.51 USD in Moscow and
179.2 USD in New York.

Nowadays, Kyiv is putting a lot of effort into developing its
hotel infrastructure. Five years ago, there was only one 5-star hotel in the
3-million-inhabitant capital of the country with a population of 46 million.
Today Kyiv's five-star hotels include Premier Palace, Intercontinental,
Hayatt and Opera.

According to the Director of the "Institute of the General
Plan," a public institution responsible for the city's strategic planning and
development, Serhiy Bronevytsky, there will be 20 new hotels opened before
EURO-2012. As reported earlier, Kyiv will host the championship's final game.

To stimulate the construction of new hotels, last year the
Ukrainian Parliament introduced the exemption of all 3-, 4-, and 5-star
hotels built up until 1 September 2012, from the corporate income tax for 10

For more information, please contact Maryna Khorunzha +380-509151565 news at, Project Manager at Worldwide News Ukraine

will not be displayed