Kiwi.com joins forces with VisitUkraine to provide travel options
1 August 2022 – Travel-tech company, Kiwi.com, and the unique information portal VisitUkraine have partnered in a joint effort to provide Ukrainians abroad with travel choices. By implementing Kiwi.com’s widget, VisitUkraine aims to offer 6 million Ukrainians, who were forced to flee, the most affordable travel tickets to get to their final destination anywhere in the world.
VisitUkraine is the only Ukrainian web portal that provides both Ukrainians and foreigners with the most up-to-date information on travel requirements, restrictions, insurance, and additional information about the ongoing war in Ukraine. Thanks to Kiwi.com’s virtually interlined itineraries, VisitUkraine website visitors can now search for the best connections from any A to any B for the lowest price. In addition, by buying tickets via Visit Ukraine, travelers support unique Ukrainian project.
Anton Taranenko, Chief Executive Officer at VisitUkraine said, “Millions of Ukrainians were forced to leave their homes and many more looked to help relatives reach countries accepting refugees. The new flight booking service added to our website and powered by Kiwi.com, will allow such refugees to find all the necessary information about help offered abroad and documents required, and then to find and book the best route to their required destination directly with Kiwi.com.”
Golan Shaked, Chief Commercial Officer at Kiwi.com added, “As an organisation we have looked at how we can help and support Ukrainians fleeing the war, this has included donations to charities involved and opening a school in our headquarters for refugees amongst other actions. Now is our chance to support through bringing our business expertise to a partnership with VisitUkraine using our ability to find flights and routes that other providers cannot see at affordable prices. We very much look forward to partnering with VisitUkraine in this way.”
The service is available from July 2022 on the website https://visitukraine.today/tickets.
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Kiwi.com is a leading travel tech company headquartered in the Czech Republic, employing over 1,500 people worldwide. Kiwi.com’s innovative Virtual Interlining algorithm allows users to combine flights across legacy and low-cost airlines into one single itinerary. Kiwi.com performs 2 billion price checks per day across 95% of global flight content enabling customers to find better route options and prices other search engines can’t see. 100 million searches are carried out every day on Kiwi.com’s website and over 50,000 seats are sold daily.
VisitUkraine.Today is the unique information portal for tourists traveling to Ukraine and Ukrainians planning a trip abroad. The portal was developed by the Ukrainian organization Visit Ukraine with the informational support of the State Agency for Tourism Development, the Border Guard Service of Ukraine and representatives of the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
Our mission is to promote and popularize Ukrainian tourism in the domestic and foreign markets through the use of modern and powerful information support tools. Sustainable development of the industry and increasing the number of visitors. Our main goal is to encourage foreign and Ukrainian tourists to travel around Ukraine, as well as provide up-to-date information on the rules of safe and comfortable state border crossing and stay in the country. We cooperate with all departments of the legislative and executive branches. Union representatives are members of expert groups and advisory bodies.
Julia Gumeniuk, PR & Communications Specialist