Last year a total of 12 hotels were opened in host cities for Euro-2012. They have a total of 975 rooms and 2,044 places. The Information Centre Ukraine-2012 learnt this from the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure.
Commissioning of Donetsk Airport, completion of rebuilding of the railway station and the successful holding of 5 matches for Euro-2012 are the main task for the capital of Donbass in 2012.
In Poland the safety of the EURO 2012 tournament will be provided by forces of seven provinces. Particular attention will be paid to areas where the national football teams of England, Netherlands and Italy will be accommodated.
Host city Kyiv has completed designing of an information booklet for guests of the future Euro-2012. The 36-page publication contains information and showy photographs about the most interesting and most beautiful places in Kiev, along with cultural and sporting life of the capital city.
The selection, studies and training of volunteers for the host city will continue in the capital. To train tournament assistants experts from Germany, who had previously organized volunteering movement, will be enlisted, the press service of the Kyiv City State Administration informs.
From 9 to 19 January Ukrainian train drivers will undertake the first stage of driver training with high-speed «Hyundai Rotem» trains. As reported by the press service of Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure, training is conducted directly at the factory in Changwon.
A total of 5,500 volunteers have been selected after nearly 13,000 interviews that took place in all eight host cities over the past three months. The Information Centre Ukraine-2012 learnt this from the press service of the LOC.
A delegation of top UEFA officials, led by UEFA President Michel Platini, has completed a two-day visit to Ukraine where they met the countrys President Viktor Yanukovych.
UEFA President Michel Platini received a progress report on Ukraines preparations for UEFA EURO 2012 after visiting all four of the countrys host cities during a two-day whistle-stop tour.
Ukraines president Viktor Yanukovych spoke in glowing terms after the countrys fourth and final stadium for UEFA EURO 2012 was opened with a concert and firework display.