Mariana Oleskiv

State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine
Mariana Oleskiv has been the Chairperson of the State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine since March 3rd, 2020. In June 2020, the agency started a large promotion company, “Travel in Ukraine,” to develop domestic tourism. This company was supported by famous Ukrainian bloggers, celebrities, and opinion leaders, which made traveling to Ukraine a fashion trend.
Ms. Oleskiv has been working for over 17 years in the tourism sector, convention industry, and in marketing. During 2003-2006, while creating a website about vacations in Ukraine, she traveled all over the country and studied both Ukraine’s big cities and small towns. She worked in Ukraine’s three largest tourism centers: Lviv, Odesa, and Kyiv.
2016-2018 – Director at LME «Lviv Centre for Tourism Development».
2013-2015 – Head of the Division of Tourism Agencies and Travel Bureau at Ltd. «Slupskyi».
2011-2012 – Deputy Head of the Department – Head of Tourism Division at Department of Culture and Tourism at Odesa City Council.
2007-2009 рр. – Head of the Advertisement Division at «Initia Events» (Kyiv).