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.
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 Nezabarom.com.ua
, 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).