Presentation UHRA


Ukrainian Hotel & Resort Association is a non-profit public entity serving as an umbrella for volunteer engaged member hotel and resort facilities working in Ukraine. The Association also welcomes associations of hotels, hotel development companies, hospitality industry schools and universities to get involved as regular or associate members. New and existing members are free to join or finish membership with the association.


The Mission of the Association is to represent the interests of its Members on domestic and export markets to promote steady development of the members’ activities. The Association also aims to unite the technical, intellectual and other resources of its Members to develop hospitality and tourism infrastructure of Ukraine.


Legal liability
Non-involvement in Members’ production and commercial activities and decision-making
Trust and cooperation in Members’ relationship. Ensuring mutually beneficial solutions in the best interests of Members
Compliance with decisions made by the Association’s General Meeting and/or its Executive Council
Volunteer engaged participation of Members in the Association’s projects and programs
Self-sustainability and independence from governmental influence


July – August 2020

Leading Ukrainian hospitality industry representatives launched an initiative to unite into a professional association that would represent hospitality entities’ interests. The initiative was initially determined by the need in a dialogue with governmental representatives to seek support for hospitality industry that suffered from COVID-19 pandemic, promote hospitality industry steady development, introduce regulatory changes in hotel services market, including quarantine limitations, accommodation and public catering services providing regulations, state support programs and tourism infrastructure support.

September 2020

The Association adopted its main principles, mission and goals. Leading hotels and hotel management companies were invited to membership. Action plan, draft budget, statute and key membership principles were developed.

October 2020

Statutory meeting of 9 companies-participants: Ukrainian hotel chains and operators, leading hotel development companies, supported by “Visit Ukraine” public organization. The Association’s President and Vice-President elections were held. Association membership Rules were approved.