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Ice Hockey World Championship 2014

Ice Hockey World Championship 2014
17.03.2014

On May 9-25, 2014 Minsk will host the 78th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Games of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship will staged at two multifunctional venues:  Minsk Arena (for 15,000 seats, commissioned on January 30, 2010) and Chizhovka Arena (for 9,600 seats, completed in summer 2013).

In order to gear up for its hosting of the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship, the Belarusian government has decided to implement a number of projects aimed at developing the country’s travel and tourism infrastructure and boosting service levels in the country’s travel and tourism industry. These projects include the construction of new hotels, the redevelopment and reconstruction of existing accommodation and hospitality facilities. There are also major projects which are making improvements to the busiest road networks in and around Minsk, the venue for all of the matches in the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship, while Minsk National Airport is also undergoing a complete redevelopment. In addition, a number of tourist information boards and signs are to be installed in Minsk to help foreigners navigate their way around the city.