Pensioners Account For 6% of Tourism Proceeds in Bulgaria

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Bulgaria: Pensioners Account For 6% of Tourism Proceeds in Bulgaria BGNES

Pensioners are merely 10% of the tourists in Bulgaria, while the EU average is 20%, reported Eurostat.

Two-thirds of the pensioners on holiday in Bulgaria are Bulgarians and 30% are foreigners. Pensioners account for 6% of the proceeds in the tourism sector. In 2014, they have contributed EUR 35.6 M to the tourism industry or EUR 21 per day (13.6% less than other holiday-makers).

In the EU pensioners spend about 13% less than other people on holiday.

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