According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were released on Monday, Bulgarians completed more than 483 000 trips abroad in May.
The forecast dramatic 60-70% decrease in the number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists is proving to be a false alarm, with bookings indicating a 10-20% decline, according to Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
The visa regime for short-term stay of up to 90 days in Bulgaria for Russian nationals will remain in place.
The Bulgarian Commission on Consumer Protection will be launching mass inspections of clubs along the seaside resorts.
Improved weather conditions compared to last year and low euro will contribute to a better tourism season despite the expected drop in numbers of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, the head of a tourism think-tank says.
The star of Bollywood cinema Ajay Devgan will participate in a promotional video on Bulgaria advertising the country as a tourist destination, which will be broadcasted in India.
The Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova announced that the country was granted the approval of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to create a World Tourism Museum in Sofia.
UK tourists can book a bargain holiday in several countries in Europe including Bulgaria this summer thanks to the strong British pound, according to dailymail.co.uk
A new holiday village, The White Lagoon, located on the territory of Bulgaria’s northeastern Kavarna municipality, will be officially opened on June 11 at noon.
A possible extension of one of the European cycle routes to Bulgaria will be discussed in the city of Ruse on Tuesday.
Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will open a meeting of the Danubian countries devoted to sustainable tourism through cooperation and efficient use of EU funds and investments.
Bulgaria Air has released cheaper plane tickets to Germany's Dusseldorf and Russia's Moscow.
Bulgaria and Romania will start offering joint spa holiday packages to tourists from the beginning of next year.
According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which were released on Wednesday, Bulgarians made more business trips and holiday travels abroad in April.
The number of Bulgarians, who completed tourist trips in the first quarter of 2015, decreased with 15 % compared to the same period last year.
Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Friday that a 5 % increase in the number of French tourists to Bulgaria was expected in the summer after the exhibition of Thracian treasures in the Louvre.
Online register of the tourist attractions in Bulgaria will be soon available at the website of Tourist Ministry.
Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova expects that there will be an increase in the number of Russian tourists deciding to visit Bulgaria in the last minute.
Bulgaria and Turkey are unrivaled as the best holiday bargain in Europe, a survey cited by German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung shows.
Bulgaria's Tourism Ministry foresees the launching of two campaigns aimed at stimulating domestic tourism, one of them being with the participation of the local authorities.
Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry is preparing legal amendments that will facilitate the construction of ski lifts and facilities, according to Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
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