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Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Owners Urge Eased Visa Regime for Russian Tourists

Restaurant and hotel owners held a procession in the city of Burgas on Sunday, calling on the government to ease visa regulations for Russian tourists to help Bulgaria’s tourism sector cope with a recent decline in the number of Russian visitors.

Business » Tourism | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 15:46 | Viewed: 792

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach to Have Free Wi-Fi Coverage in Summer

Bulgaria's Black Sea resort Sunny Beach will provide free wireless internet to all its visitors during the summer.

Business » Tourism | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1907

Sofia Expects 7-10% Increase in Tourist Numbers in 2015

Deputy Sofia Mayor Todor Chobanov has predicted a 7-10% increase in the number of tourists in the capital in 2015.

Business » Tourism | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 687

Bulgaria’s Tourism Predicts Tough Summer Season

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has suggested that a tough summer season lies ahead.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2015, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgaria Starts Major Tourism Promotion Drive via European TV Channels

Bulgaria has launched a large-scale promotion of its resorts and tourist sites via four pan-European TV channels as part of steps to make up for a drop in the number of visitors from Russia and Ukraine.

Business » Tourism | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1190

Over 700 000 Germans Visited Bulgaria for Tourism Purposes in 2014 - Minister

Speaking at the ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin), Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova noted that nearly 1 million Germans had visited Bulgaria in 2014, with over 700 000 of them traveling to the country for tourism.

Business » Tourism | March 6, 2015, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1433

Bulgarian Ambassador Vows Visa Simplification for Russian Tourists in 2015

Bulgaria will simplify visa requirements for Russian tourists in 2015, according to Boyko Kotsev, Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Russia.

Business » Tourism | March 2, 2015, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1304

More Bulgarians Went on Business Trips, Holidays Abroad in January

In January 2015, Bulgarians completed more than 295 000 travels abroad, which represents an increase of 8.3 % compared to the same month of 2014.

Business » Tourism | February 27, 2015, Friday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1157

It's Bohemian: Bulgaria's Plovdiv is Among World's Most Attractive Cities

Plovdiv has entered a list of the most attractive cities to live in according to the ranking of the tourist website It's bohemian.

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 21:37 | Viewed: 5694

Positive Results Noted for Bulgarian Tourism after PR Campaign

Cultural artefacts and sites were stated to be the most recognizable associations tourists have with Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1203

Bulgaria Expects 3-4% Increase in Tourist Numbers in 2015 Summer Season

Forecasts of Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry for the 2015 summer season point to a 3-4% growth in tourist numbers, according to Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1160

Bulgaria, Romania to Attract Asian Tourists with Joint Product

Bulgaria and Romania are to attract tourists from the more distant Asian countries through the development of a joint tourism product.

Business » Tourism | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2263

Bulgaria to Promote Tourist Sites Via Global TV Channels

Bulgaria will launch a massive campaign next month to promote its resorts and tourist sites via major international TV channels in a bid to compensate for a drop in the number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said

Business » Tourism | February 23, 2015, Monday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1642

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Bulgaria’s Bansko – Monopoly in the Snow

Munich-based daily Süddeutsche Zeitung has devoted an article to the controversy surrounding the plans for the construction of a second gondola lift in the Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko.

Business » Tourism | February 23, 2015, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3192

Bulgarians Completed More Tourist Trips at End of 2014

In the last quarter of 2014 over 790 000 Bulgarian citizens completed tourist trips, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reports in its latest data, which was released on Friday.

Business » Tourism | February 20, 2015, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgarian Las Vegas to be Launched in Spring

Bulgarian tourism remains a quite attractive investment segment with projects worth approximately BGN 2.9 B to be launched across the country in months.

Business » Tourism | February 20, 2015, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2171

Tourist Destinations in Bulgaria To Be Listed on Register

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has made clear that a register of tourist destinations in the country is being prepared.

Business » Tourism | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1182

New Protests Begin Over Bansko Ski Zone

Protests on account of the suspension of building of new cable cars in Bansko and of the expansion of the Pirin mountain ski zone will take place on Tuesday on the main road E79.

Business » Tourism | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Awarded at Vacation and Spa Expo 2015

Plovdiv won in the category Re-establishing the Image of Bulgaria as a Tourist Destination at the forum Vacation and Spa Expo 2015, held in Sofia on February 12 to 14.

Business » Tourism | February 16, 2015, Monday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgaria's New Tourism Logo To Be Revealed

The new Bulgarian tourism logo will be officially presented in 10 days, as announced by Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | February 16, 2015, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Proposes Development of Pilgrimage Tourism

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has proposed a better promotion of the country's sacred sites to tourists and their inclusion in pilgrimage routes.

Business » Tourism | February 13, 2015, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1315