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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: 504

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: 934

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: 2773

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: 1075

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: 951

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: 1969

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: 1518

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: 2896

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: 1084

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: 1891

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: 1109

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: 1258

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: 1167

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: 1008

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: 1215

Sofia Hosts Holiday & SPA International Tourist Fair

Over 300 tour operators, hotels, municipalities and other tourism-oriented organisations will participate at the 32nd edition of the international tourist fair “Holiday and SPA Expo”.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1060

Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov agreed to simplify tourist visa procedures for citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Georgia.

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2015, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgaria's Plovidiv Hosts INDEX Forum To Boost Local Tourism

This is the first time in the history of INDEX when the event will take place in Eastern Europe, and is deemed to be of strategic importance for the development of the tourist sector in Plovdiv.

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2015, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 4661

Sports Minister Expects Green Light for Construction of 2nd Gondola Lift in Bansko

Bulgarian Sports Minister Krasen Kralev has said that he expects that the construction of a second gondola lift in the mountain resort of Bansko will be cleared by the working group set up over the matter.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1625

Bulgaria's Sozopol Enters Tourism for Tomorrow Award Shortlist

The Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol is among the finalists contending for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards this year, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s website.

Business » Tourism | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgaria Launches EU-funded Advertising Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to advertise 50 little-known tourist sites around the country.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2015, Monday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1732