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Russia Certifies Ural, Yamal to Fly to Bulgaria’s Burgas, Plovdiv from Moscow’s Zhukovsky Airport

Two Russian airlines have been certified for regular flights to two Bulgarian cities from Zhukovsky Airport near Moscow, the Federal Air Transport Agency in Moscow has said.

Business » Tourism | August 22, 2016, Monday // 19:59 | Viewed: 2140

Tourist Trips by Bulgarian Residents Increase 10% Y/Y in Q2 2016

The number of Bulgarian citizens making tourist trips increased by 10.3% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2016, reaching 909,100 people, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced on Monday.

Business » Tourism | August 22, 2016, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2872

Bulgaria’s Revenue from Hotel Overnights Up 29% Y/Y in June 2016

Bulgaria’s revenue from overnights at hotels, motels and other short-term accommodation facilities increased by 28.

Business » Tourism | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1874

Tax Officials Find Skyrocketing Revenues at Bulgaria's Black Sea Resorts

Turnover of the tourism industry in Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts has been at a historic high for a second month in a row, tax authorities say.

Business » Tourism | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 3877

Bulgaria Going Through Best Tourism Year Since 1998

The number of tourists to Bulgaria was 15% bigger between January and June compared to the same period of last year, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova announced.

Business » Tourism | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 12371

Daily Mail: Thomas Cook Says Bulgaria, Cuba Emerge as ‘New Hotspots' for British Tourists

Britain’s largest tour operator Thomas Cook believes that Bulgaria and Cuba are set to become the two new hotspots for UK holidaymakers following the recent terror attacks in Europe, the Daily Mail has reported.

Business » Tourism | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 4700

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Rise 21% Y/Y in June

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad increased by 20.7% year-on-year last month, reaching 565,200, the country’s statistical office NSI announced on Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 7733

Bulgaria Expects 10% Rise in Tourist Numbers in Summer 2016

The number of tourists visiting  Bulgaria in summer is expected to increase by 10% this year, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 11:20 | Viewed: 2813

Number of Turkish Tourists to Bulgaria Rising

The number of visitors from Turkey has been growing since the beginning of the winter season, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova estimated on Sunday.

Business » Tourism | July 18, 2016, Monday // 07:41 | Viewed: 8087

Bulgarian Resorts to Start Hiring Seasonal Workers from Abroad

One of the proposals made by the newly established tourism council is to start immediately hiring seasonal workers from abroad in order to improve the quality of service offered in Bulgaria’s summer and winter resorts.

Business » Tourism | July 10, 2016, Sunday // 12:58 | Viewed: 9012

Nearly Two Million Foreign Tourists Visited Bulgaria in Jan-May 2016

Nearly two million foreign tourists visited Bulgaria in the first five months of this year, which represented an increase of nearly 14 % compared to the same period in 2015.

Business » Tourism | July 7, 2016, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 7809

Bulgaria Reports Congestion at Crossings on Border with Greece  

A line of motor vehicles as long as three kilometers formed at Bulgaria’s Kulata border crossing as traffic from Bulgaria to Greece increased, the Interior Ministry in Sofia announced on Saturday.

Business » Tourism | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3069

Authorities Begin Large-Scale Tax Inspections Along Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

Starting from Friday, Bulgarian authorities begin large-scale tax inspections along the Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | July 1, 2016, Friday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2674

Bulgaria Calls for Extra Vigilance in Travel to Turkey

Bulgarian citizens wishing to visit Istanbul must exercise increased caution and strictly follow the orders of security officers in case of crisis situation, the foreign ministry said on Thursday in the wake of the deadly terror attack at Istanbul’s Atatu

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 22:15 | Viewed: 7215

10.3 Million Tourists Expected to Visit Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast This Summer

Forecasts predict that 10.3 million tourists will visit the Bulgarian Black Sea coast from May to October, making for a very successful tourist season.

Business » Tourism | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 2501

340 Danube Cruises to Pass Through Bulgaria's Ruse This Tourist Season

A total of 340 cruise trips are expected to pass through the Bulgarian city of Ruse during this year's tourist season on the Danube river which begins in April and lasts until the beginning of November.

Business » Tourism | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2111

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increased by 16.8 % Y/Y in May

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, Bulgarians made 564 771 trips abroad in May, which represented an increase of 16.

Business » Tourism | June 27, 2016, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 6922

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Expects 10 % Increase in Tourist Numbers This Summer

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova foresees 10 % increase in the number of tourists visiting Bulgaria during this summer.

Business » Tourism | June 27, 2016, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 7101

Bulgaria Says BSEC Countries Need to Offer Joint Products to Boost Tourist Flow

The countries of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) should work towards encouraging travel within the organization and developing joint products to attract more tourists from outside the region, Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikol

Business » Tourism | June 24, 2016, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 7215

Bulgaria's Northern Black Sea Coast Expects 5-7 % Rise in Tourist Numbers

Resorts along Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast expect the number of tourists this year to increase by between 5 % and 7 % compared to last summer.

Business » Tourism | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2440

500 Officials to Conduct Inspections Along Bulgaria's Northern Black Sea Coast

Starting from July 1, a total of 500 officials from different institutions will conduct inspections at resorts along Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | June 20, 2016, Monday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2201