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.
The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria in summer is expected to increase by 10% this year, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.
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.
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.
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.
Starting from Friday, Bulgarian authorities begin large-scale tax inspections along the Black Sea coast.
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
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.
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.
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.
Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova foresees 10 % increase in the number of tourists visiting Bulgaria during this summer.
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
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.
Starting from July 1, a total of 500 officials from different institutions will conduct inspections at resorts along Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast.
A coordination centre in the resort of Sunny Beach will ensure the safety of citizens and tourists at Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast during the tourist season.
Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has grabbed an award as the biggest contributor to Balkan tourism at a Montenegro conference, local media report.
Air France has cancelled two flights between Paris and Sofia scheduled for Sunday, 12 June, due to strike of pilots at the French flag carrier.
Bulgaria’s revenues from overnights spent in short-term accommodation establishments across the country rose by 12.1% year-on-year in April 2016, reaching BGN 37.8 M, the national statistical office NSI announced on Friday.
In view of the forthcoming start of the summer season and the UEFA European Championship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued on Tuesday a set of recommendations to Bulgarians who are to embark on trips abroad.
Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova conducted surprising inspection in Bulgaria's largest Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach on Saturday.
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