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Bulgaria's Varna City Hall Bans Summer Season Construction

All construction in resorts near Bulgaria's Black sea capital Varna is banned, beginning May 15, over the opening of the summer season.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 2161

State Succeeds in Ousting Bulgaria's 'Sunny Beach' Board

The Bulgarian State finally succeed to replace the Managing Board of the country's largest beach resort "Sunny Beach" after a 9-year rule of the minority shareholders.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 4913

New Chapter in Saga over Bulgaria’s Botanical Garden Ownership

The wrangle over the ownership of the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik is back with a vengeance, it emerged on Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2050

Temple Models to Become Top New Tourist of Bulgaria Capital

The new top tourist attraction of the Bulgarian capital Sofia will be a model of the four religious temples in its very downtwon, according to the city's Chief Architect Petar Dikov.

Business » Tourism | May 3, 2010, Monday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2770

Economy Ministry Drafts 'Guide for Attracting Bulgarian Tourists'

A "Guide for Attracting Bulgarian Tourists" was released Monday by the Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | May 3, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1442

German High School Proms Open Bulgaria's Beach Season

German high school seniors opened Monday the summer season at Bulgaria's largest sea resort Sunny Beach.

Business » Tourism | May 3, 2010, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2037

Volcanic Ash Cost Europe's Tourism EUR 1 B

Europe's tourism sector has suffered losses worth EUR 1 B due to travel disruptions caused by the high-altitude ash billowing from an erupting Icelandic volcano, show preliminary estimates by the European Commission..

Business » Tourism | April 29, 2010, Thursday // 08:56 | Viewed: 2069

UNWTO Head: Bulgaria Can Expect More Foreign Tourists in 2010

The Bulgarian government forecasts a 5% increase in the number of foreign tourists in 2010, according to Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2251

Nearly 30% Drop in Number of Bulgarian Tourists Abroad

There's been a 27,9% drop in the number of Bulgarian tourists abroad for March 2010 year-on-year, shows data by Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute.

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1858

Turkey Prime Destination for Bulgarian Tourists

Bulgarian tourists rank third, behind Germans and Iranians, in terms of visitor numbers to Turkey for January-March 2010.

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 2438

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry Upholds New Visa Procedures

The Bulgarian Ministry refused to amend the new visa waver procedures for Russian tourist during discussions with representatives of the Bulgarian tourist associations.

Business » Tourism | April 26, 2010, Monday // 19:25 | Viewed: 2574

Bulgaria Tourist Associations Discuss Visa Rules for Russians with Interior

Bulgaria's largest tourist associations will meet Tuesday with officials of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry to discuss new visa waiver procedures for Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | April 26, 2010, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgaria Tourism Sector Outraged by Visa Rules for Russians

The Bulgarian Tourism Chamber firmly opposes the changes in the requirements to issue visas to Russian citizens, made just before the beginning of the summer season.

Business » Tourism | April 23, 2010, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2498

Bulgaria Freezes Construction Works in Coastal Resorts

Construction works in Bulgaria's Black Sea summer destinations near the coastal city of Varna will be terminated as of the middle of next month when the new season sets in.

Business » Tourism | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgaria, Greece Offer Joint Rhodope Mountain Tours

Bulgarian and Greek municipalities have come together to offer joint tourist tours of the Rhodope Mountains.

Business » Tourism | April 20, 2010, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 10330

Bulgarians' Travels Abroad Slump by 26% in 2009

The trips of Bulgarians abroad during of 2009 have been 1 334 300, the National Statistics Institute data shows.

Business » Tourism | April 16, 2010, Friday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgaria Boasts 7% Increase in Culture Tourism

Bulgaria's culture tourism registers a 7% increase despite the economic crisis, data presented at the official opening of the "Culture Tourism 2010" expo reveals.

Business » Tourism | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 3171

Number of Foreign Tourists in Bulgaria Up 8% in Q1 2010 Y/Y

The number of foreign tourists, visiting Bulgaria between January and March 2010, is up nearly 8% year on year, according to data of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 2069

Bulgaria's Dental Tourism Flourishes Thanks to Crisis

Dental tourism is an increasing trend with more and more foreigners who combine a holiday to Bulgaria's Black Sea coast with a visit to the dentist.

Business » Tourism | April 5, 2010, Monday // 16:24 | Viewed: 3650

Romanian Tourists Flood Bulgaria’s Golden Sands Resort for Easter

Some 20 000 Romanians are spending the Easter holidays in the top Bulgarian Black Sea resort Golden Sands.

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:03 | Viewed: 4353

Yahoo! Travel Magazine Ranks Bulgaria among Top 10 Destinations

Bulgaria is among the top 10 most affordable destinations in the world according to the German-language Yahoo! Travel Magazine.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2010, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 3899
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