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Bulgaria's Tourism Industry 'Grew 11% Last Year'

An increase in the number of foreign tourists visiting Bulgaria has boosted the sector's overall growth in 2016, according to the estimates of a renowned think-tank.

Business » Tourism | January 23, 2017, Monday // 18:24 | Viewed: 578

Sunny Beach 2nd Cheapest Destination for UK Tourists

Bulgaria ranked together with Portugal and Japan as one of the most preferred destinations for tourism by the British for 2017, showed a survey of Holiday Barometer carried out by Royal Mail every year.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2017, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 2536

Ryanair's Sofia Flights Moved to Terminal 2 as of Monday

Low-cost airline Ryanair will perform all its flights from and to Sofia at Terminal 2, news website Dnevnik.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2017, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 4672

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Expects 40% Rise in Russian Tourists in 2017

Outgoing Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova is of the opinion that the number of Russian tourists to Bulgaria could increase by 40% in 2017.

Business » Tourism | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgaria Set to Record 8-Million Tourist Mark

As many as 8 million tourists will have officially visited Bulgaria at the end of January, counting from February, outgoing Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2407

Burgas Airport to Reopen on Saturday

The airport of the coastal city of Burgas is due to reopen to flights on Saturday as some of the repair works are being finalized, its management says.

Business » Tourism | December 30, 2016, Friday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2883

Bulgaria Enables Online Purchase of Train Tickets

A centralized railway ticket issuance system has been certified by Bulgarian authorities, local media report.

Business » Tourism | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2301

Chinese Tourist Shoots Viral Bulgaria Promotion Video

Bulgarian destinations have received a huge acclaim in a four-minute video published by a Chinese tourist.

Business » Tourism | December 22, 2016, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 4336

Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia to Cooperate in Tourism

Bulgaria's government has inked the memorandum on tourism cooperation signed the institutions of the two countries in October.

Business » Tourism | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2669

Bulgaria 'Should Promote Itself as All-Year-Round Destination'

It is time for Bulgaria to position itself on the main European and non-European markets as an four-season tourism destination, the head of a key tourism think-tank has said.

Business » Tourism | December 5, 2016, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2585

Bulgaria Hosting International Tourism Conference

A global event dedicated to civilizations and tourism is due on Tuesday and Wednesday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 3081

Every Fifth Tourist to Bulgaria in October Is Macedonian

In October 2016, 20% of all foreign tourists to Bulgaria came from Macedonia, showed data of the National Statistical Institute.

Business » Tourism | November 28, 2016, Monday // 15:40 | Viewed: 55214

Bulgaria Ranked 1st as Family Holidays Destination by Russians

Bulgaria has received the award of Russian tourists for best destination for family holidays.

Business » Tourism | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 13686

34 Bulgarian Hotels Certified as Spa Centres

A total of 34 hotels have been certified as spa centres.

Business » Tourism | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 3148

Number of Tourists To Grow by 30% for Summer 2017

The number of tourists to Bulgaria will increase by 30% for the summer season of 2017, forecast large tour operators Thomas Cook and TUI.

Business » Tourism | October 14, 2016, Friday // 14:20 | Viewed: 10615

Bulgaria Posts EU's Biggest Growth in Tourist Overnights for 2016

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said the country has registered a 18% year-on-year increase in tourist overnight stays for the first six months of 2016.

Business » Tourism | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 3709

New Sofia Public Transport 3-Day Tourist Pass Valid As Of October 1

The new pass for public transport in Sofia is now valid.

Business » Tourism | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 18:47 | Viewed: 11709

Dutch Transavia To Launch Sofia-Amsterdam Flights

Dutch low-cost carrier Transavia will launch flights between Sofia and Amsterdam as of May 2017, reported the carrier’s website.

Business » Tourism | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 14810

Sofia Attracts Over 500,000 Tourists So Far in 2016

Sofia has attracted over half a million tourists since the beginning of 2016, stated on Tuesday Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova at the first meeting of the mayors of capitals in Central and Eastern Europe and China “16+1”.

Business » Tourism | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 12898

Pensioners Account For 6% of Tourism Proceeds in Bulgaria

Pensioners are merely 10% of the tourists in Bulgaria, while the EU average is 20%, reported Eurostat.

Business » Tourism | September 26, 2016, Monday // 22:13 | Viewed: 12300

Bulgaria Is Becoming All-Inclusive Destination

Bulgaria is moving strongly in the direction of becoming an all-inclusive destination, stated Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova to Darik radio.

Business » Tourism | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 15:34 | Viewed: 17718
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