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Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Record 16.5 % Increase in July

Bulgarians made 528 604 trips abroad in July, which represented an increase of 16.5 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1265

Tourist Trips by Bulgarians Drop 5.1% Y/Y in Q2 2015

A total of 810,100 Bulgarian nationals made tourist trips in the second quarter of 2015, a decrease of 5.1% compared to the same period of last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | August 21, 2015, Friday // 19:55 | Viewed: 1766

Bulgaria Luring Russian Tourists with Low Prices, Eased Visa Rules

Bulgaria hopes to retain its appeal among Russian tourists by offering competitively low prices and easing visa requirements, the Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | August 21, 2015, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 2307

Black Sea Tourism Businesses Announce Major Drop in Holiday Prices

It will be up to 30% cheaper to spend a holiday at the southern Black Sea coastline from August 20 until the end of a month, and there will be another 20% decrease in September, hoteliers say.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2594

Bulgaria 'among Young Romanians' Most Preferred Holiday Places'

Bulgaria is one of the four countries where young Romanians usually choose to spend their summer holidays, data from the largest Romanian charter tour operator suggests.

Business » Tourism | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1778

Bulgaria Tourism Minister Slams at Umbrella, Deck Chair Prices

The maximum price for an umbrella and a deck chair on a Black Sea beach is "absurd", Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has warned.

Business » Tourism | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 16:15 | Viewed: 3748

Bulgarian Tour Operators Demand Urgent Measures on Declining Number of Foreigners

The Bulgarian tour operators are sustaining heavy losses due to the decline in the number of foreign tourists visiting the country.

Business » Tourism | August 14, 2015, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 5204

All Hotel Reception Desks in Bulgaria To Be Reachable by Dialing 9

The reception desks of all hotels will be reachable via an internal call by dialing 9, according to Irena Georgieva, Bulgaria’s Deputy Tourism Minister.

Business » Tourism | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2907

1.7 Million Bulgarians to Spend 2015 Summer Holidays at Domestic Resorts

Bulgaria remains the favorite summer holiday destination for Bulgarian tourists, be it mountain or sea resorts, according to Rumen Draganov, Chair of the Institute for Analyses and Assessment in Tourism.

Business » Tourism | August 3, 2015, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2326

Bulgaria Loses 1M Turkish Tourists a Year due to Cumbersome Visa Issuance Process

Bulgaria loses at least 1 million Turkish tourists a year due to problems with visas, according to Cemal Tekkanat, adviser for tourism at Turkey’s Tourism and Culture Ministry.

Business » Tourism | July 31, 2015, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 3326

Bulgarians Complete More Holiday Trips, Excursions Abroad in June

In the month of June, Bulgarians completed 468 319 trips abroad, which represented an increase of 13.9 % compared to the same month last year.

Business » Tourism | July 27, 2015, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2405

Balkan Holidays To Launch Glasgow-Varna Flights Next Summer

Tour operator Balkan Holidays has announced that it will add a new route from Scotland’s Glasgow to Bulgaria’s Varna in the summer of next year.

Business » Tourism | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2936

Bulgarian Couple Hitch-hikes to India in 511 Days

Boris Kanev and Marta Samalea, a couple from Bulgaria, needed 511 days to hitch-hike across Asia to reach India, Hindustan Times has reported.

Business » Tourism | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 2542

Low-Cost Carrier easyJet Launches Sofia-London Stansted Flights in Winter

Low-cost airline carrier easyJet launches Sofia- London Stansted flights in December.

Business » Tourism | July 21, 2015, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 3193

Bulgaria Ranks Among Top 3 Most Popular Destinations for TUI Russia This Summer

Turkey, Egypt and Bulgaria have become the most popular destinations for Russian tourists this summer, the Association of Russian Tour Operators said on Thursday, citing data provided by TUI Russia.

Business » Tourism | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 21:55 | Viewed: 2906

Early Launch of Struma Highway's Lot 4

The last 3 kilometers of lot 4 to the Struma highway will be opened for traffic on Thursday afternoon.

Business » Tourism | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2597

Bulgaria Boosts Funding for Tourism Promotions

Bulgaria’s government has decided to increase funding for the promotion of domestic tourism sites by BGN 2 M (EUR 1 M) in 2015.

Business » Tourism | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1818

Bulgaria’s Varna Emerges as Top Budget Flight Foreign Destination for Russian Tourists

The Black Sea resorts of Varna, in Bulgaria, and Sochi, in Russia are the best budget flight destinations for Russian tourists who want to spend summer holidays with their children, TASS reported on Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 4541

Insider Monkey: Top 7 Places to Visit in Bulgaria

A recent article on Bulgaria on the Insider Monkey website has listed seven "best places to visit" in the country.

Business » Tourism | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 21:02 | Viewed: 5637

Prices of Visas to Bulgaria Go Up for Russian Citizens

The agency issuing visas to Bulgaria for Russians has moved to raise the price of visas as of June 29.

Business » Tourism | July 6, 2015, Monday // 12:30 | Viewed: 6911

Reuters: Europeans Switching to Destinations in Spain, Bulgaria Following Tunisia Terrorist Attacks

Bulgaria could be one of the countries benefitting from the deflection of the tourist stream away from Tunisia, according to a Reuters report, as quoted by South China Morning Post.

Business » Tourism | July 6, 2015, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 6289