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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: 1445

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: 2236

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: 3451

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: 4550

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: 3277

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: 2779

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: 2404

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: 2906

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: 2225

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: 1864

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: 2625

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: 2793

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: 2910

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: 2178

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: 1957

Coordination Centre to Ensure Safety of Tourists at Bulgaria’s 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.

Business » Tourism | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2024

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Gets Balkan Person of Year Prize in Montenegro

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has grabbed an award as the biggest contributor to Balkan tourism at a Montenegro conference, local media report.

Business » Tourism | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1868

Air France Cancels Flights on Paris-Sofia Route on Sunday

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.

Business » Tourism | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 3370

Bulgaria’s Revenue from Tourist Overnights Rises 12% Y/Y in April

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.

Business » Tourism | June 10, 2016, Friday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1993

Bulgarian FM Issues Set of Recommendations for Summer Trips Abroad, Euro 2016

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.

Business » Tourism | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Conducts Inspection in Sunny Beach

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova conducted surprising inspection in Bulgaria's largest Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach on Saturday.

Business » Tourism | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 15:38 | Viewed: 3391