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TripAdvisor Names Bulgaria's Sofia Cheapest City for Hotel Stays

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is the No 1. city in terms of cheap hotel stay, a recent report reads.

Business » Tourism | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2052

Bulgaria Cuts Port Fees for Cruise Ships to Boost Tourism

Bulgaria has decided to cut tonnage-related port dues for cruise ships in a bid to give a boost to its tourism industry amidst increased competition from neighbouring countries.

Business » Tourism | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 21:18 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgaria’s Tourism Reports 9% Growth for 2014/2015 Winter Season

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova boasted about a successful 2014/2015 winter season (December-February), stressing that the period had brought growth of over 9%, with the number of tourists increasing by nearly 80 000.

Business » Tourism | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 2219

More Than 100,000 People Travel Abroad Over the Holidays

Over 100,000 people will be travelling abroad over the Easter holidays. Approximately the same number of people will be going to various places across the country.

Business » Tourism | April 10, 2015, Friday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1723

Record Number of Bulgarian Toursists Visited Greece in 2014

According to the latest data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority, Bulgarians made 1.5 million visits to Greece in 2014, which is an increase of 121.8 % compared to the previous year.

Business » Tourism | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2018

Bulgaria to Set Up 19 Visa Consular Services Across Russia

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov announced on Saturday that Sofia would take measures to eases access to Bulgaria for Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2015, Saturday // 16:56 | Viewed: 2073

Bulgaria’s Shumen Looking for Licensed Hot-Air Balloon Pilot

Shumen has become Bulgaria’s first municipality to own a hot air balloon certified by the country’s Civil Aviation Administration, BGNES news outlet reported on Friday

Business » Tourism | April 3, 2015, Friday // 15:41 | Viewed: 3306

First Israeli Tourists to Arrive in Bulgaria's Burgas

The Black Sea city of Burgas will receive on Thursday its first tourists from Israel coming to Bulgaria for to spend their holiday here.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1565

Debate Arises Among Bulgarian PM, Tourism Association Reps

According to representatives of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association, tourism in Bulgaria still maintains the best price to quality ratio.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1344

Bulgarian Winter Resorts Register 9.2% Increase in Tourist Numbers

The outgoing 2015 winter season brought an increase by 9.2% in the number of tourists in Bulgarian winter resorts, according to Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgaria Looks into Options to Attract More Tourists from China

Bulgaria and China have decided to sign an agreement aimed at increasing the flow of Chinese tourists to the southeast European country, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia said on Monday.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2015, Monday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1720

Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Owners Urge Eased Visa Regime for Russian Tourists

Restaurant and hotel owners held a procession in the city of Burgas on Sunday, calling on the government to ease visa regulations for Russian tourists to help Bulgaria’s tourism sector cope with a recent decline in the number of Russian visitors.

Business » Tourism | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1912

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach to Have Free Wi-Fi Coverage in Summer

Bulgaria's Black Sea resort Sunny Beach will provide free wireless internet to all its visitors during the summer.

Business » Tourism | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 4035

Sofia Expects 7-10% Increase in Tourist Numbers in 2015

Deputy Sofia Mayor Todor Chobanov has predicted a 7-10% increase in the number of tourists in the capital in 2015.

Business » Tourism | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 956

Bulgaria’s Tourism Predicts Tough Summer Season

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has suggested that a tough summer season lies ahead.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2015, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgaria Starts Major Tourism Promotion Drive via European TV Channels

Bulgaria has launched a large-scale promotion of its resorts and tourist sites via four pan-European TV channels as part of steps to make up for a drop in the number of visitors from Russia and Ukraine.

Business » Tourism | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1628

Over 700 000 Germans Visited Bulgaria for Tourism Purposes in 2014 - Minister

Speaking at the ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin), Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova noted that nearly 1 million Germans had visited Bulgaria in 2014, with over 700 000 of them traveling to the country for tourism.

Business » Tourism | March 6, 2015, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1882

Bulgarian Ambassador Vows Visa Simplification for Russian Tourists in 2015

Bulgaria will simplify visa requirements for Russian tourists in 2015, according to Boyko Kotsev, Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Russia.

Business » Tourism | March 2, 2015, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1599

More Bulgarians Went on Business Trips, Holidays Abroad in January

In January 2015, Bulgarians completed more than 295 000 travels abroad, which represents an increase of 8.3 % compared to the same month of 2014.

Business » Tourism | February 27, 2015, Friday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1265

It's Bohemian: Bulgaria's Plovdiv is Among World's Most Attractive Cities

Plovdiv has entered a list of the most attractive cities to live in according to the ranking of the tourist website It's bohemian.

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 21:37 | Viewed: 6481

Positive Results Noted for Bulgarian Tourism after PR Campaign

Cultural artefacts and sites were stated to be the most recognizable associations tourists have with Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1447