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Tourism Minister Expects 1.5 Million Russians to Visit Bulgaria in 2016

Bulgaria has the capacity to welcome one and a half million Russian tourists next summer.

Business » Tourism | November 29, 2015, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 3124

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad, Visits of Foreign Residents Rise in October

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad has increased by 11.

Business » Tourism | November 27, 2015, Friday // 20:11 | Viewed: 2599

Bulgarian Tourism Industry Feels Modestly Optimistic about Winter Season

Representatives of the tourist sector are moderate optimists that the forthcoming winter season in Bulgaria will be a successful one.

Business » Tourism | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3015

Go2Balkans Conference to Look for Joint Tourism Promotion in SE Europe

A Southeastern European conference called Go2Balkans is due to begin in Sofia on Wednesday bringing together tour operators, hoteliers and municipalities from Bulgaria and the wider region.

Business » Tourism | November 23, 2015, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2322

Ukraine’s Wind Rose to Start Regular Flights from Kiev to Bulgaria’s Sofia

Regular passenger flights between the capital cities of Bulgaria and Ukraine will resume soon, Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Andrei Pivovarsky said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | November 13, 2015, Friday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3318

Bulgaria Aims to Boost Brand Awareness of Its Tourism Sector

Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry is focused on making the country “a year-round destination and among the top destinations in Europe,” Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | November 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3030

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Register 10.8 % Y/Y Increase in September

In the month of September, Bulgarians completed 450 922 trips abroad, which represented an increase of 10.8 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | October 27, 2015, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2702

Bulgaria to Introduce Facilitated Visa Procedure for Turkish Tourists

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova promised to facilitate the procedure on the issuing of visas to Turkish citizens.

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2892

Bulgarian Tour Operators Experience Hardest Year in Past Decade

The chairperson of the Association of Bulgarian tour operators and travel agents, Bayko Baykov, said on Monday that Bulgarian tourism is experiencing its hardest year in the past decade

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 3319

World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria

World-famous film stars appear in a new commercial promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia announced on Sunday.

Business » Tourism | October 11, 2015, Sunday // 18:00 | Viewed: 4472

Bulgaria's Svoge: a Starting Point to Explore Beautiful Iskar Gorge

Novinite is republishing a second (after the one about Lakatnik) story by our reader Leon de Leeuw, who visited the area of Lakatnik, a place not far from Bulgaria's capital Sofia which has much to offer to hikers and nature lovers.

Business » Tourism | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 5801

Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo Ranks as Third Most Affordable Tourist Destination in World

The medieval Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo ranks as the third most affordable tourist destination in the world.

Business » Tourism | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 6027

Trips Abroad by Bulgarians Rise 11% in August, Foreign Visitors Up 2.3%

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad rose by 11.

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2015, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2134

Bulgaria Working on Joint 'Balkan' Tourism Product

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said that Bulgaria is to present a joint tourism product with "neighboring Balkan countries".

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2015, Monday // 00:36 | Viewed: 2758

Bulgaria's Lakatnik - a Top Choice to Enjoy Stunning Natural Sceneries

Novinite is republishing a story by our reader Leon de Leeuw, who visited the area of Lakatnik, a place not far from Bulgaria's capital Sofia which has much to offer to hikers and nature lovers.

Business » Tourism | September 25, 2015, Friday // 18:37 | Viewed: 4901

Sofia Registers 5.7% More Tourists in January-June 2015

There have been at least 485 200 tourists arriving in Bulgaria's capital Sofia over the first six months of this year.

Business » Tourism | September 20, 2015, Sunday // 13:25 | Viewed: 4908

Bulgaria Issues Belgrade-Budapest Route Travel Warning Due to Migrant Crisis in Hungary

Bulgaria on Tuesday warned its citizens to avoid using the main land route linking Serbia’s capital Belgrade with Hungary’s Budapest after Hungarian authorities closed Roszke border crossing for cars and passengers to stem migrant influx.

Business » Tourism | September 15, 2015, Tuesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 6656

Bulgaria, Portugal to Deepen Cooperation in Tourism

The Bulgarian government approved at its regular meeting on Wednesday a draft protocol for cooperation between the country's Tourism Ministry and the Economy Ministry of Portugal.

Business » Tourism | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2838

Minister to Present Online Register Featuring All Tourist Sites in Bulgaria

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will officially present on Tuesday an online register featuring all tourist sites in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 2740

Sofia Airport Reports 11 % Increase in Number of Passengers in August

The airport of the Bulgarian capital serviced 418 846 passengers in August, which represented an increase of 11 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2015, Monday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2562

8000-Year-Old Neolithic Settlement to Become New Tourist Attraction of Sofia

The neolithic settlement in the Slatina neighbourhood will become one of the tourist attractions of the Bulgarian capital next year.

Business » Tourism | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 3225