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Bulgaria Registers 5.8% Increase of Tourists in 2013

Bulgaria has registered so far in 2013 about 5.8% increase of tourists, according to the Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy, Branimir Botev.

Business » Tourism | October 3, 2013, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1243

Investors Disappointed with Bulgaria's Summer Tourism Results

Profits in Bulgaria's coast tourism sector for summer period of 2013 are lower than expected, causing disappointment among investors in the sector, according to a report.

Business » Tourism | September 30, 2013, Monday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1722

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Overtakes Magaluf, Kavos as Young Britons Fave

Sunny Beach, Bulgaria's popular summer resort, has found its place in the hearts of young Britons, ousting Magaluf and Kavos as their favourite party destination, BBC reports.

Business » Tourism | September 30, 2013, Monday // 12:26 | Viewed: 2666

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 8.5% in Aug 2013 Y/Y

In August 2013, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 447.8 thousand or by 8.5% above the registered in August 2012.

Business » Tourism | September 27, 2013, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1401

Bulgaria’s Burgas to Open New Marine Station

The new seaport of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas will be fully operational by the end of the year.

Business » Tourism | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1447

40% of Bulgarian Black Sea Hotel Projects Remain Unfinished

Up to 40% of the hotel construction projects on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast remain uncompleted due to reflux of real estate buyers, according to the Bulgarian Construction Chamber.

Business » Tourism | September 24, 2013, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1294

Hotel Stays in Bulgaria Get Cheaper in September

The price of a night at a hotel in Bulgaria has dropped in September both in respect to August and September 2012.

Business » Tourism | September 13, 2013, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1778

Russian Expat Invasion on Bulgaria's Southern Coast

Tsarevo and Lozenets, picturesque and cozy seaside resort on Bulgaria’s southern coast, have proved hot spots for Russians looking to settle permanently here.

Business » Tourism | September 12, 2013, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2442

Russian Tourists Get Sick at Bulgaria's Black Sea - Min

The summer tourist season in Bulgaria has registered a growth of revenue, but has suffered from declining quality of service, said Bulgarian Minister of Economy Dragomir Stoynev.

Business » Tourism | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1996

Bulgaria in Talks for Direct Flights to Georgia, Armenia

Transport Minister Danail Papazov told Frank Brenner, Director General of Eurocontrol, on Tuesday that Bulgaria had achieved an increase by nearly 50% in the number of serviced aircraft in 10 years, at the same time decreasing air navigation service fees.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2013, Tuesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgaria's 7 Rila Lakes Unaffected by Increased Tourist Influx - Min

The increasing number of visitors poses no threat for biodiversity and water in the region of the Seven Rila Lakes, according to an annual monitoring report of Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW).

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2013, Tuesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgaria's Tourism Industry Calls for Anti-Crisis Measures

Stressing that the annual occupancy rate of hotels is 20%, Blagoy Ragin, Chair of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (BHRA), has called on the government to implement anti-crisis measures.

Business » Tourism | September 5, 2013, Thursday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1510

Wizz Air to Launch Sofia-Malmö Route - Report

The low-cost Wizz Air company, which operates a number of flights from Bulgaria, is about to launch a new service from the capital Sofia to Sweden’s Malmö in May 2014, according to Bulgarian media.

Business » Tourism | September 4, 2013, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1502

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 10% in Jul 2013 Y/Y

In July 2013, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 1 708.3 thousand which was by 1.5% higher than July 2012.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2013, Tuesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 956

Trains Running between Plovdiv and Bulgarian-Turkish Border to Reach 160 km/h in 2014

In about one year, trains travelling between the city of Plovdiv and the Bulgarian-Turkish border will be able to run at 160km/h, according to Transport Minister Danail Papazov.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2013, Monday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria 4th in EU by Winter Tourism Growth

Bulgaria has EU's fourth largest increase (+4.7%) in the number of nights spent at hotels and similar accommodations, winter season 2012-13 compared with the previous year, according to Eurostat.

Business » Tourism | August 24, 2013, Saturday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1523

Bulgarian Sea Hotels Now Offer 15% Discount

Hotels in two main districts of Bulgarian Black Sea Resort "Sunny Beach" will drop their prices after Friday, according to the resort's Owners Alliance.

Business » Tourism | August 23, 2013, Friday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1353

Russian Tourists Pile Complaints about Bulgarian Resorts

Russian tourists, vacationing on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, have sent over 70 complaints to the Commission for Consumers' Protection.

Business » Tourism | August 23, 2013, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2033

Google Map Maker Now Available in Bulgaria

Google has opened up its Map Maker service to users in Bulgaria, allowing them to update maps for their local area with new landmarks, roads, building outlines and more.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1547

Russian Tourists Said to Turn to Bulgaria amid Egypt Unrest

Bulgaria's tourism appears to be benefiting from the ongoing unrest in Egypt, as more and more Russian tourists are choosing it instead of the northern African country, according to media reports.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1685

Vacation Budget of Bulgarians Plummets

The budget of Bulgarians for vacation and travel has dropped significantly, according to data of the Institute for Analyses and Assessments in Tourism.

Business » Tourism | August 11, 2013, Sunday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1432
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