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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: 4909

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: 6658

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

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: 4329

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: 3928

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: 5095

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: 4458

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: 3767

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: 4358

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: 6406

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: 3516

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: 2768

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: 3875

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: 2711

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: 3631

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: 2877

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: 3516

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: 3333