Number of foreign visitors to Bulgaria grew by 4.9% in July 2014, year-on-year, according to data of the National Statistics Institute (NSI).
Tourist trips of Bulgarians abroad have increased by 34.7% in the second quarter of 2014, as compared to the same period of 2013, according to the National Statistical Institute.
The most popular destinations among Bulgarian online users this summer are London, Barcelona and Istanbul, a survey of trivago.
Russian tour operator SurgutKurort has gone out of business, Tuesday.
A commission appointed by the Governor of Bulgaria's Dobrich Nedko Marchev has inspected a total of 7 beaches in the Black Sea municipalities of Kavarna and Balchik.
Bulgarian hotels recorded an increase in total revenues in June 2014, despite the drop in the number of tourists, data obtained by the National Statistical Institute indicates.
Bulgaria’s tourism revenue is expected to drop by 10%-12% this summer hit by a fall in the Russian rouble and unusually rainy weather, an industry source has said.
Revenue from international tourism in Bulgaria in H1 2014 rose by 5.3% year-on-year, said the Economy Ministry.
Some 15 000 – 20 000 Russians will not be able to spend their holidays in Bulgaria due to bankruptcies of Russian tour operators.
The Municipality of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna published on its YouTube channel a video, promoting the city.
More than 200 Russian tourists are stranded at the airport of Bulgaria's coast city of Burgas, reports the Nova TV national channel.
The Foreign of Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned British tourists visiting the Bulgarian seaside resort of Sunny Beach to beware of burglars and pickpockets.
The 4.5-5.5% tourism growth planned for 2014 is currently implemented, Anelia Genova of Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy told the National Radio (BNR).
Entrepreneurs from Qatar, Abu Dhabi, China and South Korea are considering opportunities to build artificial islands near the seaside town of Pomorie, according to media reports.
A survey of the German statistics service found that the vacation of the Germans in Bulgaria is by 52% cheaper than in their country.
Tourists at Bulgaria's coast resort Sunny Beach complain of municipal tow truck blackmail, reports the bTV national channel.
Representatives of the Tourist Board of Morocco and of Bulgarian touroperators are discussing the setting up of regular charter flights between Sofia and Rabat, reports Dnevnik.
Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) has sent additional 1,200 taxmen to inspect the stores and hotels in the seaside resorts during the summer season.
Hotels in Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv recorded a 33% higher revenue from tourist accommodation in H1 2014, compared to the same period of 2013, the local administration informed.
Bulgaria and Spain's Costa del Sol are the best holiday destinations for British tourists, the study of British website Post Office Travel Money shows.
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