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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: 1527

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: 2037

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

Envoy: Bulgaria to See Increase in Israeli Tourists despite Burgas Bombing

Last year’s deadly bus bombing in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas will not stop Israeli tourists from coming to the Balkan country, according to Israeli Ambassador in Sofia Shaul Kamisa-Raz.

Business » Tourism | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1347

Concessionaire in Bulgaria's Pamporovo Resort to Expand Ski Runs

Pamporovo AD, the concessionaire in Bulgaria's mountain resort of the same name, has requested a permit to expand the ski runs, according to Marian Belyakov, CEO of the company.

Business » Tourism | August 1, 2013, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1630

Movie to Promote Bulgaria to Indian Tourists

A movie promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination will be shot by an Indian television channel, according to the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 29, 2013, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1812

Shady TIM Group Moves to Acquire Key 5-Star Hotel in Sofia

Bulgarian business group Chimimport is the likely buyer of the Kempinski Hotel Zografski, the largest 5-star hotel in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | July 28, 2013, Sunday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1949

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 6% in June 2013 Y/Y

In June 2013, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 383 000 thousand or by 6.

Business » Tourism | July 26, 2013, Friday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgaria's PM to Appoint Deputy Transport Minister Next Week

Following a meeting with tourism industry representatives worried by the administrative roadblock in the sector, Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski vowed that a Deputy Minister in charge of Tourism would be appointed next week.

Business » Tourism | July 4, 2013, Thursday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgaria's PM Oresharski Invites to Talks Tourism Associations

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski is meeting tourism industry representatives to discuss the chaos caused by the restructuring in the state body governing the sector.

Business » Tourism | July 4, 2013, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1413

New Flights from Bulgaria’s Burgas to Southend Airport as of Summer 2014

Bulgaria’s tour operator Balkan Holidays will be launching flights from Southend Airport next year.

Business » Tourism | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1908

Varna Tourism Unharmed by Protests

Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna has not witnessed a decrease in the number of foreign tourists visiting it despite the ongoing anti-government protests in the city, according to Atanas Atanasov, head of the Union of Bulgarian Tourist Guides.

Business » Tourism | June 17, 2013, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgarian Tourism Associations Propose Chair of National Agency

Bulgaria’s largest tourism associations have proposed Elena Ivanova for chair of the National Tourism Agency.

Business » Tourism | June 13, 2013, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1016

Sofia Airport Registers 1.8% Y/Y Increase in Serviced Passengers in May

In May 2013, Sofia Airport serviced a total of 316 975 passengers, up by 1.8% on the year, according to statistics of the company.

Business » Tourism | June 10, 2013, Monday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgaria's Govt to Spin Off Tourism Portfolio into Separate Agency

Bulgaria's government is expected to spin off the tourism portfolio from the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism into a separate agency.

Business » Tourism | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1442

Bulgaria's Moscow Consular Office Breaks Visa Issuing Records

The Bulgarian Consular Office in the Russian capital Moscow has broken all records in issuing visas to Russian citizens, the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry reported Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | May 28, 2013, Tuesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1825

Bulgaria to Establish Special Tourism Agency

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Nominee, Plamen Oresharski, has pledged structural changes in the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | May 28, 2013, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2012

Bulgaria Govt Allocates BGN 3 M to Tourism Promotional Campaign

Bulgaria's caretaker government has granted a total of BGN 3 M to the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism (MIET) for the implementation of the annual program for national tourism advertisement.

Business » Tourism | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1922
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