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Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov agreed to simplify tourist visa procedures for citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Georgia.

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2015, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1516

Bulgaria's Plovidiv Hosts INDEX Forum To Boost Local Tourism

This is the first time in the history of INDEX when the event will take place in Eastern Europe, and is deemed to be of strategic importance for the development of the tourist sector in Plovdiv.

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2015, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 4247

Sports Minister Expects Green Light for Construction of 2nd Gondola Lift in Bansko

Bulgarian Sports Minister Krasen Kralev has said that he expects that the construction of a second gondola lift in the mountain resort of Bansko will be cleared by the working group set up over the matter.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria's Sozopol Enters Tourism for Tomorrow Award Shortlist

The Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol is among the finalists contending for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards this year, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s website.

Business » Tourism | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgaria Launches EU-funded Advertising Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to advertise 50 little-known tourist sites around the country.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2015, Monday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1728

Bulgaria, Turkey to Develop Joint Tourism Product

Representatives of major Turkish tour operators and travel agents will visit Bulgaria for a working meeting with Bulgarian colleagues to discuss the development of joint tourist products for far-off markets like China.

Business » Tourism | January 23, 2015, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 5.5 M on Advertising Tourism in 2015

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has presented plans to emphasize cultural and historical routes as a key point in the advertisement of Bulgaria as a tourist destination.

Business » Tourism | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1027

Govt, Environmentalists Can Reach Joint Decisions on Ski Tourism - Minister

Bulgaria’ Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has insisted that the government and environmentalists can reach joint decisions on ski tourism development.

Business » Tourism | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 800

Bulgaria Celebrates 120th Anniversary of Tourist Movement

Bulgarians are celebrating the 120th anniversary of the tourist movement in the country with an ascent of the highest peak of mountain Vitosha – Cherni Vrah on Saturday.

Business » Tourism | January 17, 2015, Saturday // 11:03 | Viewed: 974

Bulgaria to Be Split Into 9 Tourist Regions by End of January

Bulgaria's Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova announced on Friday that the division of the country into 9 tourist regions will take place until the end of January.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2015, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 2558

Bansko Municipality Seeks to Become Concessionaire of Dobrinishte Ski Zone

The Bansko Municipality seeks to sign a concession contract for the ski zone near Dobrinishte, as well as the new tourism zones delineated in the forthcoming management plan of the Pirin National Park, according to Bansko Mayor Geogi Ikonomov.

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2015, Friday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgarian Ski Resorts Anticipate 4-5% Growth in Tourist Numbers

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has predicted a 4-5% growth in tourist numbers on the basis of the good start of the winter season.

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2015, Friday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1066

Bulgarian Mountains, Churches Appear on Google Street View

Panoramic photos of Bulgaria's most beautiful mountain regions have been included in Google's Street View service.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2014, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2267

Plovdiv Airport to Receive Chartered Flights from Turkey

This winter the Plovdiv airport will receive chartered flights with Turkish tourists arriving for a ski holiday in Bulgaria's mountain resorts, said Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova at the opening ceremony of the ski season in Pamporovo.

Business » Tourism | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1238

Bulgaria's Winter Resorts Open Ski Season

Bulgaria's largest ski resorts – Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo open this year's ski season on Saturday, reports the bTV national channel.

Business » Tourism | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1637

Ski Legend Girardelli to Advise Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister

Ski racing legend Marc Girardelli will be advisor to Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | December 12, 2014, Friday // 20:15 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgaria May Advertise As Tourist Destination In Spain

Bulgaria may attract tourists by advertising as a destination at Spain's airports, bus and train stations and in the AVE high-speed trains, said Spain's Minister Of Public Works Ana Pastor at a meeting with Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 14:29 | Viewed: 949

Bulgaria to Ease Visa Issuing for Turkish Tourists During Winter

Bulgaria will relax the process of issuing visas to Turkish citizens during winter months to give a boost to its tourism sector, the Tourism Ministry said on Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgaria To Create E-Registry of Its Tourist Destinations

Bulgaria's Tourism Ministry will create an electronic registry of all tourist destinations in the country, said Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova during the opening of the International Meeting Of Touroperators in Plovdiv.

Business » Tourism | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 16:43 | Viewed: 3837

Trips by Bulgarians Abroad Dip in October, Foreigners’ Visits Rise

The number of Bulgarians travelling abroad fell by 1.8% year-on-year in October, reaching 300,900, the statistics office said on Thursday.

Business » Tourism | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 795

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Invites Deputy to Resign

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has expressed hopes that her deputy, Branimir Botev, will step down.

Business » Tourism | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 3485