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Rise in Number of Tourists to Bulgaria Expected This Winter

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said the number of foreign visitors to Bulgaria for the winter tourist season is expected to be 5 to 7% up compared to the previous year.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2015, Saturday // 11:41 | Viewed: 4032

Former Bulgarian Royal Summer Residence to Reopen for Visitors in Spring

The former royal summer residence of Evksinograd will reopen for tourist visits in the spring of next year after it has remained closed for renovation for nearly two years.

Business » Tourism | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3095

Tourism Minister Expects 30% More Russian Visitors to Bulgaria Next Year

Bulgaria is expecting an increase in the number of Russian tourists to Bulgaria in 2016, the country's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | December 21, 2015, Monday // 16:45 | Viewed: 2887

Turkish Airlines Adds 4 More Weekly Flights between Sofia and Istanbul

Turkey's national flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines has announced it is increasing the number of flights it performs per week between Sofia and Istanbul.

Business » Tourism | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 3728

Tourism Minister Expects 1.2 Million Tourists to Visit Bulgaria This Winter

According to Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova, there was high likelihood that 1.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2015, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2401

Overnight Stays in Bulgarian Hotels Rise 3.7% Y/Y in October

The number of overnight stays in Bulgarian hotels and other accommodation facilities rose by 3.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2642

Officials Discuss Setting Up of Call Centre for Russian Tourists in Bulgaria

Bulgarian and Russian officials discussed the idea of setting up a specialised call centre in Bulgaria, which is to provide up-to-date information to Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgaria’s Only Operating Narrow-Gauge Railway Turns 70

Many people gathered in the town of Septemvri on Wednesday to celebrate with a special folklore programme the 70th anniversary of the only operating narrow-gauge railway in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2603

Tourism Minister: 4.5 Million Foreigners Visited Bulgaria Last Summer

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova stated on Saturday that 4.

Business » Tourism | December 5, 2015, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 2841

Bulgarian Ski Resorts to Keep Prices Flat from Last Year

Bulgarian ski resorts will keep prices unchanged from last year for Winter 2015-16, bTV reported on Friday, citing information provided by the authorities in Bansko, Pamporovo and Borovets.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2015, Friday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2696

Retro Tram to Start Functioning as Tourist Information Center in Sofia

A renovated retro tram will become the fifth tourist information center in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 4134

Bulgaria's Krushuna Waterfalls to Remain Closed for Tourists Over Winter Season

The Krushuna waterfalls, located near the Bulgarian town of Letnitsa in the region of Lovech, will remain closed for tourists over the winter season.

Business » Tourism | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 3154

Tourism Minister Expects 1.5 Million Russians to Visit Bulgaria in 2016

Bulgaria has the capacity to welcome one and a half million Russian tourists next summer.

Business » Tourism | November 29, 2015, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2924

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad, Visits of Foreign Residents Rise in October

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad has increased by 11.

Business » Tourism | November 27, 2015, Friday // 20:11 | Viewed: 2561

Bulgarian Tourism Industry Feels Modestly Optimistic about Winter Season

Representatives of the tourist sector are moderate optimists that the forthcoming winter season in Bulgaria will be a successful one.

Business » Tourism | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2921

Go2Balkans Conference to Look for Joint Tourism Promotion in SE Europe

A Southeastern European conference called Go2Balkans is due to begin in Sofia on Wednesday bringing together tour operators, hoteliers and municipalities from Bulgaria and the wider region.

Business » Tourism | November 23, 2015, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2223

Ukraine’s Wind Rose to Start Regular Flights from Kiev to Bulgaria’s Sofia

Regular passenger flights between the capital cities of Bulgaria and Ukraine will resume soon, Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Andrei Pivovarsky said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | November 13, 2015, Friday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3215

Bulgaria Aims to Boost Brand Awareness of Its Tourism Sector

Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry is focused on making the country “a year-round destination and among the top destinations in Europe,” Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | November 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2964

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Register 10.8 % Y/Y Increase in September

In the month of September, Bulgarians completed 450 922 trips abroad, which represented an increase of 10.8 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | October 27, 2015, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2668

Bulgaria to Introduce Facilitated Visa Procedure for Turkish Tourists

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova promised to facilitate the procedure on the issuing of visas to Turkish citizens.

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2826

Bulgarian Tour Operators Experience Hardest Year in Past Decade

The chairperson of the Association of Bulgarian tour operators and travel agents, Bayko Baykov, said on Monday that Bulgarian tourism is experiencing its hardest year in the past decade

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 3151