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Bulgarian Truckers’ Plans to Close Border with Greece Threaten Losses for Tour Operators

Plans by Bulgarian road hauliers to halt traffic at crossings on the border with Greece during Orthodox Easter holidays threaten to incur huge losses to tour operators and hotel owners, bTV broadcaster reported on Friday, citing industry sources.

Business » Tourism | April 22, 2016, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 5382

Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach Tops Bargain Destinations for UK Tourists in Europe - Survey

Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach remains the best value-for-money holiday destination for British tourists in 2016 for the third straight year, a new survey has shown.

Business » Tourism | April 17, 2016, Sunday // 10:57 | Viewed: 16591

Seven Entries Compete to Become Bulgaria's New Tourist Logo

Seven entries were shortlisted to proceed to the next stage of the national competition that is to select the new tourist logo of Bulgaria, the tourism ministry informed on Friday.

Business » Tourism | April 15, 2016, Friday // 17:26 | Viewed: 5042

Bulgaria Strives to Become Year-Round Tourist Destination

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova stated that one of the main aims of the tourism ministry is to turn Bulgaria into a year-round tourist destination.

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 4841

Overnights in Bulgarian Hotels Increase in February

The number of overnights spent in Bulgarian hotels and other short-stay accommodation facilities has increased by 16.

Business » Tourism | April 11, 2016, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 4243

Bulgaria-Morocco Charter Flights to Begin September

Charter flights will be connecting Bulgaria and Morocco starting in September, the Moroccan Embassy has said.

Business » Tourism | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 4509

Bulgaria to Have New Tourism Logo in May

A jury is to pick Bulgaria's new tourism logo early in May among proposals submitted to the country's Tourism Ministry by Tuesday, April 05.

Business » Tourism | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 4299

Survey Puts Bulgaria among Europe's 3 Most Welcoming Tourist Destinations

A survey has ranked Bulgaria among Europe's three friendliest tourist destination.

Business » Tourism | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 5272

Analysts Predict Bulgarians Will Spend BGN 350 M Over May Holidays

According to forecasts of the Institute for tourism studies and analyses, Bulgarians will spend more than BGN 350 M on trips during the forthcoming May holidays.

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2016, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3823

Ryanair to Open New Base in Sofia

Budget carrier Ryanair has announced that it will open a new base at Sofia Airport from 30 October and launch a new winter routes to the Bulgarian capital city from Liverpool and Glasgow.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 6067

Tourism Minister Promoting Bulgaria on US Visit

Bulgaria should use public-private partnerships to a bigger extent to develop its tourism industry as they do in the United States, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 4532

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increased by 9.8 % Y/Y in February

Bulgarian citizens completed a total of 281 360 trips abroad in February this year, which represented 9.

Business » Tourism | March 28, 2016, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4326

Bulgaria Expects 30 % Rise of Charter Flights to Varna, Burgas This Summer

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said that 30 % growth in the number of planned charter flights to the Black Sea cities of Varna and Burgas is expected this summer compared to last year.

Business » Tourism | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 5166

Paris Tourism Expo Notes Surprising Interest in Bulgaria as Holiday Destination

The organisers of the Paris world tourism exposition note that there is a surprisingly high interest towards Bulgaria as a holiday destination this year.

Business » Tourism | March 18, 2016, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 6521

Bulgarian Tourism Ministry to Drop Proposed Camping Ban

Bulgaria's tourism ministry will drop a proposed ban on camping on the entire territory of the country, which was featured in draft amendments to the Tourism Act.

Business » Tourism | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 08:40 | Viewed: 5446

Bulgaria 'Increasingly Popular' as Holiday Destination

The number of holiday bookings for Bulgaria has been surging, with tour operators expecting to make up for decreasing numbers of Russian tourists registered last year.

Business » Tourism | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 6713

Bulgaria Expects Rise in German Tourist Numbers in Summer 2016  

German tour operator TUI will increase by 35% its charter flights from Germany to Varna and Burgas, on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, in Summer 2016 compared with last year, Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | March 11, 2016, Friday // 18:54 | Viewed: 5363

Bulgaria's Angelkova to Attend World's Largest Tourism Trade Fair in Berlin

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will participate in the opening of the world's largest tourism trade fair ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin), which will be held in the German capital between Tuesday and Sunday.

Business » Tourism | March 9, 2016, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 4654

Bulgaria Reports Growing Interest Towards Rural Tourism

The Association of Bulgarian Villages reported a considerable increase in the interest towards rural tourism.

Business » Tourism | March 7, 2016, Monday // 14:56 | Viewed: 5501

AirBaltic to Start Operating Flights Between Burgas, Riga in May

The Latvian airline AirBaltic will operate seasonal flights between the Bulgarian Black Sea port of Burgas and Riga starting from May 25.

Business » Tourism | March 7, 2016, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 4742

Bulgarians Spent Over BGN 130 M on Trips During National Holiday

Bulgarians have spent more than BGN 130 M on trips in the days around the country's national holiday (Liberation Day) which was celebrated on Thursday.

Business » Tourism | March 4, 2016, Friday // 14:02 | Viewed: 4811