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Bulgarian Tourists Stuck on Santorini by General Strike in Greece

About 500 Bulgarian tourists remain stuck on Greece’s Aegean island of Santorini due to a strike of ferry companies, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster bTV reported on Friday.

Business » Tourism | May 6, 2016, Friday // 10:59 | Viewed: 3591

Bulgaria Air Adds Weekly Flights to Lisbon, Alicante from Sofia

Sofia Airport has started offering two new seasonal destinations: to Lisbon, Portugal and Alicante, Spain.

Business » Tourism | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 2640

Bulgaria to Keep Old Tourist Logo As All Proposals Rejected

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Sunday that the country would continue to use its current tourist logo for the moment.

Business » Tourism | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2912

Network of Electric Bicycles to Connect Bulgaria, Romania

A network of electric bicycles will connect Bulgaria and Romania.

Business » Tourism | April 29, 2016, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 4918

Competition for New Tourist Logo of Bulgaria Fails to Select Winner

A fifteen-member jury, including representatives from the media and the tourist sector as well as marketing and PR specialists, failed to select a winner in the competition for a new tourist logo of Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 20:56 | Viewed: 3856

Over 100 000 Romanians Expected to Visit Bulgaria over Easter Holiday

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova expects more than 100 000 Romanians to visit Bulgaria during the forthcoming Orthodox Easter.

Business » Tourism | April 22, 2016, Friday // 18:28 | Viewed: 4925

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: 5535

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: 16902

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: 5189

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: 4942

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: 4352

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: 4613

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: 4399

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: 5381

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: 3890

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: 6306

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: 4666

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: 4427

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: 5214

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: 6650

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: 5503