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Bulgaria's Plovdiv Among Lonely Planet's Best Travel Destinations 2015

Bulgarian city of Plovdiv has been ranked 6th in a list of the hottest destinations in the world to visit in 2015 which have been announced by travel publisher Lonely Planet.

Business » Tourism | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 3747

Bulgaria's Varna Registers Higher Revenues, Fewer Tourists in Summer 2014

Hotels in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna have reported some BGN 163M revenue in the period June-August, according to data released by the regional statistical office.

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2014, Monday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1156

Bulgaria's Tourism Sees Growth in Revenue, Number of Visits in 2014

Tourism continues to be a major sector in Bulgaria's economy, registering a growth in revenue and in the number of tourists, according to an analysis of the Institute of Marketing at the request of the Ministry of Economy and Energy.

Business » Tourism | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 19:58 | Viewed: 2020

Bulgaria's St. Anastasia Island Attracts Over 45,000 Tourists in Summer Months

The Saint Anastasia island near Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas has been visited by 45 000 tourists during the summer months, announced by the local municipality.

Business » Tourism | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1752

Number Of Tourists In Bulgaria Drops

The number of EU tourists in Bulgaria has dropped by 15.5% since the beginning of the year, shows data of the Association of touroperators and tour agencies (ABTTA), quoted by Dnevnik.bg.

Business » Tourism | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2186

Banitsa, Coffee, Pickled Egg Each Worth USD 1 in Different European Countries - Survey

A survey of the hostel booking website Hostelworld.com has found at least one thing a person can buy in each European country for just one dollar.

Business » Tourism | October 6, 2014, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1298

Balkan Holidays Adds 4 Belfast-Burgas Flights for Summer 2015

Balkan Holidays is adding four flights from Belfast to Burgas next year to meet demand for holidaymaking at Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Slanchev Bryag.

Business » Tourism | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 2047

Bulgarian Experts Demand Separate Tourism Ministry

Experts and representatives of a range of political parties have agreed on the need to establish a separate Tourism Ministry.

Business » Tourism | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1229

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad See Slight Increase in August Y/Y

In August 2014, the number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 460.2 thousand or by 2.8% above the registered in August 2013.

Business » Tourism | September 29, 2014, Monday // 12:47 | Viewed: 849

Bulgarian Caretaker Minister Emphasizes Increase in Tourist Numbers, Revenues

Bulgaria’s caretaker Economy Minister in charge of Tourism, Branimir Botev, has opposed gloomy forecasts about the sector.

Business » Tourism | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 15:58 | Viewed: 6065

Russia to Evacuate 300 Tourists Stranded in Bulgaria on Friday

Russia’s Turpomosch will evacuate on Friday more than 300 clients of Solvex-Tourne and Versa who have been stranded in Bulgarian resorts since the two Russian tour firms suspended operations.

Business » Tourism | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 4453

Bulgarian Hoteliers Stage Protest to Demand Separate Tourism Ministry

Bulgarian hoteliers will stage a protest Wednesday at a section of the Burgas- Sunny Beach near Aheloy to demand a separate ministry of tourism and a solution to a number of other problems.

Business » Tourism | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 3832

Every Third Bulgarian Tourist to Spend September Holidays in Greece

Many Bulgarians will spend the long weekend including September 22, Bulgarian Independence Day, in one of the neighboring countries.

Business » Tourism | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1100

Two Russian Tour Firms’ Clients Stranded Abroad to Be Back Home Soon

Russia’s Turpomosch will soon complete the evacuation of Russian tourists stranded in hotels abroad after tour operators Yuzhnii Krest and Solvex-Tour halted operations.

Business » Tourism | September 15, 2014, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 5810

Yet Another Russian Touroperator Goes Bankrupt

Yuzhnii Krest, yet another Russian touroperator, filed for bankruptcy, reports ITAR-TASS.

Business » Tourism | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 818

Russian Tour Operator Solvex-Tourne Suspends Activities

Major Saint Petersburg tour operator Solvex-Tourne has suspended activities as of Monday, Russia's Union of Tourism Industry reported, as cited by Russian media outlets.

Business » Tourism | September 8, 2014, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria's Tourism Sector Expects 10% Decline in 2014

The Association of Bulgarian Tour Operators expects over 10% tourism decline this year, mainly due to the weak summer season and the lack of advertising.

Business » Tourism | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1599

Sofia Hotels In Top 10 Of World's Cleanest

The hotels in Bulgaria's Sofia are in the Top 10 list of cleanest hotels in world capitals, shows a survey of the Hotel.info portal.

Business » Tourism | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1657

Expert Predicts 20% Growth in Bulgarian Tourists in Greece by end-2014

Bulgaria expects a 20% growth in the number of Bulgarian tourists in Greece by end-2014, according to the Institute for Analysis and Assessment of Tourism.

Business » Tourism | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1237

Price Cuts at Bulgaria’s Black Sea Resorts Reach 50% in September

Tourists can spend their holidays at Bulgarian southern Black Sea coast at prices up to 50% lower, due to the traditional September discounts.

Business » Tourism | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1920

Foreign Visitors To Bulgaria Increase In July

Number of foreign visitors to Bulgaria grew by 4.9% in July 2014, year-on-year, according to data of the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1381