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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: 6712

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: 5361

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: 5500

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

Forecasts Predict 40 % Drop in Bulgarian Tourists to Greece Due to Blockade

Forecasts are predicting 40 % drop in the number of Bulgarian tourists visiting Greece over the long weekend which begins on Thursday with the celebration of Bulgaria’s national holiday (Liberation Day) and lasts until Sunday.

Business » Tourism | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 5541

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increased by 4 % Y/Y in January

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, Bulgarians completed 306 856 trips abroad in the first month of this year, which represented an increase of 4 % compared to January 2015.

Business » Tourism | March 1, 2016, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4643

Bulgaria’s Bansko Reports 15-20 % Drop in Greek Tourists Due to Blockade

The Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko registered a drop of 15-20 % in the number of Greek tourists in the past month due to the blockades staged by Greek farmers at checkpoints along the border with Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | February 29, 2016, Monday // 12:02 | Viewed: 5128

Bulgarian Tourism to Be Presented at Russian Duma Hearings

Bulgaria will be presented as an year-round tourist destination during the Russian

Business » Tourism | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 4989

Skyscanner Lists Bulgaria Among Best Destinations for Cheap Summer Holiday for 2016

UK-based global travel search site Skyscanner has named Bulgaria one of the best-value holiday destinations this year, travel.

Business » Tourism | February 23, 2016, Tuesday // 21:20 | Viewed: 10090

Bulgaria’s Embassy in Moscow Expects 30% Rise in Russian Tourist Numbers

The number of Russian tourists visiting Bulgaria in 2016 is expected to increase by 30% compared with last year, a Bulgarian diplomatic official has said.

Business » Tourism | February 16, 2016, Tuesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 4628

Thomas Cook 'Adds 50 000 Airline Seats' to Bulgaria

Travel company Thomas Cook will add more than 50 000 airline seats to the airports of Varna and Burgas in 2016, Bulgaria's biggest Black Sea cities, media outlets report.

Business » Tourism | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 13:48 | Viewed: 5925

Russia Is Strategic Partner in Tourism for Bulgaria, Angelkova Tells TASS

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Friday that Russia is a partner of strategic importance in the area of tourism for her country, TASS reported.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2016, Friday // 18:37 | Viewed: 4712

Free Map of Wine Routes Guides Tourists in Bulgaria's Melnik Region

A free map of wine routes in the Bulgarian region of Melnik is seeking to encourage the development of wine tourism in the area.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2016, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 5543

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Voted 3rd in European Best Destinations Ranking

Plovdiv, the second-largest Bulgarian city, has made it into the top three of the European Best Destinations 2016 ranking.

Business » Tourism | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 22:36 | Viewed: 7548

Sofia Hosts 33rd Edition of Holiday & Spa International Tourist Fair

The Bulgarian capital will host the 33rd edition of the Holiday & Spa Expo International Tourist Fair.

Business » Tourism | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 4691

Revenues from Short-term Accommodation Increased in Bulgaria in December 2015

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Wednesday, the revenues generated from nights spent at places of short-term accommodation amounted to BGN 36 in December last year.

Business » Tourism | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 4162

Bulgaria Leads in Early Bookings for Summer 2016 at TUI Russia

Officials at TUI Russia believe that Bulgaria has all the chances to become the most sought-after destination for ​​early booking by Russian tourists this summer, Travel Russian News reported on Friday.

Business » Tourism | February 5, 2016, Friday // 22:08 | Viewed: 10275

Two Bulgarian Resorts Rank Among Ten Cheapest Destinations for Russian Tourists

The Bulgarian Black Sea resorts of Sunny Beach and Golden Sands rank among the ten cheapest destinations for Russian tourists this year.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 5522

Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa Ranks Among 30 Most Beautiful Towns in Europe

According to the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA), the Bulgarian town of Koprvishtitsa ranks among the thirty most beautiful towns in Europe.

Business » Tourism | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 13:45 | Viewed: 9215