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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: 2224

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: 3218

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: 2969

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: 3158

World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria

World-famous film stars appear in a new commercial promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia announced on Sunday.

Business » Tourism | October 11, 2015, Sunday // 18:00 | Viewed: 4165

Bulgaria's Svoge: a Starting Point to Explore Beautiful Iskar Gorge

Novinite is republishing a second (after the one about Lakatnik) story by our reader Leon de Leeuw, who visited the area of Lakatnik, a place not far from Bulgaria's capital Sofia which has much to offer to hikers and nature lovers.

Business » Tourism | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 5514

Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo Ranks as Third Most Affordable Tourist Destination in World

The medieval Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo ranks as the third most affordable tourist destination in the world.

Business » Tourism | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 5491

Trips Abroad by Bulgarians Rise 11% in August, Foreign Visitors Up 2.3%

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad rose by 11.

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2015, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2113

Bulgaria Working on Joint 'Balkan' Tourism Product

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said that Bulgaria is to present a joint tourism product with "neighboring Balkan countries".

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2015, Monday // 00:36 | Viewed: 2594

Bulgaria's Lakatnik - a Top Choice to Enjoy Stunning Natural Sceneries

Novinite is republishing a story by our reader Leon de Leeuw, who visited the area of Lakatnik, a place not far from Bulgaria's capital Sofia which has much to offer to hikers and nature lovers.

Business » Tourism | September 25, 2015, Friday // 18:37 | Viewed: 4360

Sofia Registers 5.7% More Tourists in January-June 2015

There have been at least 485 200 tourists arriving in Bulgaria's capital Sofia over the first six months of this year.

Business » Tourism | September 20, 2015, Sunday // 13:25 | Viewed: 4083

Bulgaria Issues Belgrade-Budapest Route Travel Warning Due to Migrant Crisis in Hungary

Bulgaria on Tuesday warned its citizens to avoid using the main land route linking Serbia’s capital Belgrade with Hungary’s Budapest after Hungarian authorities closed Roszke border crossing for cars and passengers to stem migrant influx.

Business » Tourism | September 15, 2015, Tuesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 6396

Bulgaria, Portugal to Deepen Cooperation in Tourism

The Bulgarian government approved at its regular meeting on Wednesday a draft protocol for cooperation between the country's Tourism Ministry and the Economy Ministry of Portugal.

Business » Tourism | September 9, 2015, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2686

Minister to Present Online Register Featuring All Tourist Sites in Bulgaria

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will officially present on Tuesday an online register featuring all tourist sites in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | September 8, 2015, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 2706

Sofia Airport Reports 11 % Increase in Number of Passengers in August

The airport of the Bulgarian capital serviced 418 846 passengers in August, which represented an increase of 11 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2015, Monday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2537

8000-Year-Old Neolithic Settlement to Become New Tourist Attraction of Sofia

The neolithic settlement in the Slatina neighbourhood will become one of the tourist attractions of the Bulgarian capital next year.

Business » Tourism | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 3065

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Record 16.5 % Increase in July

Bulgarians made 528 604 trips abroad in July, which represented an increase of 16.5 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 21:16 | Viewed: 4231

Tourist Trips by Bulgarians Drop 5.1% Y/Y in Q2 2015

A total of 810,100 Bulgarian nationals made tourist trips in the second quarter of 2015, a decrease of 5.1% compared to the same period of last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | August 21, 2015, Friday // 19:55 | Viewed: 3891

Bulgaria Luring Russian Tourists with Low Prices, Eased Visa Rules

Bulgaria hopes to retain its appeal among Russian tourists by offering competitively low prices and easing visa requirements, the Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | August 21, 2015, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 5018