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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: 5229

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: 5589

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: 5015

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: 5277

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: 5057

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: 5400

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: 4547

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: 7032

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: 5357

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: 5030

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: 5228

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: 6983

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: 5760

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: 6805

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: 5682

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: 4724

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: 5631

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: 4818

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: 4888

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: 5562

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: 4659