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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: 5421

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: 4664

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: 7215

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: 5398

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: 5032

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: 5256

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: 7012

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: 5770

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: 6835

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: 5713

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: 4751

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: 5643

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: 4833

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: 4896

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: 5572

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: 4663

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: 5329

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: 5086

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: 10284

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: 4679

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: 6009