Boris Kanev and Marta Samalea, a couple from Bulgaria, needed 511 days to hitch-hike across Asia to reach India, Hindustan Times has reported.
Low-cost airline carrier easyJet launches Sofia- London Stansted flights in December.
Turkey, Egypt and Bulgaria have become the most popular destinations for Russian tourists this summer, the Association of Russian Tour Operators said on Thursday, citing data provided by TUI Russia.
The Black Sea resorts of Varna, in Bulgaria, and Sochi, in Russia are the best budget flight destinations for Russian tourists who want to spend summer holidays with their children, TASS reported on Wednesday.
The agency issuing visas to Bulgaria for Russians has moved to raise the price of visas as of June 29.
Bulgaria could be one of the countries benefitting from the deflection of the tourist stream away from Tunisia, according to a Reuters report, as quoted by South China Morning Post.
The forecast dramatic 60-70% decrease in the number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists is proving to be a false alarm, with bookings indicating a 10-20% decline, according to Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
The visa regime for short-term stay of up to 90 days in Bulgaria for Russian nationals will remain in place.
The Bulgarian Commission on Consumer Protection will be launching mass inspections of clubs along the seaside resorts.
Improved weather conditions compared to last year and low euro will contribute to a better tourism season despite the expected drop in numbers of Russian and Ukrainian tourists, the head of a tourism think-tank says.
The star of Bollywood cinema Ajay Devgan will participate in a promotional video on Bulgaria advertising the country as a tourist destination, which will be broadcasted in India.
The Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova announced that the country was granted the approval of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to create a World Tourism Museum in Sofia.
UK tourists can book a bargain holiday in several countries in Europe including Bulgaria this summer thanks to the strong British pound, according to dailymail.co.uk
A new holiday village, The White Lagoon, located on the territory of Bulgaria’s northeastern Kavarna municipality, will be officially opened on June 11 at noon.
A possible extension of one of the European cycle routes to Bulgaria will be discussed in the city of Ruse on Tuesday.
Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova will open a meeting of the Danubian countries devoted to sustainable tourism through cooperation and efficient use of EU funds and investments.
Bulgaria Air has released cheaper plane tickets to Germany's Dusseldorf and Russia's Moscow.
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