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Süddeutsche Zeitung: Bulgaria’s Bansko – Monopoly in the Snow

Munich-based daily Süddeutsche Zeitung has devoted an article to the controversy surrounding the plans for the construction of a second gondola lift in the Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko.

Business » Tourism | February 23, 2015, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3392

Bulgarians Completed More Tourist Trips at End of 2014

In the last quarter of 2014 over 790 000 Bulgarian citizens completed tourist trips, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reports in its latest data, which was released on Friday.

Business » Tourism | February 20, 2015, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1155

Bulgarian Las Vegas to be Launched in Spring

Bulgarian tourism remains a quite attractive investment segment with projects worth approximately BGN 2.9 B to be launched across the country in months.

Business » Tourism | February 20, 2015, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2358

Tourist Destinations in Bulgaria To Be Listed on Register

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has made clear that a register of tourist destinations in the country is being prepared.

Business » Tourism | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1243

New Protests Begin Over Bansko Ski Zone

Protests on account of the suspension of building of new cable cars in Bansko and of the expansion of the Pirin mountain ski zone will take place on Tuesday on the main road E79.

Business » Tourism | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Awarded at Vacation and Spa Expo 2015

Plovdiv won in the category Re-establishing the Image of Bulgaria as a Tourist Destination at the forum Vacation and Spa Expo 2015, held in Sofia on February 12 to 14.

Business » Tourism | February 16, 2015, Monday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgaria's New Tourism Logo To Be Revealed

The new Bulgarian tourism logo will be officially presented in 10 days, as announced by Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business » Tourism | February 16, 2015, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1159

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Proposes Development of Pilgrimage Tourism

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has proposed a better promotion of the country's sacred sites to tourists and their inclusion in pilgrimage routes.

Business » Tourism | February 13, 2015, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1387

Sofia Hosts Holiday & SPA International Tourist Fair

Over 300 tour operators, hotels, municipalities and other tourism-oriented organisations will participate at the 32nd edition of the international tourist fair “Holiday and SPA Expo”.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1318

Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov agreed to simplify tourist visa procedures for citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Georgia.

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2015, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1834

Bulgaria's Plovidiv Hosts INDEX Forum To Boost Local Tourism

This is the first time in the history of INDEX when the event will take place in Eastern Europe, and is deemed to be of strategic importance for the development of the tourist sector in Plovdiv.

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2015, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 5554

Sports Minister Expects Green Light for Construction of 2nd Gondola Lift in Bansko

Bulgarian Sports Minister Krasen Kralev has said that he expects that the construction of a second gondola lift in the mountain resort of Bansko will be cleared by the working group set up over the matter.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1951

Bulgaria's Sozopol Enters Tourism for Tomorrow Award Shortlist

The Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol is among the finalists contending for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards this year, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s website.

Business » Tourism | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgaria Launches EU-funded Advertising Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to advertise 50 little-known tourist sites around the country.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2015, Monday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1862

Bulgaria, Turkey to Develop Joint Tourism Product

Representatives of major Turkish tour operators and travel agents will visit Bulgaria for a working meeting with Bulgarian colleagues to discuss the development of joint tourist products for far-off markets like China.

Business » Tourism | January 23, 2015, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1913

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 5.5 M on Advertising Tourism in 2015

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has presented plans to emphasize cultural and historical routes as a key point in the advertisement of Bulgaria as a tourist destination.

Business » Tourism | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1144

Govt, Environmentalists Can Reach Joint Decisions on Ski Tourism - Minister

Bulgaria’ Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has insisted that the government and environmentalists can reach joint decisions on ski tourism development.

Business » Tourism | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 820

Bulgaria Celebrates 120th Anniversary of Tourist Movement

Bulgarians are celebrating the 120th anniversary of the tourist movement in the country with an ascent of the highest peak of mountain Vitosha – Cherni Vrah on Saturday.

Business » Tourism | January 17, 2015, Saturday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1006

Bulgaria to Be Split Into 9 Tourist Regions by End of January

Bulgaria's Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova announced on Friday that the division of the country into 9 tourist regions will take place until the end of January.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2015, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 6009

Bansko Municipality Seeks to Become Concessionaire of Dobrinishte Ski Zone

The Bansko Municipality seeks to sign a concession contract for the ski zone near Dobrinishte, as well as the new tourism zones delineated in the forthcoming management plan of the Pirin National Park, according to Bansko Mayor Geogi Ikonomov.

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2015, Friday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1574

Bulgarian Ski Resorts Anticipate 4-5% Growth in Tourist Numbers

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has predicted a 4-5% growth in tourist numbers on the basis of the good start of the winter season.

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2015, Friday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1166