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Algarve, Bulgaria, Cape Town 'Cheap for Holiday Spending'

Algarve in Portugal is the cheapest place for British tourists willing to travel without leaving Europe, followed by Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach, a new report suggests.

Business » Tourism | January 15, 2016, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 3768

Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics

Bulgaria will be promoted as a tourist destination at the 2016 Olympic Games which will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer.

Business » Tourism | January 15, 2016, Friday // 09:07 | Viewed: 3895

Russian Tourists Visiting Bulgarian Winter Resorts Increase 3% - Industry Source

Russia’s Ural Tourism Association (UAT) has said that the number of Russian tourists spending their winter holidays in Bulgarian resorts increased by about 3% this season, reaching some 370,000 by early January, TASS reported on Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 2783

Bulgaria Visited by 110 000 during Winter Holidays

Around 110 000 foreign nationals have visited Bulgaria for the winter holidays, a tourism official has saidGreece, Macedonia, Serbia and Romania were the main source of tourists to the country between December 15 and January 06, according to Rumen Dragano

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2449

More Visitors to Bulgaria's Ski Resorts during Christmas Holidays This Season

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said more people visited ski resorts in the country around Christmas and New Year compared to the 2014-2015 winter holidays.

Business » Tourism | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2555

Over 32 000 Tourists Visited Bulgaria's Pamporovo During Christmas Holidays

More than 32 000 tourists visited the Bulgarian winter resort of Pamporovo over the festive period spanning Christmas and New Year.

Business » Tourism | January 4, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2761

Bulgaria Launches Billboard Campaign to Stimulate Domestic Tourism

The Bulgarian tourism ministry and municipalities are launching a billboard campaign aimed at stimulating domestic tourism.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2015, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2509

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increase by 12.7 % Y/Y in November

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, the trips of Bulgarian citizens abroad in November 2015 amounted to 305 184, which represented an increase of 12.

Business » Tourism | December 28, 2015, Monday // 21:55 | Viewed: 2022

Hürriyet Daily: Springtime in Turkey-Bulgaria Relations

Turkey's English-language Hürriyet Daily News has published a piece quoting Turkish officials who praise Bulgaria-Turkey relations and bilateral exchange in tourism, culture, and even investment.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2015, Saturday // 12:07 | Viewed: 2703

Rise in Number of Tourists to Bulgaria Expected This Winter

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said the number of foreign visitors to Bulgaria for the winter tourist season is expected to be 5 to 7% up compared to the previous year.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2015, Saturday // 11:41 | Viewed: 4933

Former Bulgarian Royal Summer Residence to Reopen for Visitors in Spring

The former royal summer residence of Evksinograd will reopen for tourist visits in the spring of next year after it has remained closed for renovation for nearly two years.

Business » Tourism | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3299

Tourism Minister Expects 30% More Russian Visitors to Bulgaria Next Year

Bulgaria is expecting an increase in the number of Russian tourists to Bulgaria in 2016, the country's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | December 21, 2015, Monday // 16:45 | Viewed: 3152

Turkish Airlines Adds 4 More Weekly Flights between Sofia and Istanbul

Turkey's national flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines has announced it is increasing the number of flights it performs per week between Sofia and Istanbul.

Business » Tourism | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 4078

Tourism Minister Expects 1.2 Million Tourists to Visit Bulgaria This Winter

According to Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova, there was high likelihood that 1.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2015, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2748

Overnight Stays in Bulgarian Hotels Rise 3.7% Y/Y in October

The number of overnight stays in Bulgarian hotels and other accommodation facilities rose by 3.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2977

Officials Discuss Setting Up of Call Centre for Russian Tourists in Bulgaria

Bulgarian and Russian officials discussed the idea of setting up a specialised call centre in Bulgaria, which is to provide up-to-date information to Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1990

Bulgaria’s Only Operating Narrow-Gauge Railway Turns 70

Many people gathered in the town of Septemvri on Wednesday to celebrate with a special folklore programme the 70th anniversary of the only operating narrow-gauge railway in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2745

Tourism Minister: 4.5 Million Foreigners Visited Bulgaria Last Summer

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova stated on Saturday that 4.

Business » Tourism | December 5, 2015, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 2957

Bulgarian Ski Resorts to Keep Prices Flat from Last Year

Bulgarian ski resorts will keep prices unchanged from last year for Winter 2015-16, bTV reported on Friday, citing information provided by the authorities in Bansko, Pamporovo and Borovets.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2015, Friday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2753

Retro Tram to Start Functioning as Tourist Information Center in Sofia

A renovated retro tram will become the fifth tourist information center in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 4277

Bulgaria's Krushuna Waterfalls to Remain Closed for Tourists Over Winter Season

The Krushuna waterfalls, located near the Bulgarian town of Letnitsa in the region of Lovech, will remain closed for tourists over the winter season.

Business » Tourism | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 3279