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Bulgaria Increasingly Popular as Pilgrimage Destination

Bulgaria is expecting a 7% increase of pilgrimage tourist trips in 2012, according to the Director of the Institute for Tourism Analyses and Assessments, Rumen Draganov.

Business » Tourism | August 6, 2012, Monday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1809

Surprise Check Finds Rampant Violations at Bulgarian Beaches

A surprise check by the Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development has found that almost all beaches on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast operate in violation of contracts.

Business » Tourism | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1482

Bulgarian Ski Resort Bansko Boasts Successful Summer Season

Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko is expected to welcome over 15 000 tourists in August, according to Georgi Ikonmov, mayor of the municipality.

Business » Tourism | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1990

Cross-City Bus Tickets in Bulgaria Up by 4-7%

Prices of cross-city bus tickets in Bulgaria increase by BGN 1-2 as of August 1 over higher fuel prices.

Business » Tourism | August 1, 2012, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1062

Bulgaria Invites Israeli Journalists in Bid to Boost Tourism

Bulgaria will organize trips for Israeli journalists as part of its tourism advertisement campaign in the country, it was made clear during a Bulgarian official's visit to Israel.

Business » Tourism | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 688

Bulgarians Handling Israeli Groups Trained in Counter-Terror

Bulgarian tour operators who work with Israeli tourists will undergo special training to detect terrorists, according to the country's Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Tourism | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 766

Bulgarian EconMin Sets on Trip to Israel

Bulgarian Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan Dobrev, left Monday for a two-day visit to Israel.

Business » Tourism | July 30, 2012, Monday // 10:20 | Viewed: 694

Port Burgas to Open Passenger Terminal by Oct 2013

Port Burgas is to open a passenger terminal and Bulgaria's state-owned Port Infrastructure company has launched a public procurement for the project.

Business » Tourism | July 27, 2012, Friday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1884

Bulgaria Sees 7.4% Increase in Foreign Tourists June 2012 Y/Y

A 7.4% year on year increase was registered in the number of tourists who visited Bulgaria in June 2012, according to the country's National Statistical Institute.

Business » Tourism | July 27, 2012, Friday // 12:32 | Viewed: 752

Buses in Bulgaria Quit Parcel Deliveries amid Heightened Security Concerns

Bus drivers in Bulgaria will no longer deliver parcels, according to Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Business » Tourism | July 27, 2012, Friday // 09:07 | Viewed: 697

Lifts on Sofia's Vitosha Mtn to Function Starting Aug 1

Controversial Bulgarian Vitosha Ski company officially stated it will re-launch the lifts it owns on the Vitosha Mountain near Bulgarian capital Sofia next Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | July 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 907

Israeli Tourists Have Always Liked Bulgaria - Honorary Consul

Israeli tourists have always liked Bulgaria, according to Orlin Mandov, newly appointed Honorary Consul of Israel in Burgas.

Business » Tourism | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 912

Bulgaria Signs Up Major German Tour Operators for Ad Campaigns

Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Tourism is starting campaigns to advertise Bulgaria as a tourist destination in cooperation with major German tour operators, the institution announced Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1818

23 Israel-Bulgaria Charter Flights Cancelled after Terror Act

A total of twenty three charter flights from Israel have been cancelled after the terror attack in the Black Sea city of Burgas, Bulgarian Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan Dobrev, informs.

Business » Tourism | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 846

Bulgarian Tourism Minister to Visit Israel to Stress Safety

Delyan Dobrev, Minister of Energy, Economy and Tourism, has argued that Bulgaria must persuade Israeli tourists that it is a safe holiday destination.

Business » Tourism | July 24, 2012, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 639

Israeli Tourism Minister to Visit Major Bulgaria Resorts

Israel's Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov is to visit Bulgaria's two largest Black Sea resort cities, Burgas and Varna, on Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | July 24, 2012, Tuesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 620

Israeli Tourists Keep Coming to Bulgaria after Terrorist Attack - EconMin

Bulgaria has received 32 charter flights from Israel, Bulgarian Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev said Monday, referring to the July 18 terrorist attack in Burgas in which a suicide bomber killed 5 Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver.

Business » Tourism | July 23, 2012, Monday // 19:59 | Viewed: 987

After Attack, Israeli Tourism Min Visits Bulgaria

Israeli Minister of Tourism Stas Misezhnikov will head a delegation to Bulgaria, days after a suicide attack killed 5 Israeli tourists in Burgas last Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | July 23, 2012, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 527

Israel, Bulgaria Looking to Retain Tourism Ties in Wake of Terror Attack

Israeli Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov is to visit Bulgaria on Monday in an effort to retain tourism ties in the aftermath of the deadly terror attack that killed five Israelis in the Black Sea city of Burgas on Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | July 22, 2012, Sunday // 15:47 | Viewed: 922

Israeli Tourists in Bulgaria Not Frightened - EconMin

The Israeli tourists in Bulgaria are not frightened in the aftermath of the terror attack that killed five Israelis in Burgas on Wednesday, according to Delyan Dobrev, Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 20, 2012, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 732

No Tangible Outflow of Israeli Tourists after Burgas Bus Bombing

Wednesday's terror attack targeting Israeli tourists in Bulgaria has only led to one-off cases of cancelled holiday reservations, according to Delyan Dobrev, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 19, 2012, Thursday // 16:23 | Viewed: 765
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