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Brit Tourist Threatens to Kill Himself in Bulgaria

A British tourist residing in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach has threatened he would kill himself, local police authorities revealed Saturday.

Business » Tourism | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2055

Bulgaria Expects 10% More Tourists in Summer Season

Bulgaria expects a 10% growth in tourists, according to Deputy Economy Minister in charge of tourism Ivaylo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1359

Protest Looms in Bulgaria's Largest Sea Resort

Some 500 hotel and restaurant owners, taxi drivers and salespeople rallied in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria's largest Black Sea resort, against regulations set by the company managing it.

Business » Tourism | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1553

Bulgaria Said to Offer Best-Value Summer Tourism Packages in EU

Bulgaria offers the best prices for vacations in the EU this summer, according to Blagoy Ragin, head of the Bulgarian Association of Restaurant and Hotel Owners.

Business » Tourism | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2184

Historical Sites in Bulgaria's Old Capital on Brink of Collapsing

The central Bulgaria city of Veliko Tarnovo, known as the country's historical old capital, still has a hard time solving the issue with crumbling buildings.

Business » Tourism | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2435

Bulgaria's Consumer Watchdog Opens Offices at Sea Resorts

The Bulgarian Commission for Consumer Protection (KZP) is opening seven new offices at summer resorts, where tourists can file complaints.

Business » Tourism | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgaria Ranked 4th by Romanians as Top Tourist Destination

Bulgaria is among the top tourist destinations for Romanian travelers, but the economic crisis has a negative influence on their vacation plans.

Business » Tourism | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1660

Turmoil Rages on Around Top Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

Hotel and restaurant owners from Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach blocked the road between major cities of Varna and Burgas in protest over regulations by the company managing the resorts.

Business » Tourism | June 11, 2011, Saturday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2105

Kyustendil Voted Top Spa Destination in Bulgaria

The western Bulgarian city of Kyustendil was voted "Most dynamically Developing SPA destination" at the second edition of the annual "Spa Nominations" ceremony.

Business » Tourism | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgaria's Summer Season Starts with Angry Protests

A number of Bulgarian hotel and restaurant owners and suppliers staged a protest Monday in the largest summer resort Sunny Beach.

Business » Tourism | June 6, 2011, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2517

Bulgaria Forecasts 10% Growth in Foreign Tourists' Number

The increase of the number of foreign holidaymakers during the summer season is expected to be about 10%, the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, told journalists Saturday.

Business » Tourism | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Introduces SMS Parking Fees

Bulgaria's popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach announced the introduction of parking SMS fees just as the high summer season is about to kick off.

Business » Tourism | May 27, 2011, Friday // 19:35 | Viewed: 3155

Double Tree by Hilton Welcomes Summer 2011 Guests on Bulgaria's Coast

The smell of chocolate chip cookies, a staple of the DoubleTree by Hilton, is already greeting the guests at the brand latest destination - the DoubleTree by Hilton Varna – Golden Sands on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | May 27, 2011, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 2703

Bulgarian Resort Albena Attracted 220 000 Tourists in 2010

One of Bulgaria's leading Black Sea resorts Albena attracted 221 000 tourists in the summer of 2011.

Business » Tourism | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1984

Bulgaria Ranked Cheapest Summer Holiday Destination

Bulgaria is the cheapest summer holiday destination according to a survey of the German automotive union ADAC.

Business » Tourism | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2333

DoubleTree by Hilton Varna on Bulgaria Coast Opens to Guests

DoubleTree by Hilton Varna-Golden Sands, the first global hotel brand to enter Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, has officially opened its doors to guests just as the summer season kicks off.

Business » Tourism | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 4458

Bulgarian Sunny Beach Resort May Be Blocked by Hotel Owners' Protests

The Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach may end up blocked by protests of hotel owners in the peak of the summer season.

Business » Tourism | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2285

1.2% of EU Tourists Plan Main Holiday in Bulgaria 2011

A total of 1.2% of the EU citizens planning holiday have chosen Bulgaria as their main holiday destination, including domestic trips, according to the latest Eurobarometer study on the bloc's attitudes towards tourism.

Business » Tourism | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1893

Largest Bulgarian Resorts Acquire New Status

Bulgaria's national resorts will be declared "settlements with particular status" with unified urban planning and management.

Business » Tourism | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgarian Hotel Revenues Up 2% Q1 2011 Y/Y

The total number of accommodation facilities in Bulgaria - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and others increased by 1.9% in the first quarter of 2001, compared to the same period of 2010.

Business » Tourism | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgaria to Boost National Tourist Sites to 150

The list of so-called National Tourist Sites, currently numbering 100, is set to be increased to 150, announced Bulgarian vice-Minister for Tourism Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1550