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Bulgaria to Grant Plovdiv Airport Plus Cargo Zone on Concession

The Bulgarian government has decided to prepare a new procedure for granting the entire Plovdiv Airport under concession.

Business » Tourism | February 10, 2012, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1553

Number of Visitors at Bulgarian Winter Resorts Up 8%

There are about 8% more tourists at Bulgaria's top winter resorts, compared to the same time last year.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2012, Saturday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1501

Germans, Brits Top Sofia's Hotel Visitors

People from Germany, the UK, Greece, Italy and France were the most frequent foreign hotel visitors in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, according to Sofia City Hall's official data.

Business » Tourism | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1762

Bulgaria Mulls Ways to Attract More Romanian Tourists

A large-scale business forum is held Thursday and Friday in the central Bulgarian city and old capital Veliko Tarnovo focusing on ways to attract more Romanian tourists.

Business » Tourism | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1786

Bulgaria Posts 155% Y/Y Increase in Visitors from Macedonia in Dec 2011

The number of Macedonian tourists who visited Bulgaria in December 2011 increased over two-fold compared to the same month of 2010, according to newly published data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | January 27, 2012, Friday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgaria Sees EU's 2nd Largest Hotel Nights Increase 2011

Bulgaria registered an 18.3% increase in the number of nights spent in its hotels in 2011, the second largest increase among EU member states, according to Eurostat's latest data.

Business » Tourism | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 19:22 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgaria's Black Sea Airports Report Strong 2011 Results

The airports in the Black Sea cities of Burgas and Varna, which are currently operated by Fraport Twin Star Airport Management, serviced a total of 3 435 152 passengers and 30 478 flights in 2011.

Business » Tourism | January 23, 2012, Monday // 18:18 | Viewed: 2354

Bulgaria's Sofia Named Major Destination for British Couples

Bulgaria's capital Sofia together with Czech capital Prague and the Polish city of Krakow has emerged as a primary destination for British couples, according to a car hire company.

Business » Tourism | January 20, 2012, Friday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2302

Burgas Named Bulgaria's Most Dynamic Tourist City

The Southern Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas is the country's highest-ranked tourist city, according to Euromonitor International's latest Top City Destinations Ranking.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2012, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 2910

Bulgarian Govt Flies In UK Journalists to Promote Ski Resorts

A total of 12 journalists from leading British media are arriving in Bulgaria on Monday, January 16, as part of the efforts of the Bulgarian government to promote the country as a tourist destination.

Business » Tourism | January 15, 2012, Sunday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2734

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Tourism

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

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2012, Friday // 17:32 | Viewed: 6220

2011 Brought EUR 3.2 B in Revenues for Bulgarian Tourism

Tsvetan Tonchev, Chair of the Bulgarian Tourist Chamber, has described 2011 as a good year for Bulgarian tourism.

Business » Tourism | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 19:54 | Viewed: 2400

Bulgaria Must Set Up Guarantee Fund to Handle Stranded Tourists - Expert

Rumen Draganov, Director of the Institute for Analyses and Assessment of Tourism, has suggested that guarantee fund should be set up for cases of Bulgarian tourists left stranded abroad.

Business » Tourism | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2979

Entrepreneurial Mayor of Bulgarian Village Turns Dirt Road into Ski Run

A dirt road near the northeastern village of Sreberna has been converted into a beginner ski run.

Business » Tourism | January 2, 2012, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 2577

Bulgarian PM: Environmentalists Are Ranting

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, believes that warnings from environmentalists NGOs that the amendments to the Forestry Act would facilitate the construction of ski tracks in natural parks are "speculations with people's fears.

Business » Tourism | December 31, 2011, Saturday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1281

Romanian Tourists Fill Up Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts for New Year's

Romanian Tourists Sweep Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts for New Year'sThousands of Romanians have chosen to celebrate New Year's Eve at Bulgarian Black Sea resorts, according to hotel owners.

Business » Tourism | December 30, 2011, Friday // 19:30 | Viewed: 2593

Foreign Trips to Bulgaria Up 2.4% in Nov 2011 Y/Y

In November 2011, the number of arrivals of foreign visitors to Bulgaria was 2.4% more than the number of these trips in the corresponding month of 2010.

Business » Tourism | December 27, 2011, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1436

'Ski Season' in Bulgaria's Vitosha Opens with Eco-Protest

A protest initiative titled Ride 4 Vitosha unofficially opened the 2011/12 ski season at the Vitosha Mountain nearby Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2011, Monday // 15:15 | Viewed: 5278

Bulgarian Tour Operators See 40% Drop in New Year Bookings

New Year bookings at Bulgarian winter resorts have plunged dramatically, tour operators say.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2011, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1855

Bulgaria's Ski Resorts Look Forward to Profitable Season

The Bulgarian Tourist Chamber has forecast a profitable winter season for the country's ski resorts, according to its chair Tsvetan Tonchev.

Business » Tourism | December 25, 2011, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 2421

Bulgarian Ski Resort Borovets Opens Winter Season with 'Fire&Ice'

One of Bulgaria's top ski resorts – Borovets – has opened its winter season with a unique "Fire&Ice" evening party.

Business » Tourism | December 23, 2011, Friday // 19:46 | Viewed: 2337
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