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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: 2894

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: 2724

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: 6198

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: 2392

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: 2974

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: 2556

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: 1276

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: 2558

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: 1431

'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: 5272

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: 1847

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: 2404

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: 2302

Bulgaria Watchdog Exposes Price-Fixing among Tour Operators

The Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) has found three tour operators guilty of entering into price-fixing agreements in a public procurement for airline tickets for government officials' work trips.

Business » Tourism | December 23, 2011, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgaria Ups Flights from Black Sea to Moscow in 2012

Flights from Bulgaria's Black Sea airports of Varna and Burgas to the Russian capital Moscow are increasing next summer season.

Business » Tourism | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1684

Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts to Overhaul Wastewater Facilities with EU Funding

Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Golden Sands will be granted EUR 48 M in EU funding for the modernization of its wastewater treatment plant.

Business » Tourism | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1891

UK Car Rental Bookings in Bulgaria Ski Resorts Up 50% y/y

Reservations for car rentals in Bulgaria have risen 50% on last year, according to data from British leading online car hire bookings website eRentals.

Business » Tourism | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1760

Fewer Brits, Germans Book Bulgarian Ski Vacations for Lack of Snow

The number of bookings for Bulgarian winter resorts is registering notable declines on all major source markets, according to Rumen Draganov, head of the Institute for Analysis and Estimates in Tourism.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2204

Bulgaria's Pamporovo Officially Launches Winter Season

The top Bulgarian winter resort – Pamporovo is officially launching this weekend the winter season with a ski show.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1941

Bulgaria's Winter Resorts Anticipate Snow in Mid-December

Tourists on holiday in Bulgarian winter resorts will be able to enjoy enough snow after mid-December, said Valeri Spiridonov, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2011, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2692

Lack of Snow, Crisis Threaten Bulgaria's Winter Tourism

Bulgaria is no different than the common trend of decline in the number of reservations for winter vacations, according to the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2011, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2068
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