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Sofia Named Europe's Most Affordable Travel Destination

Bulgarian capital Sofia is Europe's cheapest tourist city for 2013, according to a survey from Price of Travel.

Business » Tourism | April 11, 2013, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 6565

Bulgaria Awaits 5-7% More Foreign Tourists in 2013

Bulgaria's tourist sector expects a 5 to 7% growth of the number of foreign tourists visiting the country in 2013 compared to 2012, according to reports.

Business » Tourism | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1973

EasyJet Launches Sofia-Berlin Flights

Low-cost carrier easyJet has officially launched its flights from Bulgaria's capital Sofia to Berlin, according to Bulgarian media.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2328

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 8.7% in Feb 2013 Y/Y

In February 2013, Bulgarians traveled abroad mostly to study or visit relatives, according to data released Wednesday by the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 868

Bulgaria Named World's 6th Cheapest Holiday Destination

Bulgarian resort costs are the sixth cheapest among the world's most popular tourist destinations, according to the new Post Office Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer.

Business » Tourism | March 26, 2013, Tuesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 15143

Bulgaria to Open Ex King Summer Residence for Visitors

Bulgaria's Council of Ministries has launched a public tender for the restoration of the State summer residence Evsinograd, near the Black Sea city of Varna.

Business » Tourism | March 19, 2013, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgaria to Open 2 New Visa Centers in Russia

The Bulgarian government will open two new visa application centers in Russia, in Omsk and Murmansk, announced the director of Bulgaria's Moscow consulate Angel Georgiev.

Business » Tourism | March 16, 2013, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Tourism Sector Outraged by Deputy Minister Axing

Bulgarian tourism branch is threatening to stage a mass nationwide rally if Ivo Marinov, Deputy Economy Minister in Charge of Tourism is not reinstated at the post.

Business » Tourism | March 15, 2013, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgaria's New EconMin Axes Tourism Deputy

Bulgaria's newly appointed Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Asen Vasilev, has demanded the resignation of his deputy in charge of tourism, Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | March 14, 2013, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1213

Google Street View Expands, Enters Bulgaria

For the first time, people all over the world can see Street View imagery of Bulgaria, Google has announced.

Business » Tourism | March 7, 2013, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 3721

Expert Council of Bulgarian Environment Ministry OKs New Ski Facilities near Bansko

The High Expert Ecological Council of Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Water has approved a proposal for expanding the Bansko ski zone with new facilities.

Business » Tourism | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 8177

Bulgarian EconMin Pledges Refashioning of Scandalous National Logo

Bulgaria's new national tourism logo, which has been widely criticized for its design, and was found to be mimicking Kyrgyzstan's, will be remodeled till "it's to the public's liking", Bulgarian Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev promised.

Business » Tourism | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1651

Bulgaria's New Tourist Logo Found to Mimic Kyrgyzstan's

Bulgaria's already controversial new logo designed to promote travel to the country has been found to resemble the counterpart emblem recently developed by Kyrgyzstan.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2013, Tuesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 6743

Expansion of Sofia Airport Terminal 2 to Absorb BGN 2 M

Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has announced that a sum of nearly BGN 2 M will be invested in the expansion of Sofia Airport.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2013, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2993

Construction Works to Obstruct Bulgaria-Greece Traffic in Summer

Bulgaria's Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA) has warned that the construction of Lot 4 of the Struma Highway is expected to cause traffic obstructions in the summer.

Business » Tourism | February 8, 2013, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2650

Bulgaria's Bansko Will Face Unemployment without Urgent Development - Minister

Delyan Dobrev, Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism, has said that the mountain resort of Bansko has reached its full capacity against the backdrop of increasing numbers of tourists.

Business » Tourism | February 8, 2013, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 2210

Bulgarian Lures French Tourists with Culture, History

The top six French tour operators are going to arrive in Bulgaria in April to learn about the opportunities for cultural and historical tourism in the country.

Business » Tourism | February 8, 2013, Friday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1532

'Brand Bulgaria' Ends in Prosecutor's Office

The bid for the new Bulgarian tourist brand will be referred to the Prosecutor's Office on suspicions of conflict on interests.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2013, Monday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2356

800 000 Russians to Visit Bulgaria in 2013, Ambassador Forecasts

Some 800 000 Russian tourists are expected to visit Bulgaria in 2013, according to a forecast made by Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria Yuriy Isakov.

Business » Tourism | January 25, 2013, Friday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1580

Bulgaria Moves to Become Gay-Friendly Tourist Destination

Bulgaria intends to become one of Eastern Europe's most gay-friendly destinations, according to an article published on Friday.

Business » Tourism | January 25, 2013, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2987

Bulgaria to Issue Visas to Russian Tourists Right on the Border

Bulgaria's government plans to start issuing visas for Russian tourists right at its border crossing points, Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has announced.

Business » Tourism | January 23, 2013, Wednesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1357
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