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Bulgaria 2nd Best-Value Eastern Destination for British Tourists

Bulgaria is the second best-value destination for British tourists for Easter 2011, according to a survey of Post Office Travel Money.

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 2195

Bulgarian Govt to Go for State Tourism Advertising Company

Bulgaria's Economy Ministry is going ahead with setting up a "Bulgarian Tourism Association" State Company to manage the country's national marketing and tourist image, according to the draft Tourism Act.

Business » Tourism | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2424

'Bulgarian Fjords' to Spur Development of EU Poorest Region

Unique but unexplored tourism features are the key to the development of Northwest Bulgaria, the poorest EU region, according to Georgi Tabakov, head of the Bulgarian Economic Forum (BEF).

Business » Tourism | April 11, 2011, Monday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1966

Guard of Honor Becomes Bulgaria's Old Capital Latest Attraction

A ritual change of a guard of honor in front of the mediaeval fortress Tsarevets in the old Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo is going to be the latest attraction in the city this tourist season.

Business » Tourism | April 11, 2011, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1568

German Ambassador Optimistic about Bulgarian Tourism

German Ambassador to Sofia, Matthias Hopfner, voiced Monday strong optimism about the number of his fellow countrymen visiting Bulgaria for vacation and leisure.

Business » Tourism | April 11, 2011, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 4923

400 000 Visited Bulgaria's Balchik Palace in 2010, More to Come in 2011

The "Palace" complex in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Balchik had 400 000 visitors in 2010, both Bulgarian and foreign tourists, according to its management.

Business » Tourism | April 6, 2011, Wednesday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2010

Bulgarian Beach Resorts Expect Russian Tourists Invasion

A record number of Bulgarian visa applications from Russian citizens will be processed for the summer season 2011, according to information from the Bulgarian Consular Office at the Embassy in Moscow.

Business » Tourism | April 6, 2011, Wednesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2163

Romanian Paper Exposes Paradoxes of Bulgarian Tourism

Bulgarian tourism is filled with paradoxes – from numerous potholes to multitouch restaurant tables – according to a report of the Romania Libera newspaper.

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2011, Monday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2555

Bulgaria to Boost Its Retro Train Tourism

Bulgaria considers developing further its options for retro train tourism, the country's transport minister, Alexander Tsvetkov said Monday.

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2011, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 2330

Bulgaria Expects New Surge of Russian Tourists 2011

Bulgaria is expecting a record number of tourist visa applications from Russia for the summer of 2011, according to the Bulgarian Consulate in Moscow.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2011, Saturday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2026

Bulgaria to Hit Jackpot with Russian Tourists over Arab Unrest

Bulgaria can expects hundreds of thousands more Russian tourists than it welcomed in 2010 as the unrest in top Mediterranean destinations such as Tunisia and Egypt will redirect their summer holidays.

Business » Tourism | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 19:56 | Viewed: 1819

32 Bulgarian Businesses Target Romanian Tourists at TTR Expo

A total of 32 Bulgarian firms and one municipality are presented in the Bulgarian section of the tourist expo TTR in Romania's Bucharest, which was opened Thursday.

Business » Tourism | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1792

Sofia University Closes Doors, Fights for Botanical Garden

The Sofia University is closing its doors on April 4 as a protest, the dean, Prof. Ivan Ilchev, has announced.

Business » Tourism | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 09:11 | Viewed: 1401

Bulgaria's Hunting Tourism Gains Momentum

Bulgaria's hunting tourism is enjoying growing local and international interest, according to participants in the 17th annual "Nature, Hunting, Fishing" Expo in the city of Plovdiv.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 2165

Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Up 2.5% in February 2011 Y/Y

The number of trips of Bulgarians abroad is up in February 2011 by 2.5%, compared to February 2010, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (NSI) released Monday.

Business » Tourism | March 28, 2011, Monday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgaria's Varna Airport with 19 Regular Lines in Summer 2011

The international airport in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna will serve 19 regular routes in the summer season of 2011.

Business » Tourism | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2264

Arab World Unrest Already Boosted Bulgarian Tourism by 10% - Expert

The bookings for vocations in Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts have increased by 10% because of the unrest in the Middle East and North Africa.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1980

Bulgaria's Perperikon Sanctuary Receives BGN 1 M

The check for BGN 1 M is being presented to the Kardzhali City Hall Friday for the Thracian rock sanctuary Perperikon, which ranked second in the Bulgaria's Miracles contest.

Business » Tourism | March 11, 2011, Friday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1864

Tour Operators Highly Optimistic about Bulgaria's Tourism in 2011

Large tour operators expect a substantial growth of bookings for vacations in Bulgaria by European tourists.

Business » Tourism | March 10, 2011, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2318

Awards Bestowed to Winners of 'Bulgaria's Miracles' Contest

March 9 is to be declared the Day of Bulgaria's Miracles, it was announced during the award ceremony for the winners of the Bulgaria's Miracles contest.

Business » Tourism | March 10, 2011, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2696

40 Bulgarian Companies Take Part in ITB Berlin

More than 40 Bulgarian companies will participate in the world's leading travel trade show "ITB Berlin" in Germany, the Bulgarian Ministry on Economy, Energy and Tourism announced.

Business » Tourism | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2256