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Economy Minister: Bulgarian Winter Tourist Season Will Be Strong

Bulgaria's 2010/11 winter tourist season will be stronger than the last one, according to Minister of Economy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1703

No Power Problems Await Bulgaria Winter Resorts as Season Opens

The electricity supply for Bulgaria's winter resorts is completely adequate and no shortages are to be expected, according to National Electric Company (NEK) president Krasimir Parvanov.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1894

Major TV Channels to Air Reportages on Bulgaria Tourism

The major TV channels National Geographic, Eurosport and Euronews is sending TV crews to Bulgaria to shoot reportages on tourism in the country, the Bulgarian Economy Ministry has announced.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2010, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2046

Opposition: Bulgaria's Govt Lied about EC Sanctions over Flat VAT in Tourism

The European Commission has not threatened with sanctions Bulgaria's government unless it introduces a flat 9% value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector next year, an MEP from the opposition Socialist party claims.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1714

Bulgarian Ski Resort Announces Unchanged Prices for New Season

Borovets, one of the top Bulgarian ski resorts, has announced its prices for the 2010-11 winter season, which have not been raised from last year.

Business » Tourism | December 3, 2010, Friday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1622

Emergency in Bulgaria's Bansko over Hurricane-Force Winds

A state of emergency has been declared after hurricane-like winds hit Bulgaria's biggest ski resort of Bansko on Thursday, toppling trees and roofs.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 16:53 | Viewed: 3099

Bulgarian Tour Operators Expect Slower Winter Season

Tour operators forecast that Bulgarians will continue to limit the amount of money they spend on vacations through the whole winter season.

Business » Tourism | November 29, 2010, Monday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgarian-German Center to Train Tourism Sector Staff

A Bulgarian-German center was officially opened Monday in the regional, southern city of Smolyan to be used for staff training, mainly for employees working in the tourism sector.

Business » Tourism | November 22, 2010, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1947

Bulgarian Minister Urges 'Europe' Tourism Brand

All European countries should come together to promote "Europe" as a tourism brand, according to Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism, Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | November 19, 2010, Friday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1893

Bulgaria Introduces Flat 9% VAT in Tourism April 2011

Bulgaria will introduce a flat 9% value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector as of the beginning of April next year under amendments that parliament adopted at second reading on Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | November 17, 2010, Wednesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 2015

Putin's Picture with St John Relics to Lure Russians to Bulgaria

The homage of Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, to the relics St. John the Baptist was planned by the Bulgarian cabinet as a way to attract Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | November 15, 2010, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgaria to Lure Romanian Tourists with Special Guide

A new tourist guide in Romanian about Bulgaria is to be launched, which will ease Romanian tourists to travel and rest in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1795

Bulgarian Govt Hopes for Modest Growth of British Tourists

Bulgaria hopes to see a 2-3% increase in the number of UK tourists visiting the country in the next 12 months, according to a senior government official.

Business » Tourism | November 8, 2010, Monday // 19:05 | Viewed: 2702

Bulgaria to Seduce Tourists on London World Travel Market

Bulgaria is among the nations presented at the World Travel Market expo which takes place in London, UK November 8 - 11.

Business » Tourism | November 8, 2010, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1926

Bulgaria's Varna Registers Record-High Number of Russian Tourists

A record-high number of Russian tourists visited the Black Sea resorts near the northern Bulgarian city of Varna, the city’s Chamber of Tourism has announced.

Business » Tourism | November 8, 2010, Monday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2500

FinMin Vows Cultural Tourism Investments in 'Cradle of Bulgaria'

Deputy PM and Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has promised all-out support for investments in cultural tourism during a visit to Northeastern Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | November 6, 2010, Saturday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1855

Bulgarian Winter Resort Borovets Expects 10% More Tourists

One of Bulgaria's top winter resorts – Borovets in the Rila Mountain – expects a 10% increase of the holidaymakers for the winter season.

Business » Tourism | November 5, 2010, Friday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgaria to Lure Tourists with Website in Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew

The Bulgarian government plans to attract tourists from all around the world with an enhanced online catalog.

Business » Tourism | November 4, 2010, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1978

Luc Aphand to Open Ski Season in Bulgaria's Bansko

Top French alpine skier Luc Alphand will be the one to open the new ski season in the largest Bulgarian mountain resort Bansko.

Business » Tourism | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 6404

Bulgarian Tycoons' Yacht Port Shut Out, Keeps Working

Power utility EVN has shut out the electricity to the buildings of the Marina Dinevi, the Black Sea yacht port of tycoons Yordan Dinev and Dinko Dinev, located in the Sveti Vlas resort.

Business » Tourism | November 1, 2010, Monday // 20:26 | Viewed: 3320

Lonely Planet: Bulgaria among Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2011

The globally renowned travel guide Lonely Planet's has ranked Bulgaria fifth among the top 10 countries for 2011.

Business » Tourism | November 1, 2010, Monday // 12:04 | Viewed: 4314