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Bulgaria's Bansko Named World's Best Value Ski Resort

Bansko, Bulgaria's biggest ski resort, is the cheapest resort for British skiers in the world, according to new research by the Post Office.

Business » Tourism | October 24, 2011, Monday // 14:36 | Viewed: 3652

Bulgarian Island on the Danube Up for Sale at 15% Discount

The economic crisis has reduced prices of Greek islands and a Bulgarian island that have been put up for sale, according to real estate brokers working in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2281

Compensation for Flight Cancellations Expanded to Include Nonmaterial Damages

Airline passengers are entitled to compensation for nonmaterial damages in case of flight cancellations or delays, according to a recent ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

Business » Tourism | October 17, 2011, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1278

3 Airline Carriers Stop Winter Flights to Sofia

Three foreign airline carriers - Swiss International Air Lines, Cimber Sterling and Pegasus – have excluded Bulgaria's capital Sofia from their destinations for the upcoming winter season.

Business » Tourism | October 17, 2011, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1414

Sofia Airport Launches First Tourist Information Center

Sofia Airport and the municipality-owned Tourism Services company will launch a service center providing airport and tourist information.

Business » Tourism | October 14, 2011, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2154

Bulgaria Top Destination for Hunting Red Deer - Govt Agency

Bulgaria has emerged as one of the most popular global destinations for the hunting of red deer among "hunting tourists," according to the State Forestry Agency.

Business » Tourism | October 7, 2011, Friday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2495

Bulgaria's Notorious Alma Tour Fly Files for Bankruptcy

Alma Tour Fly, a company within the group of scandal-hit Bulgarian tour operator Alma Tour, filed for bankruptcy on October 06, the Sofia City Court said Friday.

Business » Tourism | October 7, 2011, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1902

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Inch Up 4.8% in August 2011

In August 2011, the number of trips of Bulgarians abroad was up by 4.8%, compared to August 2010, data of the National Statistics Institute (NSI), released Tuesday, shows.

Business » Tourism | September 27, 2011, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgaria Patches Things Up with Russian Tourists after 'Hostage Crisis'

Russian tourists will not stop visiting Bulgaria in spite of the crises in the recent weeks, in which thousands of them were stranded at Bulgarian Black Sea airports, according to Grigory Sarishvili, deputy head of the Russian Federal Tourism Agency.

Business » Tourism | September 25, 2011, Sunday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1623

Last Batch of Bulgaria-Stranded Russian Tourists Set to Be Rescued

The last group of Russian tourists stranded in Bulgaria due to a conflict between two Bulgarian companies will be transported to their home country late on Friday, it has been reported.

Business » Tourism | September 23, 2011, Friday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1444

Helpful Tour Operator to Take Stranded Bulgarian Tourists to Airports

Bulgarian tour operator Astral Holidays has undertaken a commitment to help bring Bulgarian tourists stuck in Turkey's Antalya and on the Greek island of Crete to get to the airports for their flights home.

Business » Tourism | September 22, 2011, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1841

Victims of Bankrupt Bulgarian Tour Operator Invited to File Refund Claims

Insurance company Armeetz has said that it is ready to accept refund claims from customers of Bulgarian tour operator Alma Tour which went out of business for an indefinite period Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1519

Troubled Tour Operator Leaves Bulgarian Tourists Stuck Abroad

A total of 183 Bulgarian customers of Alma Tour, currently on holiday in Turkey's Antalya and on the Greek island of Crete, will be flown home Saturday on planes of Bulgaria Air, although the tour operator has not paid for the service.

Business » Tourism | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgaria Giant 'Didn't Want to Swallow' Bankrupt Tour Operator

Bulgarian industrial conglomerate Chimimport, comprising companies like Bulgaria Air, Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) and insurance company Armeetz, has rejected claims of eyeing assets of companies within the debt-ridden Alma Tour group.

Business » Tourism | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1709

Controversial Bulgarian Top Tourist Agency Files for Bankruptcy, Stops Operation

All companies in the group of Alma Tour, the Bulgarian operator recently involved in a scandal with hundreds of stranded foreign tourists, have filed for bankruptcy.

Business » Tourism | September 20, 2011, Tuesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 2076

Bulgarian Tour Operator in Stranded Russians Scandal Files for Bankruptcy - Report

All companies in the group of Alma Tour, the Bulgarian operator recently involved in a scandal with hundreds of stranded foreign tourists, have filed for bankruptcy, according to reports.

Business » Tourism | September 20, 2011, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1689

Bulgarian Govt Accused of Inadequately Handling Russian Tourist Crisis

Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism has handled the crisis involving hundreds of Russian and Finnish tourist stranded in the country for days incompetently, according to the National Tourist Board.

Business » Tourism | September 18, 2011, Sunday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1790

Russia Brings Home 130 of Their Own Stranded in Bulgaria

A plane of "Rossiya" (Russia) airlines, transporting some of the Russian tourists, who were stranded at Bulgarian Black Sea airports, had landed in St. Petersburg.

Business » Tourism | September 18, 2011, Sunday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1645

Sunny Beach CEO Resigns, 340 Russian Tourists Still Stranded in Bulgaria

Mariya Mihaleva, CEO of the Bulgarian state-owned Sunny Beach company, has resigned, as some 340 Russian tourists are still stranded in the country.

Business » Tourism | September 16, 2011, Friday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2129

Bulgarian EconMin Demands Sunny Beach CEO Resignation over Stranded Russian Tourists

Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Traicho Traikov has insisted that Mariya Mihaleva, CEO of the Sunny Beach summer resort should resign over the ongoing crisis involving Russian tourists stranded in the country.

Business » Tourism | September 16, 2011, Friday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1484

More Bulgaria-Stranded Russians to Finally Make It Home

Two Bulgaria Air flights are expected to deliver back home yet another batch of Russian tourists, who fell victims to a trade dispute between the country's national airline and a tour operator.

Business » Tourism | September 16, 2011, Friday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1416