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Each Accident Tarnishes Bulgarian Tourism's Image - Minister

Media coverage of tourism can significantly affect public attitudes towards a destination, according to Traicho Traikov, Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1782

400 000 British Tourists Expected to Flock to Bulgaria 2011

Some 400 000 British tourists will have visited Bulgaria by the end of 2011, Catherine Barber, current Charge d 'Affairs of Great Britain in the Balkan country' has stated.

Business » Tourism | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 16:45 | Viewed: 2125

Bulgarian Tourist Sector Hopes for 'Hot' Summer 2011

Over four million tourists are expected to visit the Bulgarian Black Sea coast during the summer of 2011, according to the forecast of the Institute for Analysis and Assessment of Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1802

Tourists Fall Prey to Doctors' Shocking Cynicism, Ripoffs in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts are plagued with cynical doctors whose sole purpose is to rip off the foreign tourists with excessive prices and fake diagnoses, according to a report.

Business » Tourism | July 15, 2011, Friday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1831

Foreigners Fancy Bulgaria's Cultural, Spa Tourism

Cultural and spa activities are considered the most attractive forms of tourism among the foreign tourists in Bulgaria, according to a poll conducted by Synesta Consortium.

Business » Tourism | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1508

Scandinavian Tourists Ripped Off for Medical Aid in Bulgaria

The Regional Prosecutor's Office in Bulgaria's Varna is about to launch a pre-court procedure over abuses with medical services for foreign tourists along the Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2217

Agriculture Minister Targets Rotten Food in Bulgarian Black Sea Hotels

Over 300 hotels in Bulgarian Black Sea resorts have been fined over poor quality food offered as part of all-inclusive holiday deals, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov announced Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1588

Strandzha Mountain Tipped for Joint Bulgarian-Turkish Project with UNESCO Status

The border Strandzha Mountain should become a joint Bulgarian-Turkish project for non-material cultural heritage that should seek UNESCO status, Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has proposed upon welcoming his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul.

Business » Tourism | July 11, 2011, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2270

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Boasts Increase of Tourist Visits

The number of Bulgarian and foreign tourists, who have visited Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv, has increased significantly.

Business » Tourism | July 11, 2011, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria Attracts Ever Lower-Income Tourists - Expert

As a tourist destination, Bulgaria participates in the redistribution of tourist flows regardless of where the negative processes and crisis situations occur, but over the past years Bulgaria has been attracting increasingly low-income tourists, according

Business » Tourism | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1792

Hotel Owners in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Rise Anew against Double Taxation

Representatives of the arguing parties from Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach have declared their willingness to engage in a new dialogue on the hotly contested infrastructure tax and access to the eastern part of the complex.

Business » Tourism | July 4, 2011, Monday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2347

Bulgaria's Vidin Medieval Fortress in Dire Need of Restoration

The medieval fortress in Bulgaria's Danube city of Vidin, also known as "Baba Vida", a top tourist spot, is in a dire need of reconstruction, according to its management.

Business » Tourism | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2192

Illegal Horse Meat Emerges at Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

Bulgarian food safety authorities have found 18 kg of horse meat at the Golden Sands sea resort during a routine check.

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 2268

80% of Bulgarians Prefer Local Sea Resorts

As many as 79% of Bulgarians have chosen the country's sea resorts for their summer breaks, the reasons being mainly financial, a new poll has showed.

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1148

Russian Stars Repulsed by Terrible Smell in Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

Several Russian celebrities have cried foul over what they perceive as a disgusting smell in their luxurious apartments at a Bulgarian Black Sea resort.

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2222

Bulgaria Rubs Hands over Massive Increase in German Tourists

Some 20% more German tourists are expected to flock to Bulgaria's sea resorts during the ongoing summer season.

Business » Tourism | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2178

Bulgaria Looks Forward to Record Numbers of Romanian, Polish Tourists

Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts expect an even higher number of Romanian tourists in summer 2011, according to hotel managers.

Business » Tourism | June 27, 2011, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2367

English Only Menus Puzzle Locals, Foreigners in Bulgarian Sea Resorts

Restaurant menus written only in English have caused some trouble for Bulgarians across the country's Black Sea resorts, its Commission for Consumer Protection has alarmed.

Business » Tourism | June 27, 2011, Monday // 13:40 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgarian Archaeologist: Biblical Deluge Might Boost Black Sea Tourism

The Black Sea could turn in a worldwide attraction for underwater tourism if countries cash on the story that the Biblical Deluge happened in the area, according to Bulgarian archaeologist Petko Dimitrov.

Business » Tourism | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 14:30 | Viewed: 9082

Bulgarian PM Roasts Popular Sea Resort's 'Cheapness'

Sunny Beach, Bulgaria's largest sea resort, looks too cheap, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated, comparing it to a "chicken coop".

Business » Tourism | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1965

Brit Tourist Threatens to Kill Himself in Bulgaria

A British tourist residing in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach has threatened he would kill himself, local police authorities revealed Saturday.

Business » Tourism | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2059