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Bulgaria's International Tourism Ads Suffer Criticism

Bulgaria's recently launched international tourism advertising campaign has been criticized by tour operators at the acquiescence of the respective deputy minister.

Business » Tourism | September 12, 2010, Sunday // 18:04 | Viewed: 4612

Bulgaria Mulls 9% Unified Tourism VAT

Bulgaria's government plans to introduce a 9% unified value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector, not 14% as initially planned, the prime minister said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2010, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1636

Russian Investment Funds Eye Bulgarian SPA Centers

Russian Investment funds show increased and growing interest in Bulgarian SPA centers both on the Black Sea coast and inside the country.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 2357

Bulgarian Tour Operators Shocked by Govt's Plans to Up VAT

Bulgarian tour operators have reacted with dismay to the announcement of the Finance Ministry's plans about considering increasing the VAT for tourist services from 7% to 14%.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1918

Major TV Channels Air Ads for Bulgaria Tourism

Bulgaria will be advertised as a year-round tourist destination on Euronews, Eurosport, National Geographic Channel and Discovery Channel as of September 6.

Business » Tourism | September 6, 2010, Monday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2711

Bulgarians Increased Trips Abroad in Q2

The total number of trips Bulgarian citizens have made within the country and abroad dropped by 11% for the second quarter of 2010, according to preliminary data from Bulgaria's National Statistics Institute.

Business » Tourism | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1145

Bulgaria Welcomes Unprecedented Delegation of Korean Tour Operators

Bulgaria has been presented as a tourist destination to a business delegation from South Korea, which is the first of its kind.

Business » Tourism | August 30, 2010, Monday // 19:27 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarian Economy Minister Backs Eco Tourism against Mafia

Bulgaria's system of mountain huts and cabins should remain intact to preserve environmentally friendly tourism, said Bulgarian Minister of Economy Traicho Traikov Sunday.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 19:56 | Viewed: 1886

Burgas Airport Welcomes 1.5 Millionth Passenger

Olga Andreevna, who arrived at Burgas Airport on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast Saturday night 22.27 EET from Moscow, turned out to be the airport's 1,500,000th passenger for 2010.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgaria Marks Hikers Day with Mountain Race, Trek

Bulgarians mark the 115th anniversary of organized hiking and tourism in Bulgaria Sunday at the Cherni Vrah summit in the Vitosha mountain nearby capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1777

Bulgaria to Mark Hiking Day with Mountain Race, Concert

Hikers will mark the 115th anniversary of organized hiking in Bulgaria this Sunday at the Cherni Vrah summit in the Vitosha mountain nearby capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2044

Bulgarian Economy Minister Launches Tourism TV Ad Campaign

Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, and his Deputy for Tourism, Ivo Marinov, are launching officially the national tourism advertising campaign.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2014

Major European TV Channels to Air Ads for Bulgarian Tourism

Tourism in Bulgaria will be advertised on Euronews, Eurosport, National Geographic Channel and Discovery Channel, officials announced.

Business » Tourism | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 2360

Bulgarian Beaches Remain Accessible to All

Access to Bulgarian beaches cannot be restricted because such restrictions are banned by the Constitution, Regional Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, says.

Business » Tourism | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 5797

Bulgarian Consumer Rights Watchdog Fines Fake Travel Agency

The Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Consumers (CPC) has fined a travel agency that has offered trips abroad without having a registration as a tour operator.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2010, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 2398

Gray Economy Grips 50% of Bulgaria's Tourism Industry

The gray economy in the Bulgarian tourism sector is anywhere between 40% and 50%, according to the President of the Bulgarian Tourist Chamber (BTCH), Tsvetan Tonchev.

Business » Tourism | August 18, 2010, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2859

Bulgaria's Albena Resort Registers 10% Increase of Tourists Y/Y

The Bulgarian Black Sea resort Albena has had 10% more tourists in the summer of 2010, in comparison to last year.

Business » Tourism | August 18, 2010, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1876

Bulgarian Regional Ministry Offers BGN M as Help for Local Tourism

The Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development announced Tuesday they are releasing the funds to assist local municipalities in developing the tourism sector.

Business » Tourism | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2392

Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Enjoys More Tourists in July, August

There were about 10% more tourists at the Bulgarian Black Sea coast in July and August in comparison to the same period last year.

Business » Tourism | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2252

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Complains of Image Attack

The owners of the biggest Bulgarian Black Sea resort Sunny Beach has claimed that there has been an intentional attack against the resort in the past few months.

Business » Tourism | August 16, 2010, Monday // 15:32 | Viewed: 2847

Bulgarian Hotels Doing 'Fine' with Little Electricity

Hotel owners in Bulgarian resort Sunny Beach are doing their best to limit electricity consumption without that interfering with their guests.

Business » Tourism | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1521