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'Ski Season' in Bulgaria's Vitosha Opens with Eco-Protest

A protest initiative titled Ride 4 Vitosha unofficially opened the 2011/12 ski season at the Vitosha Mountain nearby Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2011, Monday // 15:15 | Viewed: 5270

Bulgarian Tour Operators See 40% Drop in New Year Bookings

New Year bookings at Bulgarian winter resorts have plunged dramatically, tour operators say.

Business » Tourism | December 26, 2011, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1842

Bulgaria's Ski Resorts Look Forward to Profitable Season

The Bulgarian Tourist Chamber has forecast a profitable winter season for the country's ski resorts, according to its chair Tsvetan Tonchev.

Business » Tourism | December 25, 2011, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgarian Ski Resort Borovets Opens Winter Season with 'Fire&Ice'

One of Bulgaria's top ski resorts – Borovets – has opened its winter season with a unique "Fire&Ice" evening party.

Business » Tourism | December 23, 2011, Friday // 19:46 | Viewed: 2274

Bulgaria Watchdog Exposes Price-Fixing among Tour Operators

The Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) has found three tour operators guilty of entering into price-fixing agreements in a public procurement for airline tickets for government officials' work trips.

Business » Tourism | December 23, 2011, Friday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1817

Bulgaria Ups Flights from Black Sea to Moscow in 2012

Flights from Bulgaria's Black Sea airports of Varna and Burgas to the Russian capital Moscow are increasing next summer season.

Business » Tourism | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1673

Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts to Overhaul Wastewater Facilities with EU Funding

Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Golden Sands will be granted EUR 48 M in EU funding for the modernization of its wastewater treatment plant.

Business » Tourism | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1865

UK Car Rental Bookings in Bulgaria Ski Resorts Up 50% y/y

Reservations for car rentals in Bulgaria have risen 50% on last year, according to data from British leading online car hire bookings website eRentals.

Business » Tourism | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1756

Fewer Brits, Germans Book Bulgarian Ski Vacations for Lack of Snow

The number of bookings for Bulgarian winter resorts is registering notable declines on all major source markets, according to Rumen Draganov, head of the Institute for Analysis and Estimates in Tourism.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2187

Bulgaria's Pamporovo Officially Launches Winter Season

The top Bulgarian winter resort – Pamporovo is officially launching this weekend the winter season with a ski show.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1925

Bulgaria's Winter Resorts Anticipate Snow in Mid-December

Tourists on holiday in Bulgarian winter resorts will be able to enjoy enough snow after mid-December, said Valeri Spiridonov, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2011, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2689

Lack of Snow, Crisis Threaten Bulgaria's Winter Tourism

Bulgaria is no different than the common trend of decline in the number of reservations for winter vacations, according to the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2011, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2059

Chinese, Canadian Tourists Reach Bulgaria's Shabla in 2011

The small Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Shabla has been visited for the first time by Chinese and Canadian tourists in 2011, Shabla Deputy Mayor Mariyan Zhechev announced.

Business » Tourism | December 1, 2011, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 997

Foreign Trips to Bulgaria Up 6.6% in Oct 2011 Y/Y

In October 2011, the number of arrivals of foreign visitors to Bulgaria was 6.6% more than the number of these trips in the corresponding month of 2010.

Business » Tourism | November 28, 2011, Monday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1157

Plovdiv Showcases New Bulgarian Wine

Seventeen Bulgarian wineries are organizing over the weekend a wine tasting in the Old Town of the second largest city of Plovdiv.

Business » Tourism | November 26, 2011, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2181

Bulgaria's Largest Resort Sunny Beach Appoints New CEO

Bulgaria's largest Black Sea resort "Sunny Beach" Jsc has appointed Zlatko Dimitrov as its new CEO, according to a decision of its Board of Directors made Friday.

Business » Tourism | November 25, 2011, Friday // 20:39 | Viewed: 1915

12 Films to Boost Bulgaria's Image

Twelve new films are going to advertise Bulgaria locally and abroad.

Business » Tourism | November 24, 2011, Thursday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1784

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Up 21% in Q3 2011 Y/Y

In the third quarter of 2011, the number of trips of Bulgarians abroad was up by 21%, compared to same quarter of 2011, preliminary data of the National Statistics Institute (NSI), released Monday, shows.

Business » Tourism | November 21, 2011, Monday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1151

EconMin: Wine Is Key for Bulgarian Tourism

An expo of 200 elite Bulgarian wines from 37 winemakers and wine cellars is being held over the weekend in the capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 11:38 | Viewed: 2421

Bulgaria to Join Frankfurt's Viva Touristika Exhibition Show

Bulgaria will participate in the international Viva Touristika caravan and exhibition show in the German city of Frankfurt, the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism has announced.

Business » Tourism | November 10, 2011, Thursday // 20:32 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgaria's 'Sluggish' Ex-Deputy Culture Minister Appointed as EconMin's Advisor

Bulgaria's former deputy Culture Minister, Todor Chobanov, who was fired by PM Boyko Borisov two weeks ago, has been appointed as an advisor by Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1220