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Bulgarian MPs Endorse Presidential Veto on Ski Development Law

MPs from the Parliamentary Agriculture Committee backed Thursday the veto imposed by Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev on a set of controversial amendments to the Forestry Act.

Business » Tourism | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian Govt to Invest BGN 5 M in 2012 Tourism Advertising

Bulgaria's Cabinet will allocate BGN 5 M (EUR 2.

Business » Tourism | June 19, 2012, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 816

Bulgarian EconMin: New Law Will Boost Tourism

Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Delyan Dobrev, says he supports of all changes that would benefit tourism and development of the country's resorts.

Business » Tourism | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 13:10 | Viewed: 944

Bulgaria Looks Up to Italy to Develop Equestrian Tourism

Bulgaria is set to learn from Italy's good practices in order to develop its own equine tourism, according to Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister in charge of tourism, Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | June 15, 2012, Friday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgaria to Introduce 5-Year Validity for Hotel Ratings

Bulgaria is about to make changes to its hotel and restaurant classification system, limiting the validity of hotel and restaurant star rating to five years.

Business » Tourism | June 15, 2012, Friday // 14:09 | Viewed: 990

Bulgaria, Romania May Steal Tourists from Greece

The Greek crisis may prove an excellent opportunity for Romania and Bulgaria to attract more foreign tourists, according to Dan Matei Agathon, president of the Romanian Tourism Employers' Federation.

Business » Tourism | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1165

Number of Belarusian Tourists in Bulgaria Doubles in May-June

The number of Belarusian tourists in Bulgaria has doubled in May-June 2012 year-on-year, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry announced.

Business » Tourism | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 2677

Bulgaria's Varna to Boast Underwater Statue Alley

Statues of famous people, removed from their pedestals, will become the newest attraction for divers near Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna.

Business » Tourism | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1730

Sofia Airport to Launch New Cargo Flight

Sofia Airport will launch a new cargo service in May, operating the Sofia-Belgrade-Prague route.

Business » Tourism | June 11, 2012, Monday // 13:52 | Viewed: 945

Bulgarian, Greek Tourism Wage Cut-Price War

The fight for tourists has reached fever pitch in Bulgaria and Greece, which are offering a range of last-minute cut-price deals to lure visitors.

Business » Tourism | June 11, 2012, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 2287

Bulgaria's Largest Beach Resort Opens for 'Optimistic' Season

Bulgaria expects a 5% to 8% increase of foreign tourists during summer season 2012, according to the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Tourism | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1648

Bulgarian Ag Minister Says No to Restricting All-Inclusive Offers

All-inclusive offers should not be restricted only to Bulgaria's four- and five-star hotels, the country's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has declared.

Business » Tourism | June 7, 2012, Thursday // 16:29 | Viewed: 898

Bulgaria Mulls Restricting All-Inclusive to 4, 5 - Star Hotels

Bulgaria's Food Safety Agency has proposed all-inclusive offers to be only available in four- and five-star hotels.

Business » Tourism | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1522

Bulgarian Consulate in Moscow Breaks Record for Russian Tourist Visas

The Bulgarian consular office in Moscow has issued 6211 visas in a single day, a record for the number of visas issued since the introduction of the visa system between Bulgaria and Russia, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said.

Business » Tourism | June 1, 2012, Friday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2014

Bulgaria Boasts Optimism for Tourist Summer 2012

Bulgaria expects a 5% to 8% increase of foreign tourist during summer season 2012, according to the Deputy Economy Minister in charge of the tourist sector, Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1017

Romania Gloats about Beating Bulgaria with No Smoking Ban

Romania hopes to capitalize on the decision of neighboring Bulgaria to ban smoking in all enclosed public spaces, as it may be seen as an attractive destination for tobacco-addicted tourists, media reports say.

Business » Tourism | May 28, 2012, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2321

Bulgarians Travel Abroad Less, Тrips to Serbia on the Rise

In April 2012, Bulgarians' travels abroad decreased by 3.8% compared to the same month of 2011 and increased by 7.8% compared to March 2012, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | May 28, 2012, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 732

Bulgaria Expects EUR 3 B in Tourism Revenues 2012

Bulgaria's state budget is expected to receive over EUR 3 B in tourism revenues by the end of 2012, according to the country's Deputy Economy Minister, Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | May 26, 2012, Saturday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1762

Bulgaria Moves to Promote Itself as Adventure Tourism Destination

Bulgaria will be presented as an adventure tourism destination by the Adventure Trade Travel Association, an international body, the Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Tourism announced.

Business » Tourism | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria to Move Its Tourism Unit to Plovdiv Sept 1

The tourism unit of Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism is to be relocated from Sofia to the country's second largest city of Plovdiv as of September 1 2012.

Business » Tourism | May 23, 2012, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 604

Bulgaria to Welcome Over 1 Million Romanian Tourists in 2012

Over 1 million Romanian tourists will visit Bulgaria in 2012, Bulgaria's Deputy Economy Minister in charge of tourism, Ivo Marinov, predicted.

Business » Tourism | May 18, 2012, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1292
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