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Bulgaria's Summer Season Starts with Angry Protests

A number of Bulgarian hotel and restaurant owners and suppliers staged a protest Monday in the largest summer resort Sunny Beach.

Business » Tourism | June 6, 2011, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2504

Bulgaria Forecasts 10% Growth in Foreign Tourists' Number

The increase of the number of foreign holidaymakers during the summer season is expected to be about 10%, the Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, told journalists Saturday.

Business » Tourism | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Introduces SMS Parking Fees

Bulgaria's popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach announced the introduction of parking SMS fees just as the high summer season is about to kick off.

Business » Tourism | May 27, 2011, Friday // 19:35 | Viewed: 3127

Double Tree by Hilton Welcomes Summer 2011 Guests on Bulgaria's Coast

The smell of chocolate chip cookies, a staple of the DoubleTree by Hilton, is already greeting the guests at the brand latest destination - the DoubleTree by Hilton Varna – Golden Sands on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | May 27, 2011, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 2692

Bulgarian Resort Albena Attracted 220 000 Tourists in 2010

One of Bulgaria's leading Black Sea resorts Albena attracted 221 000 tourists in the summer of 2011.

Business » Tourism | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria Ranked Cheapest Summer Holiday Destination

Bulgaria is the cheapest summer holiday destination according to a survey of the German automotive union ADAC.

Business » Tourism | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2328

DoubleTree by Hilton Varna on Bulgaria Coast Opens to Guests

DoubleTree by Hilton Varna-Golden Sands, the first global hotel brand to enter Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, has officially opened its doors to guests just as the summer season kicks off.

Business » Tourism | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 4449

Bulgarian Sunny Beach Resort May Be Blocked by Hotel Owners' Protests

The Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach may end up blocked by protests of hotel owners in the peak of the summer season.

Business » Tourism | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2282

1.2% of EU Tourists Plan Main Holiday in Bulgaria 2011

A total of 1.2% of the EU citizens planning holiday have chosen Bulgaria as their main holiday destination, including domestic trips, according to the latest Eurobarometer study on the bloc's attitudes towards tourism.

Business » Tourism | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1892

Largest Bulgarian Resorts Acquire New Status

Bulgaria's national resorts will be declared "settlements with particular status" with unified urban planning and management.

Business » Tourism | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgarian Hotel Revenues Up 2% Q1 2011 Y/Y

The total number of accommodation facilities in Bulgaria - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and others increased by 1.9% in the first quarter of 2001, compared to the same period of 2010.

Business » Tourism | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgaria to Boost National Tourist Sites to 150

The list of so-called National Tourist Sites, currently numbering 100, is set to be increased to 150, announced Bulgarian vice-Minister for Tourism Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1550

Bulgaria Set for Highest Growth of Russian Tourists' Number Ever

Bulgaria expects an year-on-year growth of some 70% in the number of Russian tourists for the 2011 summer season, according to consular officials.

Business » Tourism | May 13, 2011, Friday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2356

Bulgaria to Participate in World Travel Fair 2011 in Shanghai

Bulgaria will participate for the third time in World Travel Fair 2011, one of the biggest tourism exhibitions in Asia, which opens Friday in Shanghai.

Business » Tourism | May 13, 2011, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1994

Ryaniar Carries Out First Milano-Plovdiv Flight

As Ryaniar's first flight from Milano to the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv arrived on Saturday, its 140 passengers were welcomed with bread and salt, according to an old Bulgarian tradition.

Business » Tourism | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 17:13 | Viewed: 2271

UN Chief Fascinated with Bulgaria's Plovdiv Old Town

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has completed his two-day Bulgarian visit in the southern city of Plovdiv where he was amazed at the history and architecture of the Old Town.

Business » Tourism | May 6, 2011, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 3163

Bulgarian Communist Dictator's Plane to Be Submerged in Black Sea

The personal plane of late Bulgarian Communist dictator Todor Zhivkov is to be submerged in the bay of the Black Sea city of Varna, where it will become an underwater tourist attraction.

Business » Tourism | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3404

Govt: 137 Million Watched Bulgaria's Tourism TV Ads Abroad

Bulgaria's government has reported impressive estimates of the number of viewers who watched the TV ads for Bulgarian tourism on four international TV channels.

Business » Tourism | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 2914

Bulgaria, Croatia to Draw Tourists to Roman Emperors' Road

The development of the international tourism project "Roman Emperors' Road" was a focus of the meeting of Bulgarian and Croatian Economy Ministers in Zagreb.

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 2567

Russia Nixes Charter Flights to Bulgaria Resorts

Russia's state aviation authority, Rosaviatsia, has refused a dozen Russian carriers from increasing the number of charter flights they do to resorts in Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, and Italy, local media reports.

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 4462

Bulgarians Favor Family Visits, Neighboring Countries for Easter

The majority of Bulgarian travelers over the Easter holidays are visiting family and friends, according to the Director of the Institute for Analysis and Assessment of Tourism, Rumen Draganov.

Business » Tourism | April 23, 2011, Saturday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1891