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Bulgaria Is 'More than Sea, Beaches' at Germany's Tourism Exhibition

Bulgaria will take part in the International Holiday Exhibition CMT in Stuttgart, Germany and will present itself as a diverse holiday destination, the Bulgarian Economy Ministry has announced.

Business » Tourism | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 2163

Bulgarian Winter Resort of Pamprovo Aims at Local Tourists

Bulgaria's winter resort Pamporovo is reducing lift prices starting Sunday until the end of January, the resort's CEO, Mariyan Belyakov, announced.

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1458

The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Tourism

Just days before the end of 2010 Bulgaria was listed among the top nine global tourist destinations for 2011 in a CNN article.

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 21:44 | Viewed: 6034

Bulgarian Tour Operators: No Hikes for Trips to Greece

The prices of packages for Greece, offered by Bulgarian tour operators, won't increase this year despite the hike of VAT from 11 to 13% as of Jan 1, 2011, which have raised food, transport and public utility prices, people from the tourism sector said.

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1682

Bulgarian Government Invests in Promotion Souvenirs

A wide range of little souvenirs are to be launched by Bulgaria's government in order to increase the foreign interest in the country as a touristic destination.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2110

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Rises against Ancient Greek God Statue

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has reacted strongly against the intention of authorities of the town of Sozopol to erect a statue of Ancient Greek god Apollo.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 4715

Bulgaria Makes It to CNN's Top 2011 Tourist Destinations

Bulgaria has been listed among the top nine global tourist destinations for 2011 in a CNN article.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 3589

Border Police Register 20% Increase of Bulgaria-Greece Travels

A 20% increase of travels between Bulgaria and Greece has been registered during this year’s holidays by the Border Police.

Business » Tourism | December 27, 2010, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 2887

Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Down 15% in November Y/Y

The number of trips Bulgarian traveled abroad continued to go down in November while the number of foreign visitors to the country is up, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | December 27, 2010, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2142

Tourists to Spend New Year's Eve in Miraculous Bulgarian Cave

Cave-lovers from a tourist club called "Rodopeya" are going to welcome the new year in the Yagodinska Cave in Southern Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | December 25, 2010, Saturday // 17:03 | Viewed: 3175

Bulgarians Set on Mass Holiday Travel

All Bulgarian transportation hubs – bus, railroad stations and airports have reported major travel loads Friday, before the arrival of Christmas Eve.

Business » Tourism | December 24, 2010, Friday // 17:27 | Viewed: 2472

Doubletree by Hilton Varna Becomes Hilton's 200th Hotel in Europe

Hilton Worldwide has formally announced the opening of its 200th hotel in Europe – the Doubletree by Hilton Varna – which is located in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Golden Sands.

Business » Tourism | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 2739

Bulgaria to Rebrand Its Touristic Image

The Bulgarian tourism's rose logo will be probably substituted soon, as a project for the establishment of the country's touristic brand has been launched by the Ministry of Tourism.

Business » Tourism | December 20, 2010, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 3035

Bulgarian Resorts Officially Launch Winter Season

Two top Bulgarian winter resorts – Pamporovo and Borovets, are officially launching this weekend the winter season.

Business » Tourism | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2498

Bulgaria 3rd Most Dangerous Destination for Russians

The Russian Federal Tourist Agency "Rostourism" released Friday data showing Bulgaria ranks third among the destinations that are risky for Russian holidaymakers.

Business » Tourism | December 17, 2010, Friday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2128

Fewer Bulgarians to Spend Christmas Holidays Abroad

Fewer Bulgarians will travel abroad during the Christmas and New Year's holidays this year and they will prefer the country's opportunities for rural and mountain tourism, according to Bulgarian tour operators.

Business » Tourism | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2342

Bulgaria Rulers, Opposition Clash over Flat VAT in Tourism

Bulgaria's ruling party has opposed proposals for a delay in the introduction of a flat 9% value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector, scheduled for April 1 next year.

Business » Tourism | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 2447

Polyglot Police Patrols Keep Eye on Bulgarian Winter Resorts

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry is sending to the country's winter resorts police patrols whose members speaks up to three foreign languages, Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, informs.

Business » Tourism | December 13, 2010, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1847

Balkan Neighbors to Boost Bulgaria's Winter Tourism

Bulgaria's winter tourism is slowly recovering from the financial crisis, mainly due to the increased number of tourists from neighboring Balkan countries.

Business » Tourism | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2193

Economy Minister: Bulgarian Winter Tourist Season Will Be Strong

Bulgaria's 2010/11 winter tourist season will be stronger than the last one, according to Minister of Economy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1704

No Power Problems Await Bulgaria Winter Resorts as Season Opens

The electricity supply for Bulgaria's winter resorts is completely adequate and no shortages are to be expected, according to National Electric Company (NEK) president Krasimir Parvanov.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1894