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Forecasts Predict 40 % Drop in Bulgarian Tourists to Greece Due to Blockade

Forecasts are predicting 40 % drop in the number of Bulgarian tourists visiting Greece over the long weekend which begins on Thursday with the celebration of Bulgaria’s national holiday (Liberation Day) and lasts until Sunday.

Business » Tourism | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 5614

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increased by 4 % Y/Y in January

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, Bulgarians completed 306 856 trips abroad in the first month of this year, which represented an increase of 4 % compared to January 2015.

Business » Tourism | March 1, 2016, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4821

Bulgaria’s Bansko Reports 15-20 % Drop in Greek Tourists Due to Blockade

The Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko registered a drop of 15-20 % in the number of Greek tourists in the past month due to the blockades staged by Greek farmers at checkpoints along the border with Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | February 29, 2016, Monday // 12:02 | Viewed: 5403

Bulgarian Tourism to Be Presented at Russian Duma Hearings

Bulgaria will be presented as an year-round tourist destination during the Russian

Business » Tourism | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 5146

Skyscanner Lists Bulgaria Among Best Destinations for Cheap Summer Holiday for 2016

UK-based global travel search site Skyscanner has named Bulgaria one of the best-value holiday destinations this year, travel.

Business » Tourism | February 23, 2016, Tuesday // 21:20 | Viewed: 10473

Bulgaria’s Embassy in Moscow Expects 30% Rise in Russian Tourist Numbers

The number of Russian tourists visiting Bulgaria in 2016 is expected to increase by 30% compared with last year, a Bulgarian diplomatic official has said.

Business » Tourism | February 16, 2016, Tuesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 4716

Thomas Cook 'Adds 50 000 Airline Seats' to Bulgaria

Travel company Thomas Cook will add more than 50 000 airline seats to the airports of Varna and Burgas in 2016, Bulgaria's biggest Black Sea cities, media outlets report.

Business » Tourism | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 13:48 | Viewed: 6063

Russia Is Strategic Partner in Tourism for Bulgaria, Angelkova Tells TASS

Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Friday that Russia is a partner of strategic importance in the area of tourism for her country, TASS reported.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2016, Friday // 18:37 | Viewed: 4856

Free Map of Wine Routes Guides Tourists in Bulgaria's Melnik Region

A free map of wine routes in the Bulgarian region of Melnik is seeking to encourage the development of wine tourism in the area.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2016, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 5855

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Voted 3rd in European Best Destinations Ranking

Plovdiv, the second-largest Bulgarian city, has made it into the top three of the European Best Destinations 2016 ranking.

Business » Tourism | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 22:36 | Viewed: 8250

Sofia Hosts 33rd Edition of Holiday & Spa International Tourist Fair

The Bulgarian capital will host the 33rd edition of the Holiday & Spa Expo International Tourist Fair.

Business » Tourism | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 4852

Revenues from Short-term Accommodation Increased in Bulgaria in December 2015

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Wednesday, the revenues generated from nights spent at places of short-term accommodation amounted to BGN 36 in December last year.

Business » Tourism | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 4242

Bulgaria Leads in Early Bookings for Summer 2016 at TUI Russia

Officials at TUI Russia believe that Bulgaria has all the chances to become the most sought-after destination for ??early booking by Russian tourists this summer, Travel Russian News reported on Friday.

Business » Tourism | February 5, 2016, Friday // 22:08 | Viewed: 10472

Two Bulgarian Resorts Rank Among Ten Cheapest Destinations for Russian Tourists

The Bulgarian Black Sea resorts of Sunny Beach and Golden Sands rank among the ten cheapest destinations for Russian tourists this year.

Business » Tourism | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 5673

Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa Ranks Among 30 Most Beautiful Towns in Europe

According to the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA), the Bulgarian town of Koprvishtitsa ranks among the thirty most beautiful towns in Europe.

Business » Tourism | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 13:45 | Viewed: 9431

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increased by 15.4 % Y/Y in December 2015

In December 2015, Bulgarians completed 309 010 trips abroad, which represented an increase of 15.

Business » Tourism | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 4409

German Tourism Weekly: 'Smells Like Bulgarian Summer'

With good bargains, many renovated hotels and a number of events Bulgaria "has turned professional" as a tourist destination, a German weekly media outlet writes.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 3533

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Vying for Title of European Best Destination 2016

Plovdiv is the only Bulgarian city nominated for participation in the seventh edition of the competition for the title of Best European Destination 2016.

Business » Tourism | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2810

Algarve, Bulgaria, Cape Town 'Cheap for Holiday Spending'

Algarve in Portugal is the cheapest place for British tourists willing to travel without leaving Europe, followed by Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach, a new report suggests.

Business » Tourism | January 15, 2016, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 4152

Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics

Bulgaria will be promoted as a tourist destination at the 2016 Olympic Games which will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer.

Business » Tourism | January 15, 2016, Friday // 09:07 | Viewed: 4265

Russian Tourists Visiting Bulgarian Winter Resorts Increase 3% - Industry Source

Russia’s Ural Tourism Association (UAT) has said that the number of Russian tourists spending their winter holidays in Bulgarian resorts increased by about 3% this season, reaching some 370,000 by early January, TASS reported on Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 2886
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