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Overnight Stays in Bulgarian Hotels Rise 3.7% Y/Y in October

The number of overnight stays in Bulgarian hotels and other accommodation facilities rose by 3.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2977

Officials Discuss Setting Up of Call Centre for Russian Tourists in Bulgaria

Bulgarian and Russian officials discussed the idea of setting up a specialised call centre in Bulgaria, which is to provide up-to-date information to Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1990

Bulgaria’s Only Operating Narrow-Gauge Railway Turns 70

Many people gathered in the town of Septemvri on Wednesday to celebrate with a special folklore programme the 70th anniversary of the only operating narrow-gauge railway in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2747

Tourism Minister: 4.5 Million Foreigners Visited Bulgaria Last Summer

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova stated on Saturday that 4.

Business » Tourism | December 5, 2015, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 2957

Bulgarian Ski Resorts to Keep Prices Flat from Last Year

Bulgarian ski resorts will keep prices unchanged from last year for Winter 2015-16, bTV reported on Friday, citing information provided by the authorities in Bansko, Pamporovo and Borovets.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2015, Friday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2753

Retro Tram to Start Functioning as Tourist Information Center in Sofia

A renovated retro tram will become the fifth tourist information center in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Business » Tourism | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 4277

Bulgaria's Krushuna Waterfalls to Remain Closed for Tourists Over Winter Season

The Krushuna waterfalls, located near the Bulgarian town of Letnitsa in the region of Lovech, will remain closed for tourists over the winter season.

Business » Tourism | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 3279

Tourism Minister Expects 1.5 Million Russians to Visit Bulgaria in 2016

Bulgaria has the capacity to welcome one and a half million Russian tourists next summer.

Business » Tourism | November 29, 2015, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 3111

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad, Visits of Foreign Residents Rise in October

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad has increased by 11.

Business » Tourism | November 27, 2015, Friday // 20:11 | Viewed: 2596

Bulgarian Tourism Industry Feels Modestly Optimistic about Winter Season

Representatives of the tourist sector are moderate optimists that the forthcoming winter season in Bulgaria will be a successful one.

Business » Tourism | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3009

Go2Balkans Conference to Look for Joint Tourism Promotion in SE Europe

A Southeastern European conference called Go2Balkans is due to begin in Sofia on Wednesday bringing together tour operators, hoteliers and municipalities from Bulgaria and the wider region.

Business » Tourism | November 23, 2015, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2311

Ukraine’s Wind Rose to Start Regular Flights from Kiev to Bulgaria’s Sofia

Regular passenger flights between the capital cities of Bulgaria and Ukraine will resume soon, Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Andrei Pivovarsky said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | November 13, 2015, Friday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3311

Bulgaria Aims to Boost Brand Awareness of Its Tourism Sector

Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry is focused on making the country “a year-round destination and among the top destinations in Europe,” Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said.

Business » Tourism | November 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3014

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Register 10.8 % Y/Y Increase in September

In the month of September, Bulgarians completed 450 922 trips abroad, which represented an increase of 10.8 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | October 27, 2015, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2697

Bulgaria to Introduce Facilitated Visa Procedure for Turkish Tourists

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova promised to facilitate the procedure on the issuing of visas to Turkish citizens.

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2884

Bulgarian Tour Operators Experience Hardest Year in Past Decade

The chairperson of the Association of Bulgarian tour operators and travel agents, Bayko Baykov, said on Monday that Bulgarian tourism is experiencing its hardest year in the past decade

Business » Tourism | October 20, 2015, Tuesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 3298

World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria

World-famous film stars appear in a new commercial promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia announced on Sunday.

Business » Tourism | October 11, 2015, Sunday // 18:00 | Viewed: 4448

Bulgaria's Svoge: a Starting Point to Explore Beautiful Iskar Gorge

Novinite is republishing a second (after the one about Lakatnik) story by our reader Leon de Leeuw, who visited the area of Lakatnik, a place not far from Bulgaria's capital Sofia which has much to offer to hikers and nature lovers.

Business » Tourism | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 5739

Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo Ranks as Third Most Affordable Tourist Destination in World

The medieval Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo ranks as the third most affordable tourist destination in the world.

Business » Tourism | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 5992

Trips Abroad by Bulgarians Rise 11% in August, Foreign Visitors Up 2.3%

The number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad rose by 11.

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2015, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2131

Bulgaria Working on Joint 'Balkan' Tourism Product

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said that Bulgaria is to present a joint tourism product with "neighboring Balkan countries".

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2015, Monday // 00:36 | Viewed: 2743