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Romania Set to Tap Bulgaria's Experience in Tourism

Romania, which has recently announced ambitious plans for the development of its seaside resorts, has declared willingness to tap the experience of its neighbor Bulgaria as far as privatization and investments in the tourism sector are concerned.

Business » Tourism | March 29, 2010, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3331

Bulgaria Tourism Sector Cries Foul over VAT Hike

Bulgaria's government plans to increase the value-added tax by 2 percentage points to to 22 percent triggered vehement opposition by representatives of the tourism sector, saying the move will be detrimental for them.

Business » Tourism | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1972

Europe Commission of WTO Meets in Bulgaria in April

The Europe Travel Commission of the World Tourism Organization is going to hold a sitting in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2335

Bulgarian, Greek Tourists Replace Brits in Rhodope Resorts

The resorts in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountain are increasingly starting to seek Bulgarian and Greek customers as the number of UK and Irish tourists is dropping.

Business » Tourism | March 24, 2010, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 3268

Bulgaria Airport Traffic Trebles in 8 Years

Passenger numbers at Bulgaria's three main international airports trebled from 2,2 M in 2000 to over 6,6 million in 2008, before falling by 9% in 2009 to just over 6,0 M travelers.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 2204

Tour Operator Opens New Bulgaria Winter Vacation Route

Balkan Holidays, the low-cost tour operator, has announced a new route from Leeds Bradford Airport to Sofia, Bulgaria for the next winter season.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 4489

TUI: Romania Tourism Lags behind Bulgaria by 7-8 Years

Tourism developed significantly in Bulgaria during the last years, while in Romania it doesn't really attract foreign investors, German tourism operator TUI manager for Marocco, Romania and Bulgaria Detlev Hohne told Deutsche Welle.

Business » Tourism | March 15, 2010, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 4374

Bulgaria's Varna Welcomes First Tourists for 2010 Summer Season

The first group of foreign tourists for the 2010 summer season were welcomed Monday at the airport in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna.

Business » Tourism | March 15, 2010, Monday // 15:23 | Viewed: 3934

Bulgaria Gets Special Award at Moscow Tourism Expo ITM

Bulgaria received a special prize at the Fifth Annual Intourmarket (ITM) expo in Moscow, Russia.

Business » Tourism | March 14, 2010, Sunday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4752

Romanians Expected to Invade Bulgarian Sea Resorts over Easter

Romanians are flocking to the Bulgarian Sea coast for Easter, the Romanian daily "Capital" writes Saturday.

Business » Tourism | March 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2116

Bulgarian Tourism Optimistic about German Market

Bulgaria's Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Ivo Marinov, traveled to Germany Friday to present Bulgaria as a year-round tourist destination at the International Travel Trade Show, ITB.

Business » Tourism | March 12, 2010, Friday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2384

Easy Hotel Opens Doors in Bulgaria's Capital

The first Bulgarian hotel from the UK-based budget chain easyHotel is opening doors in Sofia, the company announced.

Business » Tourism | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 17:52 | Viewed: 4374

International Travel Trade Show Opens in Berlin

The largest tourist expo - International Travel Trade Show, ITB, is opening in Berlin Tuesday with the participation of over 11 000 companies from 187 countries.

Business » Tourism | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 19:20 | Viewed: 3202

Bulgaria Minister: Beach Concessions Costs Will Drop 30%

Bulgaria's government will shortly approve a new strategy for development of the country's beaches, and will lower the cost of concessions and rentals.

Business » Tourism | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 3362

Greece Moves to Attract Bulgarian Tourists to Mount Athos

Greek tourism organizations have launched a promotional campaign to attract Bulgarian visitors to the Mount Athos area.

Business » Tourism | March 8, 2010, Monday // 21:05 | Viewed: 5060

Bulgarians' Travels Slump in 4Q 2009 over Crisis

The trips of Bulgarians abroad during the fourth quarter of 2009 have been 1 178 000, the National Statistics Institute data shows.

Business » Tourism | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1822

Turkish Soaps Channel Bulgarian Tourists to Istanbul

The overwhelming popularity of Turkish soap operas in Bulgaria recently has increased the number of Bulgarians visiting Istanbul, tourist operators say.

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2010, Friday // 20:31 | Viewed: 5846

Bulgarians’ Trips Abroad Drop by 16,5% in January

Bulgarians tend to travel abroad less, according to the latest report of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | February 26, 2010, Friday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2234

Bulgaria's Largest Tourist Expo Kicks off in Sofia

The 27th edition of Bulgaria's largest tourist fair, "Holiday/SPA EXPO 2010" is opening on Thursday.

Business » Tourism | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 08:05 | Viewed: 2981

Hotel Nights Spent by Foreigners in Bulgaria down 20% Y/Y

The number of nights spent in hotels in Bulgaria is down and 3 times below the EU average, according to the lasted data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Business » Tourism | February 23, 2010, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1928

Bulgaria Denies Report of USD 1 B Super Borovets Development

Two years and a half after Bulgaria's controversial mega-resort, dubbed Super Borovets, was given the go-ahead, representatives of the companies involved has denied Reuters agency sensational report that it has been unfrozen.

Business » Tourism | February 9, 2010, Tuesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 7217
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