Business » Tourism

Bulgaria Winter Tourist Season to Be Salvaged by Bulgarians

It will be down to the Bulgarians themselves to salvage the winter tourist season, just as it happened in the summer, operators have warned.

Business » Tourism | November 16, 2009, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 5000

Pop-up Hotels "Future of Europe's Tourism"

Pop-up hotels, in which pre-built units are incorporated into a steel frame that can easily be demolished, could be the future for European tourism, a travel trends report said.

Business » Tourism | November 16, 2009, Monday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2528

Bulgaria Potential Destination for Pedophile Tourism

Bulgaria has been highlighted as a potential destination for sexual exploiters of children, during a a seminar on responsible tourism in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | November 11, 2009, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3581

Turkey Tourist Stand Blocks Bulgaria at World Expo in London

Bulgarian tourism business representatives declared they were pleased with the appearance of the country’s stand at the 30th World Travel Market (WTM) tourism expo.

Business » Tourism | November 10, 2009, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 3207

Bulgaria Joins World Travel Market in London

Bulgaria is taking part in a World Travel Market (WTM) 2009 being held in London, November 9-12, the second biggest tourist exhibition in the world and the most important for the country's winter resorts.

Business » Tourism | November 9, 2009, Monday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1918

Lonely Planet: Bulgaria among World's Best-Value Destinations

Bulgaria is ranked the eighth best-value tourist destination globally by travel guide firm Lonely Planet.

Business » Tourism | November 3, 2009, Tuesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 8276

Bulgaria Ski Resorts 40% Cheaper Than French Alps - Survey

According to a survey compiled by InsureandGo, a UK based insurance company, tourists can save up to 40% by traveling to Bulgaria rather than the French Alps to ski this winter.

Business » Tourism | October 31, 2009, Saturday // 10:43 | Viewed: 3419

Culture Tourism Plan Divides Bulgaria in 13 Regions

The Bulgarian cabinet approved Wednesday the long-term plan for the development of culture tourism in the country.

Business » Tourism | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2926

Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks Rank 2nd on 7 Wonders Reserve List

The Bulgarian natural phenomenon, the Belogradchik rocks, have been placed on the New 7 Wonders of Nature Reserve List where they currently rank second.

Business » Tourism | October 12, 2009, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 11189

Bulgaria Southern Black Sea Resorts Attract Only Poor Foreigners

The southern part of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast continues to attract foreign visitors, but mainly those who are badly-off or jobless.

Business » Tourism | October 12, 2009, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 3315

Bulgaria National Culture Tourism Strategy Applies Italian Model

The national strategy for development of culture tourism is completed and will be introduced to the Council of Ministers next week.

Business » Tourism | October 10, 2009, Saturday // 16:32 | Viewed: 3512

Bulgaria Elected to UNWTO Council

Bulgaria has been elected to the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation for a two-year term (2009-2011).

Business » Tourism | October 9, 2009, Friday // 14:37 | Viewed: 4376

Bulgaria Legendary Beach Hotel Auctioned over Unpaid Debt

The popular hotel complex "Astoria" in the Bulgarian beach resort "Golden Sands" is offered for sale at public auction.

Business » Tourism | October 8, 2009, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 3183

Bulgaria Top Sea Resort Sunny Beach with 10% Fewer Tourists

The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria's largest Black Sea resort, Sunny Beach, during the 2009 summer season has gone down by 10%.

Business » Tourism | October 8, 2009, Thursday // 16:42 | Viewed: 3038

Bulgaria Officially Closes State Tourism Agency

Bulgaria's parliament officially removed the state tourism agency, whose functions will be inherited by the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | October 8, 2009, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1773

Expert: Revenue of Bulgaria's Tourism down by 25% in 2009

Bulgaria's tourism sector is going to register a decline of 20-25% in its revenue in 2009 compared to the 2008 levels.

Business » Tourism | October 7, 2009, Wednesday // 22:32 | Viewed: 2022

'Norwegian Jade' Largest Liner to Ever Visit Bulgaria's Varna

The 295-meter Norwegian Jade liner stopped briefly at Bulgaria’s Black Sea port Varna Wednesday.

Business » Tourism | October 7, 2009, Wednesday // 22:19 | Viewed: 3655

August Foreigner Trips to Bulgaria Down 10%

Foreign visits to Bulgaria decreased by over 10 % in August 2009 compared to the same month last year.

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2009, Monday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1995

Bulgaria Tourism Head: No Dramatic Drops in 2009

Bulgaria's tourism sector has achieved decent results in 2009 despite the global economic crisis, according to the outgoing head of the State Tourism Agency, Aneliya Krushkova.

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2009, Monday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2237

Record Number of Visitors Expected at Bulgaria's Kaliakra Cape

A record number of tourists are expected to visit one of Bulgaria's top Black Sea attractions, the Kaliakra Cape.

Business » Tourism | September 28, 2009, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 12833

1,5% of Bulgaria Foreign Tourist Revenue Is from Alternative Tourism

About 1,5% of Bulgaria's total revenue from foreign tourists in 2009 will come alternative tourism services.

Business » Tourism | September 25, 2009, Friday // 20:00 | Viewed: 2048
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria