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Tourists from Bulgaria Neighbors Increase Dramatically

The number of Bulgarian entry visas requested by Serbian and Macedonian citizens has shot up over the last year according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2009, Monday // 18:32 | Viewed: 3053

Bulgaria Cheapest Destination for UK Tourists

Bulgaria has been pronounced the cheapest destination, and a real bargain by a survey made by Post Office travel services.

Business » Tourism | May 1, 2009, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2743

Bulgaria Tourism Board Wants EUR 45 M for Advertising

Bulgaria's National Tourism Board wants about EUR 30-45 M for advertising the Bulgarian tourism per year.

Business » Tourism | April 30, 2009, Thursday // 20:36 | Viewed: 3460

Bulgaria Tour Operators: Lack of Skilled Workers Harms Industry

Bulgaria is seen as a destination of average quality according to Bulgaria's main tour operators, who had been meeting to discuss problematic issues for the tourism industry.

Business » Tourism | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2421

6,6% Fewer Foreign Tourists in Bulgaria in January-March 2009

The number of foreign tourists in Bulgaria in the first quarter of 2009 declined by 6,6% compared to the same period of 2008.

Business » Tourism | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2256

Number of Trips to, from Bulgaria Shows Steady Decline

The number of trips of Bulgarians abroad and foreign trips to Bulgaria continues to decrease, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2009, Monday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1965

Bulgaria "Poorly Advertised" in Germany

Bulgaria lacks the money and strategy to roll out an efficient advertising campaign, targeting the key for the sector German tourists.

Business » Tourism | April 26, 2009, Sunday // 13:57 | Viewed: 7141

Bulgaria Hotel Owners Block Burgas - Varna Highway

Hotel and restaurant owners and workers have blocked the Burgas - Varna in protest against the infrastructure problems in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach resort.

Business » Tourism | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 35181

German Bookings for Bulgaria Summer 2009 down by 20% y/y

German bookings for Bulgaria for the upcoming summer season mark a fall of 20% on average year-upon-year with the drop ranging from 10% -15% to 25%-30% with the different tour operators.

Business » Tourism | April 17, 2009, Friday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2489

Germanwings Flies Sofia - Hamburg

Germanwings, the German low-cost airline, has announced that it will be expanding its operations in Hamburg as a part of its 2009 winter schedule.

Business » Tourism | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 3052

Bulgaria Varna, Burgas Airports Served More Passengers in H1 2009 y/y

The airports in Bulgaria's Black Sea cities of Varna and Burgas marked an increase in the passengers they processed in the first quarter of this year on an annual base, German firm Fraport, who owns a 35-year concession, said.

Business » Tourism | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3607

Wizz Air Confirms New Varna-London Flights

Wizz Air has confirmed that it will begin operating a new service from London Luton Airport to the Bulgarian seaside city of Varna.

Business » Tourism | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 7158

Bulgaria Bansko Ski Resort Happy with Winter Season

Bulgaria's Bansko ski resort had a very satisfying winter season despite the global financial crisis affect on the tourist business.

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2009, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 23773

Bulgaria State Tourism Agency Targets Bulgarian Emigrants

The Bulgarian State Tourism Agency (STA) is targeting Bulgarian emigrants, aiming to attract them to come on holiday to their home country this summer.

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2009, Monday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2857

Thousands of Romanians Head to Bulgaria for Easter

Romania's national tourist board, ANAT, has announced that at least 10 000 Romanians will spend Easter in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | April 10, 2009, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2858

Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Slump by 50% since 2006

Bulgarians have not changed their travel habits since their membership in the European Union, despite the visa-free opportunities it granted them, official data shows.

Business » Tourism | April 10, 2009, Friday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1745

Bulgaria Cultural Tourism Not Affected by Global Crisis

The sixth annual "Cultural Tourism" expo was launched Wednesday in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Business » Tourism | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 4874

Bulgaria No Longer Cheap Tourist Destination

Bulgaria is no longer presented as a cheap tourist destination, and it no longer has a low price advantage.

Business » Tourism | April 3, 2009, Friday // 13:21 | Viewed: 4082

Bulgaria State Employees to Choose New Attire or Vacation

The Bulgarian State will not slate any additional budget funds for state employees' vacations.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 19:15 | Viewed: 2685

Bulgaria Tour Operators Call for Half-Price Holidays

Bulgarian tour operators have proposed new half-price holiday packages for public servants in the Bulgarian Black Sea resorts.

Business » Tourism | March 31, 2009, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 3128

Bulgaria Sees Sharp Fall in Foreign Tourist Numbers

Bulgaria has no way to avoid the world crisis in the tourism sector according to the President of Bulgaria's State Agency for Tourism, Aneliya Krushkova.

Business » Tourism | March 30, 2009, Monday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2441
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