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Bulgarian Minister of Transport Fired the Director of Bulgarian Railways

By order of the Minister of Transport and Communications Nikolay Sabev, an extraordinary meeting of the Board of Directors of Holding BDZ EAD was held, which decided to dismiss Lyuben Nanov, Manager of Bulgarian Railways (BDZ - Passenger Transport EOOD).

Business » Tourism | December 16, 2021, Thursday // 16:37 | Viewed: 4732

From Tomorrow Wizz Air will start Flying between Sofia and St. Petersburg

As of tomorrow, Wednesday, the Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will start operating flights between Sofia and St. Petersburg, the company announced at a press conference.

Business » Tourism | December 14, 2021, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 3605

Bulgaria: New Schedule for BDZ Trains Comes into Force Today

The new train schedule of BDZ - Passenger Transport EOOD comes into force this Sunday, December 12, the company announced.

Business » Tourism | December 12, 2021, Sunday // 12:34 | Viewed: 5041

Bulgaria: By How Much did Prices in Hotels Jump for the Upcoming Holidays?

Twice as many foreign tourists and higher prices for the upcoming holidays. These are the forecasts of experts in the tourism industry. About half a million people will be able to afford a holiday in Bulgaria, and about 60,000 abroad. Despite the measures

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2021, Saturday // 14:32 | Viewed: 3648

News on the Current Status of US Visa Services in Bulgaria

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy in Sofia is pleased to announce the resumption of visa appointments for all categories of nonimmigrant visas on a limited basis. Beginning December 8, we will offer a limited number of appointments for visitor visas (B

Business » Tourism | December 7, 2021, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3492

Tax Authorities have Collected BGN 4 million from Properties Rented through Airbnb

Over BGN 4 million in income has been declared by owners who provide real estate to accommodate tourists through the Airbnb platform, the National Revenue Agency announced. Income taxation of this activity was introduced in February 2020 - about a month b

Business » Tourism | December 7, 2021, Tuesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 3045

Switzerland has introduced a Mandatory PCR Test Requirement upon Entry

As of today, December 4, 2021, upon arrival on the territory of the Swiss Confederation, citizens must submit a PCR test done before 72 hours before entering the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3796

Bulgarian Tour Operators are Reporting Increased Interest in Charter Programs for the Holidays

Increased interest in charter programs for Christmas and New Year, according to tour operators. However, tourists are sensitive to all restrictive measures and many of the registrations are at the last minute.

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 3224

US has Introduced Mandatory COVID-19 Negative Test Requirement for those Arriving by Plane

As of December 6, all citizens, regardless of their vaccination status, arriving in the United States by air must submit a negative NAA test (including PCR) or antigen test to the airline within 24 hours prior to boarding, announced the press center of th

Business » Tourism | December 4, 2021, Saturday // 10:30 | Viewed: 2842

Bansko is Preparing for the Winter Season

Greek tourists will rest in our country. After the mass refusals of reservations in recent days, the tourism industry has received assurances that the mandatory PCR test for vaccinated Greek citizens will be dropped. Our winter resorts are preparing for t

Business » Tourism | November 28, 2021, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 4686

Before the Start of the Season: What are the Prices of Tickets for the Ski Area in Bansko

The winter season in Bansko will be officially opened on Saturday, December 18, 2021, Yulen AD announced. In suitable weather conditions, some slopes in the ski area will be processed and opened before the official opening of the ski season.

Business » Tourism | November 18, 2021, Thursday // 12:24 | Viewed: 3907

Travel in Europe Will Not Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels by 2024

Despite high levels of vaccination in many European countries and the stimulation of the tourism industry during the summer months, tourism activity is not expected to return to pre-pandemic levels by 2024.

Business » Tourism | November 9, 2021, Tuesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 3386

Winter Tourism in Bulgaria: Will a Green Certificate be Required for the Ski Areas?

"An extremely interesting tourist season awaits us. According to a survey by the Ministry of Tourism, 74 percent of Bulgarians believe that the conditions for winter tourism in the country are excellent. But in view of the pandemic, there are a number of

Business » Tourism | November 6, 2021, Saturday // 10:45 | Viewed: 4480

Bulgaria: The Ski Season will be More Expensive this Year

The ski season will be more expensive this year due to the economic downturn in tourism and increased overhead costs for hoteliers and sports facility owners. Marian Belyakov, the director of Pamporovo AD, commented on this in The Day Begins.

Business » Tourism | October 29, 2021, Friday // 11:18 | Viewed: 6073

In September, the Growth of Foreign Tourists in Bulgaria was Nearly 40% for the Year

Although the next wave of the pandemic was gaining momentum in September, the trips of Bulgarians abroad were 579.2 thousand, or 4.2% more than those registered in September 2020, according to NSI data.

Business » Tourism | October 27, 2021, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 3557

The US Considers Inclusion of Four Countries, Including Bulgaria, in the Visa-Free Travel Program

US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said the United States was considering adding four countries to its visa-free travel program for up to 90 days, Reuters reported.

Business » Tourism | October 27, 2021, Wednesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 5549

Bulgarian Tour Operators Expect a Difficult Winter Season

Tour operators expect a difficult and challenging winter season. There is a risk that the traditional winter tourists from Great Britain, the Scandinavian and Bulgaria's neighboring countries will give up their intentions to come to Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | October 23, 2021, Saturday // 11:28 | Viewed: 3336

Winter Tourism: Bulgaria Expects a Serious Growth of Tourists in Ski Resorts

There is a great interest in Bulgaria. We have twice as many tourists as last year, but now the winter season is even happier, as flights to and from the UK and Russia, where there is even more interest, will be resumed. Bulgaria remains competitive

Business » Tourism | October 18, 2021, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 5609

From October 14, Bulgaria Air Resumes Flights to and from Israel

Arrivers from Israel are not subject to mandatory quarantine in Bulgaria

Business » Tourism | October 11, 2021, Monday // 17:23 | Viewed: 3849

Vaccine Jab Availble at Sofia Airport as of Monday

Mobile Vaccination Site Avilble at Sofia Airport as of 11 October   

Business » Tourism | October 9, 2021, Saturday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2723

Bulgarian Hoteliers Reluctant to Ask for 'Green Passport' from their Guests

Over 75% of hoteliers in Bulgaria are against the introduction of mandatory inspections of guests for COVID certificates, say the organizers of the Hotel Forum, which is the largest professional meeting in tourism in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | October 4, 2021, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2849
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