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