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Volcanic Ash Cost Bulgarian Tourism EUR 600,000

Bulgaria's tour operators have suffered losses worth EUR 600,000 due to travel disruptions caused by the high-altitude ash that billowed from an erupting Icelandic volcano.

Business » Tourism | May 31, 2010, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 3477

Bulgaria's Varna to Exhibit Life-Size Dinosaurs

Models of life-size dinosaurs will be exhibited in the Sea Garden of Bulgaria's Black Sea city Varna over the summer.

Business » Tourism | May 30, 2010, Sunday // 18:32 | Viewed: 4175

Ambassador: Fewer Russian Tourists over Bulgaria's Tough Visa Rules

Russia keeps demanding from Bulgaria a visa-free travel regime, stated Yury Isakov, Ambassador to the Russian Federation.

Business » Tourism | May 30, 2010, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 2691

Large-scale Abuses Discovered at Bulgaria's 'Sunny Beach' Resort

Large-scale abuses were discovered in less then three weeks after the State replaced the minority shareholders' Managing Board of Bulgaria's largest sea resort "Sunny Beach.

Business » Tourism | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 17:31 | Viewed: 2660

Number of Bulgarians Traveling Abroad Down by 30% in April

A total of 340 000 Bulgarians traveled abroad in April 2010, which is a decline of almost 30% year-on-year, announced the Bulgarian National Statistics Institute (NSI).

Business » Tourism | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1847

Bulgaria Expects 6 Million Foreign Tourists in 2010

A total of 8-8.5 million tourists will make their vacations in Bulgaria in 2010, and some 6 million are expected to come from abroad.

Business » Tourism | May 24, 2010, Monday // 19:16 | Viewed: 2236

Bulgaria's Varna Enjoys Parade of Sail of 2010 Tall Ships Regatta

Thousands of residents and guests of the Bulgarian sea capital Varna have enjoyed the marvelous Parade of Sail staged by the participants in the 2010 Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta.

Business » Tourism | May 24, 2010, Monday // 16:51 | Viewed: 4233

Bulgarian Boat Kaliakra Reaches Varna in 2010 Tall Ships Regatta

Bulgarian barquentine Kaliakra has arrived in the port of Varna overnight which placed it among the first 11 of the total of 22 participants in the 2010 Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta.

Business » Tourism | May 21, 2010, Friday // 10:30 | Viewed: 3796

Bulgaria's Varna Welcomes 2010 Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta

The first participants in the 2010 Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta have arrived in Bulgaria's largest Black Sea port of Varna even though most were delayed by the lack of strong winds.

Business » Tourism | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 20:36 | Viewed: 3277

Optimistic Forecast for Bulgaria's Tourist Summer Season

Bulgaria expects a 5% increase of its tourist sector during the summer season compared to 2009, Deputy Economy and Tourism Minister, Ivo Marinov, forecasts.

Business » Tourism | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 12:45 | Viewed: 2560

US Hotel Giant Marriott Steps on Balkans

The US hotel chain Marriott is entering the Balkan market with its first, 180-room, hotel in the Macedonian capital Skopje to open doors in 2013.

Business » Tourism | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 3967

Bulgarians' Hotel Stay at Local Resorts down 17%

The number of nights spent in local hotels by Bulgarians is down over 17% in the first quarter of 2010, data published Monday by the National Statistics Institute (NSI) shows.

Business » Tourism | May 17, 2010, Monday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgaria Boasts 3.2% Increase in Winter Tourism Y/Y

During the traditional months for winter tourism in Bulgaria, January and February, the industry had registered a 3.2% growth compared to the same period of 2009.

Business » Tourism | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 19:50 | Viewed: 2275

Bulgaria Govt Grabs Hold of Botanical Garden

Bulgaria's government ignored the decision of a number of Bulgarian courts and has grabbed hold of the botanical garden in the Bulgarian coastal town of Balchik.

Business » Tourism | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgarians Go For Home Resorts for May Holidays

The majority of the Bulgarians going on a vacation during the May holidays have preferred the home sea and mountain resorts to foreign destinations.

Business » Tourism | May 9, 2010, Sunday // 11:42 | Viewed: 3319

Bulgarian Sailing Boat Kaliakra Sets Off for Tall Ships Regatta

Bulgarian sailing boat Kaliakra has set off to the Greek port of Volos, which is the starting point of the 2010 Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta, which will also include Bulgaria's largest port Varna.

Business » Tourism | May 6, 2010, Thursday // 12:54 | Viewed: 4298

Bulgaria's Varna City Hall Bans Summer Season Construction

All construction in resorts near Bulgaria's Black sea capital Varna is banned, beginning May 15, over the opening of the summer season.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 2281

State Succeeds in Ousting Bulgaria's 'Sunny Beach' Board

The Bulgarian State finally succeed to replace the Managing Board of the country's largest beach resort "Sunny Beach" after a 9-year rule of the minority shareholders.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 5313

New Chapter in Saga over Bulgaria’s Botanical Garden Ownership

The wrangle over the ownership of the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik is back with a vengeance, it emerged on Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2137

Temple Models to Become Top New Tourist of Bulgaria Capital

The new top tourist attraction of the Bulgarian capital Sofia will be a model of the four religious temples in its very downtwon, according to the city's Chief Architect Petar Dikov.

Business » Tourism | May 3, 2010, Monday // 19:17 | Viewed: 3010

Economy Ministry Drafts 'Guide for Attracting Bulgarian Tourists'

A "Guide for Attracting Bulgarian Tourists" was released Monday by the Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | May 3, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1558
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