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.
Russia keeps demanding from Bulgaria a visa-free travel regime, stated Yury Isakov, Ambassador to the Russian Federation.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bulgaria expects a 5% increase of its tourist sector during the summer season compared to 2009, Deputy Economy and Tourism Minister, Ivo Marinov, forecasts.
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.
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.
All construction in resorts near Bulgaria's Black sea capital Varna is banned, beginning May 15, over the opening of the summer season.
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.
The wrangle over the ownership of the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik is back with a vengeance, it emerged on Tuesday.
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.
A "Guide for Attracting Bulgarian Tourists" was released Monday by the Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Tourism.
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