The prices of packages for Greece, offered by Bulgarian tour operators, won't increase this year despite the hike of VAT from 11 to 13% as of Jan 1, 2011, which have raised food, transport and public utility prices, people from the tourism sector said.
A wide range of little souvenirs are to be launched by Bulgaria's government in order to increase the foreign interest in the country as a touristic destination.
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has reacted strongly against the intention of authorities of the town of Sozopol to erect a statue of Ancient Greek god Apollo.
Bulgaria has been listed among the top nine global tourist destinations for 2011 in a CNN article.
A 20% increase of travels between Bulgaria and Greece has been registered during this year’s holidays by the Border Police.
The number of trips Bulgarian traveled abroad continued to go down in November while the number of foreign visitors to the country is up, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (NSI).
Cave-lovers from a tourist club called "Rodopeya" are going to welcome the new year in the Yagodinska Cave in Southern Bulgaria.
All Bulgarian transportation hubs – bus, railroad stations and airports have reported major travel loads Friday, before the arrival of Christmas Eve.
Hilton Worldwide has formally announced the opening of its 200th hotel in Europe – the Doubletree by Hilton Varna – which is located in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Golden Sands.
The Bulgarian tourism's rose logo will be probably substituted soon, as a project for the establishment of the country's touristic brand has been launched by the Ministry of Tourism.
Two top Bulgarian winter resorts – Pamporovo and Borovets, are officially launching this weekend the winter season.
The Russian Federal Tourist Agency "Rostourism" released Friday data showing Bulgaria ranks third among the destinations that are risky for Russian holidaymakers.
Fewer Bulgarians will travel abroad during the Christmas and New Year's holidays this year and they will prefer the country's opportunities for rural and mountain tourism, according to Bulgarian tour operators.
Bulgaria's ruling party has opposed proposals for a delay in the introduction of a flat 9% value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector, scheduled for April 1 next year.
Bulgaria's Interior Ministry is sending to the country's winter resorts police patrols whose members speaks up to three foreign languages, Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, informs.
Bulgaria's winter tourism is slowly recovering from the financial crisis, mainly due to the increased number of tourists from neighboring Balkan countries.
Bulgaria's 2010/11 winter tourist season will be stronger than the last one, according to Minister of Economy Traicho Traikov.
The electricity supply for Bulgaria's winter resorts is completely adequate and no shortages are to be expected, according to National Electric Company (NEK) president Krasimir Parvanov.
The major TV channels National Geographic, Eurosport and Euronews is sending TV crews to Bulgaria to shoot reportages on tourism in the country, the Bulgarian Economy Ministry has announced.
The European Commission has not threatened with sanctions Bulgaria's government unless it introduces a flat 9% value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector next year, an MEP from the opposition Socialist party claims.
Borovets, one of the top Bulgarian ski resorts, has announced its prices for the 2010-11 winter season, which have not been raised from last year.
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