There is a grave problem in finding a flight to transport the 170 tourists headed back to Helsinki, who were stranded in Bulgaria's Burgas Airport after their airline cancelled the flight, according to Bulgarian Minister of Transport Ivailo Moskovski.
Negotiations between airline Bulgaria Air and tour operator Alma Tour have failed to reach an agreement that would allow hundreds of stranded international tourists to return to their homes.
180 of the more than 600 international tourists stranded in Burgas on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast will be able to fly home Saturday afternoon.
Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has ordered ministers of economy Traicho Traikov and of transport Ivailo Moskovski to go to Burgas and resolve the case of hundreds of Russian and Scandinavian tourists who had their flights home cancelled.
The Saturday evening flight from Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas to Finland's capital Helsinki has been cancelled.
A Russian vice-Minister of Tourism has arrived in Bulgarian Black Sea city to help the case of the 500 stranded Russian tourists at Burgas Airport.
There is no information when the some 500 Russian tourists whose flight from the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas to St. Petersburg was cancelled will be able to return home.
The group of 300 Russian tourists stuck at Burgas Airport was prevented from boarding the Friday morning flight home due to a debt of BGN 7 M to Bulgaria Air, said Antonia Atanasova, spokesperson of Bulgaria's national air carrier.
A large group of Russian tourists have found themselves stranded at Burgas Airport, unable to get on a flight home over unpaid tickets.
Airline tickets in Bulgaria will become costlier due to a new security fee.
Sofia Municipality is going to open at least five more Tourist Information Centers, in addition to the only existing one, according to Deputy Sofia Mayor Irina Savina.
Maja, a two-year old Polish girl from the city of Lublin, received a special welcome to Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, as she became Varna airport's one millionth passenger for 2011.
One of the top Bulgarian Black Sea resorts, Albena, has seen an increase of 6% in the number of tourists during the 2011 summer season, year-on-year, a company representative said.
Bulgaria's total 2011 income from foreign tourists will reach EUR 2.7 B, according to estimates from the National Tourism Board, an NGO.
Bulgarians mark Sunday the 116th anniversary of organized hiking and tourism in the country.
The number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria in July 2011 was 1 609 900, which indicates a 2.6% increase year on year, the country's National Statistical Institute says.
Bulgaria's popular southern Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach wants British police officers to patrol it during the next tourist season.
The chaotic urban development of the Bulgarian Black Sea resorts has been exposed as the Regional Development Ministry is trying to figure out how many tourists reside in each one of them over the summer.
A peculiar tourist attraction – a 45-meter-long artificial dinosaur has arrived in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna.
The so-called "no name" offers are lowering prices of summer vacations on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, alarmed travel agents inform.
The Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority (BULATSA) and construction company Glavbolgarstroy have signed a contract for the preliminary design and construction of a new control tower at Sofia Airport.
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