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Bulgarian Tour Operators: No Hikes for Trips to Greece

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.

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2048

Bulgarian Government Invests in Promotion Souvenirs

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.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2896

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Rises against Ancient Greek God Statue

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.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 6605

Bulgaria Makes It to CNN's Top 2011 Tourist Destinations

Bulgaria has been listed among the top nine global tourist destinations for 2011 in a CNN article.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 4513

Border Police Register 20% Increase of Bulgaria-Greece Travels

A 20% increase of travels between Bulgaria and Greece has been registered during this year’s holidays by the Border Police.

Business » Tourism | December 27, 2010, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 3359

Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Down 15% in November Y/Y

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).

Business » Tourism | December 27, 2010, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2459

Tourists to Spend New Year's Eve in Miraculous Bulgarian Cave

Cave-lovers from a tourist club called "Rodopeya" are going to welcome the new year in the Yagodinska Cave in Southern Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | December 25, 2010, Saturday // 17:03 | Viewed: 5155

Bulgarians Set on Mass Holiday Travel

All Bulgarian transportation hubs – bus, railroad stations and airports have reported major travel loads Friday, before the arrival of Christmas Eve.

Business » Tourism | December 24, 2010, Friday // 17:27 | Viewed: 3188

Doubletree by Hilton Varna Becomes Hilton's 200th Hotel in Europe

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.

Business » Tourism | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 4225

Bulgaria to Rebrand Its Touristic Image

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.

Business » Tourism | December 20, 2010, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 5653

Bulgarian Resorts Officially Launch Winter Season

Two top Bulgarian winter resorts – Pamporovo and Borovets, are officially launching this weekend the winter season.

Business » Tourism | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3038

Bulgaria 3rd Most Dangerous Destination for Russians

The Russian Federal Tourist Agency "Rostourism" released Friday data showing Bulgaria ranks third among the destinations that are risky for Russian holidaymakers.

Business » Tourism | December 17, 2010, Friday // 11:26 | Viewed: 5684

Fewer Bulgarians to Spend Christmas Holidays Abroad

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.

Business » Tourism | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2814

Bulgaria Rulers, Opposition Clash over Flat VAT in Tourism

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.

Business » Tourism | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 3541

Polyglot Police Patrols Keep Eye on Bulgarian Winter Resorts

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.

Business » Tourism | December 13, 2010, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 2330

Balkan Neighbors to Boost Bulgaria's Winter Tourism

Bulgaria's winter tourism is slowly recovering from the financial crisis, mainly due to the increased number of tourists from neighboring Balkan countries.

Business » Tourism | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2625

Economy Minister: Bulgarian Winter Tourist Season Will Be Strong

Bulgaria's 2010/11 winter tourist season will be stronger than the last one, according to Minister of Economy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1987

No Power Problems Await Bulgaria Winter Resorts as Season Opens

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.

Business » Tourism | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2244

Major TV Channels to Air Reportages on Bulgaria Tourism

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.

Business » Tourism | December 10, 2010, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2490

Opposition: Bulgaria's Govt Lied about EC Sanctions over Flat VAT in Tourism

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.

Business » Tourism | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2046

Bulgarian Ski Resort Announces Unchanged Prices for New Season

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.

Business » Tourism | December 3, 2010, Friday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1880
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