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Finnish Tourists Stranded on Bulgarian Black Sea Might Have to Hitchhike Home

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.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 18:20 | Viewed: 2560

Saga of Stranded Foreign Tourists in Bulgaria Drags On

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.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1912

Some Stranded Russian Tourists to Fly to Moscow from Bulgarian Black Sea

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.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1735

Bulgarian PM Sends Mins to Resolve Stranded Intl Tourists Scandal

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.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2047

Finland Flight from Bulgarian Black Sea Cancelled Due to Tour Operator

The Saturday evening flight from Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas to Finland's capital Helsinki has been cancelled.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2086

Russian Vice-Min in Bulgaria to Aid Stranded Tourists

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.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1546

No Good News for Stranded Russians in Bulgarian 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.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1294

Tour Operator's Debts Left Russian Tourists Stranded at Bulgaria's Burgas Airport

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.

Business » Tourism | September 9, 2011, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2396

Russian Tourists Stuck at Burgas Airport over Unpaid Tickets

A large group of Russian tourists have found themselves stranded at Burgas Airport, unable to get on a flight home over unpaid tickets.

Business » Tourism | September 9, 2011, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2613

Air Ticket Prices in Bulgaria Take Off after New Fee

Airline tickets in Bulgaria will become costlier due to a new security fee.

Business » Tourism | September 9, 2011, Friday // 12:19 | Viewed: 2813

Municipality to Intersperse Sofia with Tourist Info Centers

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.

Business » Tourism | September 3, 2011, Saturday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2193

Polish Girl Welcomed as Bulgarian Varna Airport's Millionth Passanger 2011

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.

Business » Tourism | September 2, 2011, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 3110

Bulgarian Black Sea Resort Albena Sees 6% More Tourists in 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.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2011, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2213

Bulgaria's 2011 Income from Foreign Tourists to Reach EUR 2.7 B

Bulgaria's total 2011 income from foreign tourists will reach EUR 2.7 B, according to estimates from the National Tourism Board, an NGO.

Business » Tourism | August 28, 2011, Sunday // 18:48 | Viewed: 2973

Bulgaria Marks National Day of Tourism, Hiking

Bulgarians mark Sunday the 116th anniversary of organized hiking and tourism in the country.

Business » Tourism | August 28, 2011, Sunday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2403

Bulgaria Sees Increase of Foreign Visitors July 2011 y/y

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.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2011, Friday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1870

Bulgarian Resort Sunny Beach Demands British Police Officers for 2012

Bulgaria's popular southern Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach wants British police officers to patrol it during the next tourist season.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2011, Friday // 13:45 | Viewed: 5254

Bulgaria Clueless on Tourist Numbers in Its Black Sea Resorts

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.

Business » Tourism | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 6263

Giant 'Dinosaur' Pays Visit to Bulgaria's Varna

A peculiar tourist attraction – a 45-meter-long artificial dinosaur has arrived in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna.

Business » Tourism | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 7514

'No Name' Offers Dump Prices on Bulgarian Coast

The so-called "no name" offers are lowering prices of summer vacations on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, alarmed travel agents inform.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2011, Saturday // 17:33 | Viewed: 3488

Sofia Airport to Launch New Air Traffic Control Tower in 2012

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.

Business » Tourism | August 19, 2011, Friday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2286
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