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British Teenager Falls from Balcony, Dies in Bulgaria

Tom McNeill, a 17-year-old Brit tragically died after falling from the balcony of his hotel room in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach resort.

Business » Tourism | July 25, 2011, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 4089

Bulgaria Re-launches Once Popular Sea Shuttles

The Bulgarian Transport Ministry is reinstating the popular sea shuttles known as comets servicing the country's beach resorts and coastal cities.

Business » Tourism | July 24, 2011, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2666

Bulgaria Sees Increase in Number of Russian Tourists

An increase in the number of Russian tourists has been registered in Bulgaria over the last two years, according to Marin Neshkov, chair of the tourist chamber of the country's Black Sea capital Varna, has said.

Business » Tourism | July 23, 2011, Saturday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2266

Sofia, Bulgaria, Rated Top European Bargain City for US Vacationers

Sofia has been ranked the most affordable European city for US travelers by TripAdvisor, a travel review website based in Newton.

Business » Tourism | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 2364

Cross-Carrying Cornish Evangelist Tours Bulgaria

Englishman Lindsay Hammon is touring Bulgaria on foot, carrying a large wooden cross on his back and praying for divine support for the country.

Business » Tourism | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 13:35 | Viewed: 2011

Bulgaria's Tourism Optimistic about 2011

Bulgaria's touristic branch expects good results 2011, according to Blagoy Ragin, chair of the country's organization of hotel and restaurant owners.

Business » Tourism | July 18, 2011, Monday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2007

Each Accident Tarnishes Bulgarian Tourism's Image - Minister

Media coverage of tourism can significantly affect public attitudes towards a destination, according to Traicho Traikov, Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2300

400 000 British Tourists Expected to Flock to Bulgaria 2011

Some 400 000 British tourists will have visited Bulgaria by the end of 2011, Catherine Barber, current Charge d 'Affairs of Great Britain in the Balkan country' has stated.

Business » Tourism | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 16:45 | Viewed: 2793

Bulgarian Tourist Sector Hopes for 'Hot' Summer 2011

Over four million tourists are expected to visit the Bulgarian Black Sea coast during the summer of 2011, according to the forecast of the Institute for Analysis and Assessment of Tourism.

Business » Tourism | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2380

Tourists Fall Prey to Doctors' Shocking Cynicism, Ripoffs in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts are plagued with cynical doctors whose sole purpose is to rip off the foreign tourists with excessive prices and fake diagnoses, according to a report.

Business » Tourism | July 15, 2011, Friday // 08:54 | Viewed: 2263

Foreigners Fancy Bulgaria's Cultural, Spa Tourism

Cultural and spa activities are considered the most attractive forms of tourism among the foreign tourists in Bulgaria, according to a poll conducted by Synesta Consortium.

Business » Tourism | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1965

Scandinavian Tourists Ripped Off for Medical Aid in Bulgaria

The Regional Prosecutor's Office in Bulgaria's Varna is about to launch a pre-court procedure over abuses with medical services for foreign tourists along the Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 3253

Agriculture Minister Targets Rotten Food in Bulgarian Black Sea Hotels

Over 300 hotels in Bulgarian Black Sea resorts have been fined over poor quality food offered as part of all-inclusive holiday deals, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov announced Tuesday.

Business » Tourism | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2319

Strandzha Mountain Tipped for Joint Bulgarian-Turkish Project with UNESCO Status

The border Strandzha Mountain should become a joint Bulgarian-Turkish project for non-material cultural heritage that should seek UNESCO status, Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has proposed upon welcoming his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul.

Business » Tourism | July 11, 2011, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 3786

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Boasts Increase of Tourist Visits

The number of Bulgarian and foreign tourists, who have visited Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv, has increased significantly.

Business » Tourism | July 11, 2011, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2397

Bulgaria Attracts Ever Lower-Income Tourists - Expert

As a tourist destination, Bulgaria participates in the redistribution of tourist flows regardless of where the negative processes and crisis situations occur, but over the past years Bulgaria has been attracting increasingly low-income tourists, according

Business » Tourism | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 2149

Hotel Owners in Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Rise Anew against Double Taxation

Representatives of the arguing parties from Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach have declared their willingness to engage in a new dialogue on the hotly contested infrastructure tax and access to the eastern part of the complex.

Business » Tourism | July 4, 2011, Monday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2940

Bulgaria's Vidin Medieval Fortress in Dire Need of Restoration

The medieval fortress in Bulgaria's Danube city of Vidin, also known as "Baba Vida", a top tourist spot, is in a dire need of reconstruction, according to its management.

Business » Tourism | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 12:52 | Viewed: 6043

Illegal Horse Meat Emerges at Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

Bulgarian food safety authorities have found 18 kg of horse meat at the Golden Sands sea resort during a routine check.

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3446

80% of Bulgarians Prefer Local Sea Resorts

As many as 79% of Bulgarians have chosen the country's sea resorts for their summer breaks, the reasons being mainly financial, a new poll has showed.

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1569

Russian Stars Repulsed by Terrible Smell in Bulgarian Black Sea Resort

Several Russian celebrities have cried foul over what they perceive as a disgusting smell in their luxurious apartments at a Bulgarian Black Sea resort.

Business » Tourism | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 4894
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