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Number of Tourists in Bulgaria Down 7,8% in 1st Half of 2009

The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria has gone down by 7,8% in the first half of 2009, the Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Ivo Marinov, informed.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 18:43 | Viewed: 1727

'Tastes of Varna' Culinary Fest Kicks off in Bulgaria Black Sea Capital

The first edition of the new culinary festival - "The Tastes of Varna" - started Tuesday night in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital.

Business » Tourism | September 8, 2009, Tuesday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1219

40% of Bulgaria's Tourist Firms in 'Gray' Economy

At least 40% of all of Bulgaria's tourist firms are in the gray economy sector, according to Prof.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2009, Monday // 19:35 | Viewed: 2360

Ohrid Tragedy Might Repeat in Bulgaria's Black Sea City Burgas

The tragedy in Macedonia's Ohrid, in which a tourist ship sank killing 15 Bulgarian tourists, might repeat in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2009, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2969

Bulgaria's Black Sea City Burgas with Interactive Tourist Guide

Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas has launched a new interactive tourist guide, which is the first of its type in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | September 3, 2009, Thursday // 17:10 | Viewed: 10565

Bulgaria Tourist Companies Report 30% Fall in Earnings

Bulgarian tour operators and tourist companies have recorded a 10-15% fall in the number of tourists and a 30% decrease in earnings for the summer 2009 season.

Business » Tourism | September 2, 2009, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria to Use Culture Centers Abroad to Advertise Its Tourism

Bulgaria could be advertised as a global tourist destination in its cultural information centers abroad.

Business » Tourism | August 31, 2009, Monday // 20:36 | Viewed: 3793

Greece, Turkey Remain Bulgaria Tourists Favorite Destinations

Greece and Turgey are still Bulgarian tourists preferable and favorite destination in July 2009.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 13:06 | Viewed: 2202

Bulgaria Burgas Airport Records Fall in Passengers in July y/y

The airport in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas marked a slight decrease in the number of passengers it processed in July on an annual base, German firm Fraport, who owns a 35-year concession for the airport, said.

Business » Tourism | August 24, 2009, Monday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2041

Bulgaria's Varna More Popular Tourist Destination than Burgas

Bulgaria's largest Black Sea city of Varna is a more popular tourist destination than the country's second largest Black Sea city of Burgas.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2009, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 4668

Culture Minister: Bulgaria Should Turn into Real Tourist Destination

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has stated that Bulgarians have to learn how to profit from Bulgaria's cultural and historical heritage.

Business » Tourism | August 15, 2009, Saturday // 12:08 | Viewed: 3708

Bulgaria Tourist Agencies Propose Tax Relief for Bulgarians

Representatives of the Bulgarian Association of Tourism Agencies (BATA) have proposed to the new government that Bulgarian holidaymakers in Bulgaria should be granted tax relief.

Business » Tourism | August 15, 2009, Saturday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2497

Number of Hotels in Bulgaria Rises Despite Crisis

The number of hotels in Bulgaria increased by 115 in the second quarter of 2009 year-on-year, despite the negative effects of the economic crisis on the tourist business.

Business » Tourism | August 14, 2009, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 3636

Bulgaria Black Sea Municipalities Hit by 20% Drop of Tourists

The revenue of Bulgaria's Black Sea municipalities is suffering from the 20% decline of tourists visiting the country's sea resorts.

Business » Tourism | August 9, 2009, Sunday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2661

Bulgaria Top Resort Sunny Beach Fully Booked Despite Crisis

Bulgaria's largest Black Sea resort, Sunny Beach, is visited by plenty of tourists despite the economic crisis.

Business » Tourism | August 9, 2009, Sunday // 16:21 | Viewed: 7376

Sofia Sees Sharp Drop in Foreign Arrivals in H1

The number of foreigners, who visited Bulgaria's capital Sofia during the first half of the year , totaled 112 217, marking a 61,7% decrease over the same period in 2008.

Business » Tourism | August 8, 2009, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1604

Bulgaria Mountain Resort Pamporovo Sees 30% Drop in Tourists

The number of tourists who visited Bulgaria's mountain resort Pamporovo in summer 2009 so far is 30% smaller than in 2008.

Business » Tourism | August 3, 2009, Monday // 19:49 | Viewed: 2968

Bulgarians Cancel Holiday Plans over Financial Crisis

37% of Bulgarians will not be able to take a holiday this year over the global financial crisis, research company Gallup International has discovered.

Business » Tourism | August 3, 2009, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 4740

Enormous Traffic Jams Close to Bulgaria Black Sea Resorts

Enormous traffic jams have been forming on and off during the weekend on the major road connecting Bulgaria's southern Black Sea resorts and the interior of the country.

Business » Tourism | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2631

Summer Tourist Season to Be Profitable for Bulgaria despite Crisis

Despite the expected decline of the number of foreign tourists in Bulgarian resorts during summer 2009, Bulgaria is likely to end up with a profitable tourist season.

Business » Tourism | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 3240

Black Sea City Burgas Set to Become Barcelona of the Balkans

Bulgaria's Black Sea city Burgas is going to have a new urban development plan that will make it look similar to the Catalan city of Barcelona.

Business » Tourism | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 20:02 | Viewed: 8338
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