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Bulgaria Moves Decisively to Lure Even More Russian Tourists

Bulgaria is launching a massive advertising campaign in Russia in order to expand its successful performance with respect to Russian tourists in 2010 so far.

Business » Tourism | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 3069

Bulgarian Spa Hotel Ranked among World's Best

A Bulgarian hotel, the Grand Hotel & SPA Primoretz Burgas, has been placed among the world's 28 best spa hotels by a Germany-based not-for-profit international association.

Business » Tourism | September 20, 2010, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2284

Bulgaria, Romania Kick off Cross-Border Tourism Project

A cross-border project to improve and popularize tourist opportunities in north-east Bulgaria / south-east Romania is starting, reported local authorities at General Toshevo.

Business » Tourism | September 20, 2010, Monday // 12:48 | Viewed: 2339

Govt Approves 7 Bids for Bulgarian Tourism Portal

Bulgaria's Economy Ministry has allowed 7 out of 14 bidders to remain in the competition for winning the tender for creating a national tourism online portal.

Business » Tourism | September 17, 2010, Friday // 20:55 | Viewed: 2166

Bulgaria to Reclaim Black Sea Sand Dunes

Sand dunes on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast must become exclusive property of the state, according to new legislation amendments discussed at the Ministry of Regional Development.

Business » Tourism | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 20:13 | Viewed: 3248

More Tourists, Same Revenues for Bulgaria's Summer 2010

Budget has proved to be a four-letter-word for Bulgaria's tourism sector this year - while the number of foreign tourists is expected to mark a 5%-10% increase, revenues are forecast to remain flat at best.

Business » Tourism | September 13, 2010, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 4010

Bulgaria's International Tourism Ads Suffer Criticism

Bulgaria's recently launched international tourism advertising campaign has been criticized by tour operators at the acquiescence of the respective deputy minister.

Business » Tourism | September 12, 2010, Sunday // 18:04 | Viewed: 8372

Bulgaria Mulls 9% Unified Tourism VAT

Bulgaria's government plans to introduce a 9% unified value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector, not 14% as initially planned, the prime minister said on Friday.

Business » Tourism | September 10, 2010, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2177

Russian Investment Funds Eye Bulgarian SPA Centers

Russian Investment funds show increased and growing interest in Bulgarian SPA centers both on the Black Sea coast and inside the country.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 3796

Bulgarian Tour Operators Shocked by Govt's Plans to Up VAT

Bulgarian tour operators have reacted with dismay to the announcement of the Finance Ministry's plans about considering increasing the VAT for tourist services from 7% to 14%.

Business » Tourism | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2482

Major TV Channels Air Ads for Bulgaria Tourism

Bulgaria will be advertised as a year-round tourist destination on Euronews, Eurosport, National Geographic Channel and Discovery Channel as of September 6.

Business » Tourism | September 6, 2010, Monday // 10:26 | Viewed: 3741

Bulgarians Increased Trips Abroad in Q2

The total number of trips Bulgarian citizens have made within the country and abroad dropped by 11% for the second quarter of 2010, according to preliminary data from Bulgaria's National Statistics Institute.

Business » Tourism | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgaria Welcomes Unprecedented Delegation of Korean Tour Operators

Bulgaria has been presented as a tourist destination to a business delegation from South Korea, which is the first of its kind.

Business » Tourism | August 30, 2010, Monday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2068

Bulgarian Economy Minister Backs Eco Tourism against Mafia

Bulgaria's system of mountain huts and cabins should remain intact to preserve environmentally friendly tourism, said Bulgarian Minister of Economy Traicho Traikov Sunday.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 19:56 | Viewed: 2263

Burgas Airport Welcomes 1.5 Millionth Passenger

Olga Andreevna, who arrived at Burgas Airport on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast Saturday night 22.27 EET from Moscow, turned out to be the airport's 1,500,000th passenger for 2010.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2240

Bulgaria Marks Hikers Day with Mountain Race, Trek

Bulgarians mark the 115th anniversary of organized hiking and tourism in Bulgaria Sunday at the Cherni Vrah summit in the Vitosha mountain nearby capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2312

Bulgaria to Mark Hiking Day with Mountain Race, Concert

Hikers will mark the 115th anniversary of organized hiking in Bulgaria this Sunday at the Cherni Vrah summit in the Vitosha mountain nearby capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 2450

Bulgarian Economy Minister Launches Tourism TV Ad Campaign

Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, and his Deputy for Tourism, Ivo Marinov, are launching officially the national tourism advertising campaign.

Business » Tourism | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2307

Major European TV Channels to Air Ads for Bulgarian Tourism

Tourism in Bulgaria will be advertised on Euronews, Eurosport, National Geographic Channel and Discovery Channel, officials announced.

Business » Tourism | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 3114

Bulgarian Beaches Remain Accessible to All

Access to Bulgarian beaches cannot be restricted because such restrictions are banned by the Constitution, Regional Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, says.

Business » Tourism | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 10584

Bulgarian Consumer Rights Watchdog Fines Fake Travel Agency

The Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Consumers (CPC) has fined a travel agency that has offered trips abroad without having a registration as a tour operator.

Business » Tourism | August 20, 2010, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 4482
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