More than 5 000 people attended the opening of the winter season at the Bulgarian ski resort Borovets in the Rila Mountain.
One of Bulgaria's top ski resorts - Pamporovo in the Rhodoppe Mountain - opened Saturday the winter season.
Bulgaria's tourism sector is going to see a stabilization in 2010, according to Rumen Draganov, Chair of the Institute for Analises and Estimates in Tourim.
16 of the largest companies engaged in production and marketing of yachts have founded an Association in Bulgaria.
British archaeologists have proclaimed the second-largest city in Bulgaria, Plovdiv, to be the sixth oldest city in the world.
Bulgaria's revenue from international tourist visits in the first nine months of 2009 amounts to EUR 2,271 B, which is a 1,3% increase compared to the same period of 2008.
The total number of beds in Bulgarian hotels is going to drop by about 20%, down to about 800 000.
Despite the relatively high prices at Bulgarian winter resorts, the foreign tourists' reservations have increased by 5% compared to the same time of last year.
It will be down to the Bulgarians themselves to salvage the winter tourist season, just as it happened in the summer, operators have warned.
Bulgaria has been highlighted as a potential destination for sexual exploiters of children, during a a seminar on responsible tourism in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian tourism business representatives declared they were pleased with the appearance of the country’s stand at the 30th World Travel Market (WTM) tourism expo.
Bulgaria is taking part in a World Travel Market (WTM) 2009 being held in London, November 9-12, the second biggest tourist exhibition in the world and the most important for the country's winter resorts.
Bulgaria is ranked the eighth best-value tourist destination globally by travel guide firm Lonely Planet.
According to a survey compiled by InsureandGo, a UK based insurance company, tourists can save up to 40% by traveling to Bulgaria rather than the French Alps to ski this winter.
The Bulgarian cabinet approved Wednesday the long-term plan for the development of culture tourism in the country.
The Bulgarian natural phenomenon, the Belogradchik rocks, have been placed on the New 7 Wonders of Nature Reserve List where they currently rank second.
The southern part of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast continues to attract foreign visitors, but mainly those who are badly-off or jobless.
The national strategy for development of culture tourism is completed and will be introduced to the Council of Ministers next week.
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