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FinMin Pledges BGN 10 M for '10 Bulgarian Miracles'

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has pledged additional financing in the amount of BGN 10 M for the "10 Miracles of Bulgaria," including sites from the country's historical and cultural heritage.

Business » Tourism | February 17, 2011, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 3167

Bulgaria to Evaluate National Advertising Campaign in June

The effect of the advertising campaign for tourism in Bulgaria, which targets the country's nationals, will be evaluated in June, according to the Deputy Minister on Economy, Energy and Tourism, Ivo Marinov.

Business » Tourism | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2223

FMD Makes Mess of Hunting Tourism in Southeast Bulgaria

Bulgaria's recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has shattered the hunting tourism in the southeastern part of the country because of the adopted restrictive measures.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 20:28 | Viewed: 3284

Bulgaria's Sofia Sees Drop in Hotel Stays

Bulgaria's capital Sofia has registered a 140 000 decrease in the number of nights spent in hotels in 2010 in comparison with five years ago, according to the city's Municipal Company "Tourist Service", as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency and the D

Business » Tourism | February 6, 2011, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2561

NGOs Move to Restrict TV Porn in Bulgarian Hotels

Bulgarian NGOs have started to restrict the availability of free TV porn in hotels to guests who are underage.

Business » Tourism | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 9608

Nobody Out There to Fix Bulgarian Beaches after Demolition of Illegal Properties

No state institution appears to be responsible for cleaning the rubble of demolished illegal beachfront properties along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Business » Tourism | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 4667

Bulgarian Tycoons Win Trial against State over Yacht Port

Bulgaria's State Construction Supervision Directorate was sentenced to a fine over its order to shut down the Marina Dinevi yacht port.

Business » Tourism | January 28, 2011, Friday // 19:29 | Viewed: 7226

Bulgarians' Trips Abroad Down 15% in December Y/Y

The number of trips of Bulgarian s abroad continued to go down in December while the number of foreign visitors to the country is up, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (NSI) released Thursday.

Business » Tourism | January 27, 2011, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 2072

Bulgaria Launches Online Tourist Calendar

The Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism has launched an online calendar listing interesting tourists sites and events.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 2613

Bulgaria Introduces Flat 9% Value-Added Tax in Tourism April 2011

The ruling majority in Bulgaria's parliament has voted down a proposal for a delay in the introduction of a flat 9% value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector.

Business » Tourism | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 2902

9 Million Tourists Had Vacations in Bulgaria in 2010

Almost 9 million tourists were registered in Bulgaria in 2010, according to data of the National Tourism Board.

Business » Tourism | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 21:10 | Viewed: 2868

Djankov to Refocus Bulgaria's Cultural Tourism on Middle Ages

Bulgaria's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has urged anew an emphasis on cultural and historical tourism, and a program to boost the Bulgarian pilgrimage sites.

Business » Tourism | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 2877

Sofia Tops Cheapest European Travel Destinations Chart

Sofia has topped the chart for cheapest European destinations, which includes 40 cities, according to the travel website priceoftravel.

Business » Tourism | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2377

Bulgaria Is 'More than Sea, Beaches' at Germany's Tourism Exhibition

Bulgaria will take part in the International Holiday Exhibition CMT in Stuttgart, Germany and will present itself as a diverse holiday destination, the Bulgarian Economy Ministry has announced.

Business » Tourism | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 3455

Bulgarian Winter Resort of Pamprovo Aims at Local Tourists

Bulgaria's winter resort Pamporovo is reducing lift prices starting Sunday until the end of January, the resort's CEO, Mariyan Belyakov, announced.

Business » Tourism | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1841

The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Tourism

Just days before the end of 2010 Bulgaria was listed among the top nine global tourist destinations for 2011 in a CNN article.

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 21:44 | Viewed: 10357

Bulgarian Tour Operators: No Hikes for Trips to Greece

The prices of packages for Greece, offered by Bulgarian tour operators, won't increase this year despite the hike of VAT from 11 to 13% as of Jan 1, 2011, which have raised food, transport and public utility prices, people from the tourism sector said.

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgarian Government Invests in Promotion Souvenirs

A wide range of little souvenirs are to be launched by Bulgaria's government in order to increase the foreign interest in the country as a touristic destination.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2918

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Rises against Ancient Greek God Statue

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has reacted strongly against the intention of authorities of the town of Sozopol to erect a statue of Ancient Greek god Apollo.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 6761

Bulgaria Makes It to CNN's Top 2011 Tourist Destinations

Bulgaria has been listed among the top nine global tourist destinations for 2011 in a CNN article.

Business » Tourism | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 4560

Border Police Register 20% Increase of Bulgaria-Greece Travels

A 20% increase of travels between Bulgaria and Greece has been registered during this year’s holidays by the Border Police.

Business » Tourism | December 27, 2010, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 3405
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