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Bulgarian Tourist Flow to Neighboring Greece Dries Up

Greece is suffering a whopping decrease in Bulgarian tourists bookings after the country was dealt a heavy blow by the global economic crisis and domestic turbulence, local media reports say.

Business » Tourism | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2332

Bulgarian Court Brings to End Botanical Garden Saga

Bulgaria's Supreme Cassation Court has conclusively ruled that the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik stays under the control of Sofia University, bringing to an end years of wrangles over its ownership.

Business » Tourism | July 6, 2010, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2829

Bulgaria Launches Night-Time Checks at Summer Resorts

The state body for consumer protection said it is starting night-time inspections at restaurants and places of entertainment in seaside resorts for violations of clients' rights.

Business » Tourism | July 5, 2010, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1693

Top Bulgarian Resort Nessebar Shows Off New Night Lights View

The Old Town of Bulgaria's famous Black Sea resort town of Nessebar boasts a new night lights view, announced the Nessebar Municipality.

Business » Tourism | July 1, 2010, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 6476

Bulgarian Holidays Still Cheaper for Britons

Britons would be better off financially if they went on holiday in Bulgaria rather than Brighton, according to a survey.

Business » Tourism | June 29, 2010, Tuesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 2167

22% More Foreign Tourists Come to Bulgaria in May

The number of foreign holidaymakers who visited Bulgaria grew by almost 22% in May 2010 year on year, the National Statistical Institute reported.

Business » Tourism | June 28, 2010, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2061

Tourists Stranded by Greek Strike

Dock workers have gone on strike in Greece's main port, Piraeus, preventing thousands of holidaymakers from catching ferries.

Business » Tourism | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1850

Greece Woos Tourists with Compensation Vows

The Greek government has announced it will cover the extra costs for any tourists stranded in the country as a result of industrial action or natural disaster, much to the relief of Bulgarians, who are traditional tourists in the neighboring country.

Business » Tourism | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1908

Expert Urges Bulgaria to Focus on Luring Russian, German Tourists

Bulgaria’s tourism sector must “focus” on attracting more of its “traditional” clients, i.e. German and Russian tourists, according to Georgi Shterev, Chair of the Hotel Owners’ Union in the Golden Sands resort.

Business » Tourism | June 21, 2010, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 2279

Bulgaria Summer Resorts Checked in the Name of Clients

The state body for consumer protection said it is starting inspections at hotels, restaurants, and places of entertainment in seaside resorts for violations of clients' rights.

Business » Tourism | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1731

Bulgaria Hopes to Top World Spa Charts Soon

The Bulgarian town of Sandanski has been declared "Best Spa Destination in Bulgaria" at the first national "Spa Nominations" awards.

Business » Tourism | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2818

Romanian Police to Guard Own Tourists at Bulgarian Seaside

Romania will send police officers on a mission to the Bulgarian seaside for the summer, Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced.

Business » Tourism | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 3987

Bulgarian Tax Agents Keep Eye on Beach Resorts

Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) opens Wednesday a permanent office at the airport in the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Business » Tourism | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1958

Israeli Tourists Desert Turkey for Bulgaria over Gaza Conflict

Israel will redirect 400 000 of its tourists from Turkey to Bulgaria, as a direct result from the flaring Gaza conflict, Israeli Social Minister announced Thursday.

Business » Tourism | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 3140

Greek Company Provides Gas Money to Lure Bulgarian Tourists

Greek hotel company Ghotels offers to cover the gas expenses of Bulgarian holidaymakers visiting any of its establishments.

Business » Tourism | June 7, 2010, Monday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2921

Failure Leaves Top Bulgarian Resort without Power

A large-scale grid failure left one of Bulgaria's most top mountain resorts Borovetz without electricity overnight.

Business » Tourism | June 7, 2010, Monday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1821

Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey Mull Joint Tourist Products

Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey have renewed plans to unite their forces and launch regional tourist products as they struggle to overcome the crisis and attract more tourists.

Business » Tourism | June 6, 2010, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 3566

Bulgaria Vows to Ease Visa Regime for Russians

Bulgaria will relax the regime for issuing visas for Russian tourists within days, the foreign minister has said amidst a snowballing controversy over the country's tough visa requirements.

Business » Tourism | June 4, 2010, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2143

Turkish Hotel Company Dedeman Seeks to Expand in Bulgaria

Turkish company Dedeman Hotels and Resorts International is considering the opening of new hotels in Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 3117

Bulgarians' Travels Abroad Slump by 50% in Q1 2010

The trips of Bulgarians abroad during the first quarter of 2010 have been 853 700, the National Statistics Institute data shows.

Business » Tourism | May 31, 2010, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1873

Volcanic Ash Cost Bulgarian Tourism EUR 600,000

Bulgaria's tour operators have suffered losses worth EUR 600,000 due to travel disruptions caused by the high-altitude ash that billowed from an erupting Icelandic volcano.

Business » Tourism | May 31, 2010, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 3551
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