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UNWTO Head: Bulgaria Can Expect More Foreign Tourists in 2010

The Bulgarian government forecasts a 5% increase in the number of foreign tourists in 2010, according to Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Tourism | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2557

Nearly 30% Drop in Number of Bulgarian Tourists Abroad

There's been a 27,9% drop in the number of Bulgarian tourists abroad for March 2010 year-on-year, shows data by Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute.

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1974

Turkey Prime Destination for Bulgarian Tourists

Bulgarian tourists rank third, behind Germans and Iranians, in terms of visitor numbers to Turkey for January-March 2010.

Business » Tourism | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 2794

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry Upholds New Visa Procedures

The Bulgarian Ministry refused to amend the new visa waver procedures for Russian tourist during discussions with representatives of the Bulgarian tourist associations.

Business » Tourism | April 26, 2010, Monday // 19:25 | Viewed: 2871

Bulgaria Tourist Associations Discuss Visa Rules for Russians with Interior

Bulgaria's largest tourist associations will meet Tuesday with officials of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry to discuss new visa waiver procedures for Russian tourists.

Business » Tourism | April 26, 2010, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1788

Bulgaria Tourism Sector Outraged by Visa Rules for Russians

The Bulgarian Tourism Chamber firmly opposes the changes in the requirements to issue visas to Russian citizens, made just before the beginning of the summer season.

Business » Tourism | April 23, 2010, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2761

Bulgaria Freezes Construction Works in Coastal Resorts

Construction works in Bulgaria's Black Sea summer destinations near the coastal city of Varna will be terminated as of the middle of next month when the new season sets in.

Business » Tourism | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1913

Bulgaria, Greece Offer Joint Rhodope Mountain Tours

Bulgarian and Greek municipalities have come together to offer joint tourist tours of the Rhodope Mountains.

Business » Tourism | April 20, 2010, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 11451

Bulgarians' Travels Abroad Slump by 26% in 2009

The trips of Bulgarians abroad during of 2009 have been 1 334 300, the National Statistics Institute data shows.

Business » Tourism | April 16, 2010, Friday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgaria Boasts 7% Increase in Culture Tourism

Bulgaria's culture tourism registers a 7% increase despite the economic crisis, data presented at the official opening of the "Culture Tourism 2010" expo reveals.

Business » Tourism | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 4073

Number of Foreign Tourists in Bulgaria Up 8% in Q1 2010 Y/Y

The number of foreign tourists, visiting Bulgaria between January and March 2010, is up nearly 8% year on year, according to data of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Tourism | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 2236

Bulgaria's Dental Tourism Flourishes Thanks to Crisis

Dental tourism is an increasing trend with more and more foreigners who combine a holiday to Bulgaria's Black Sea coast with a visit to the dentist.

Business » Tourism | April 5, 2010, Monday // 16:24 | Viewed: 4412

Romanian Tourists Flood Bulgaria’s Golden Sands Resort for Easter

Some 20 000 Romanians are spending the Easter holidays in the top Bulgarian Black Sea resort Golden Sands.

Business » Tourism | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:03 | Viewed: 5918

Yahoo! Travel Magazine Ranks Bulgaria among Top 10 Destinations

Bulgaria is among the top 10 most affordable destinations in the world according to the German-language Yahoo! Travel Magazine.

Business » Tourism | April 2, 2010, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 4201

Bulgaria Winter Tourist Numbers Show 7,8% Increase

Bulgaria experienced a 7,8% increase in the number of foreign tourists visiting the country in January and February.

Business » Tourism | March 29, 2010, Monday // 20:15 | Viewed: 2584

Romania Set to Tap Bulgaria's Experience in Tourism

Romania, which has recently announced ambitious plans for the development of its seaside resorts, has declared willingness to tap the experience of its neighbor Bulgaria as far as privatization and investments in the tourism sector are concerned.

Business » Tourism | March 29, 2010, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3134

Bulgaria Tourism Sector Cries Foul over VAT Hike

Bulgaria's government plans to increase the value-added tax by 2 percentage points to to 22 percent triggered vehement opposition by representatives of the tourism sector, saying the move will be detrimental for them.

Business » Tourism | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1759

Europe Commission of WTO Meets in Bulgaria in April

The Europe Travel Commission of the World Tourism Organization is going to hold a sitting in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Business » Tourism | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2182

Bulgarian, Greek Tourists Replace Brits in Rhodope Resorts

The resorts in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountain are increasingly starting to seek Bulgarian and Greek customers as the number of UK and Irish tourists is dropping.

Business » Tourism | March 24, 2010, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 3051

Bulgaria Airport Traffic Trebles in 8 Years

Passenger numbers at Bulgaria's three main international airports trebled from 2,2 M in 2000 to over 6,6 million in 2008, before falling by 9% in 2009 to just over 6,0 M travelers.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 1978

Tour Operator Opens New Bulgaria Winter Vacation Route

Balkan Holidays, the low-cost tour operator, has announced a new route from Leeds Bradford Airport to Sofia, Bulgaria for the next winter season.

Business » Tourism | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 4339
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