Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts has announced an agreement with Turkish developer Garanti Koza to manage Swissôtel Sofia. The new flagship property is being developed in Bulgaria’s capital, and is expected to open in 2018.
Most UK ski enthusiast have heard of Bankso, one of eastern Europe’s most publicized budget ski destinations. However wonderful this relatively new resort may be, Winter treasures in neighboring Bulgarian towns, they represent timeless beauty most people in the world never heard of. It’s these sorts of places, we at Argo love to share.
Getting set for this ski season? For a great value Bulgaria’s Bansko is offering the best value to Brits who want a family ski vacation.
Coming up October 4-5, the 13th annual Tattoo Fest Sofia come to the Party Center. Tattoo booths, jewelry and clothing sales, and other events will be featured.
News from Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry says International tourism revenues are on the up in the first half of 2014. The tally shows a 5.3% increase year on year over 2o13. The World Tourism Organization shows the tourism sector of Bulgaria reached 1.3 billion BGN (€670 million Euro) or about 13.6% of the country’s GDP.
A new warning for British tourists visiting the Bulgarian resort of Sunny Beach was issued late last week. The FCO announced and increase in the number of muggings and other crimes along the coastal resort area on the Black Sea.
With the summer season in full swing now news from Bulgaria’s tourism industry tells of Black Sea resorts there in dire need of skilled workers to meet demand. According to the director of labor there, Dobrich Vasil Sivkov, there’s hundreds of vacancies in the industry.
According to the President of the Association of Bulgarian Tour Operators and Travel Agents, Bayko Baikov, Bulgaria has seen a 20% decline in western European bookings. According to Baikov, tourists form Germany, Britain, and Scandinavia just aren’t aiming to travel to the country this Spring.
According to news from novinite.com, February 2014 saw 1,893 hotels and other stays gain 11.1% year on year. The hotels reached a total of BGN 33.9 million, according to data released by the National Statistical Institute.
Trade and tourism in between Romania and Bulgaria got a boost when the New Europe Bridge opened last year. According to the trade ministries of the countries, bilateral trade has exceeded €3 billion over the course of the last year.
According to the Deputy Minister of Economy in charge of Tourism, Branimir Botev, Bulgaria ranks four in Europe in terms of winter tourism.
The city has everything from naturally occurring hot springs, to enormous ornate buildings, the beauty of the Danube and a thriving night scene.
Bulgaria and Greece have now a new border pass at Makaza, a place located at about 20 kilometres north of Greece’s Aegean coastline. This served as a border point in the past, but it stopped being operational 68 years ago. The Ruse-Makaza road links Romania and Greece through Central Bulgaria and it is part of […]
Bulgaria’s Varna Airport has been closed due to an incident that occurred sometime this morning. Varna Airport officials are extremely difficult to reach at this moment, but officials there have said the airport will now rep-open at 12 PM local time.
News from Bulgaria’s 8th Annual National Conference “Strategic Infrastructure Bulgaria 2013” tells of the government there prioritizing road infrastructure across the country but particularly along the Black Sea.