A research team made up of British and Bulgarian scientists from the Black Sea Maritime Archaeological Project (MAP) announced in October their discovery of the oldest intact shipwreck ever discovered.
In search of a place of beneficial exile of late, my sight turned to Sochi. Though I had never been there before, the idea of visiting has been lodged in my head for quite some time.
The Sochi resort “Imeretinsky” was visited by more than 700 000 guests since the beginning of 2016, a record number even including during the Sochi Olympics. From 1 January “Imereti” outdid itself, welcoming more visitors than when the resort served as part of the Olympic village in 2014.
More than 100 participants are expected at Odessa during the 48th MedCruise General Assembly at Hotel Bristol, a round table meeting dedicated to cruise and yacht tourism.
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.
European Destinations of Excellence Awards (EDEN) is a project promoting sustainable tourism development models across the European Union, based on national competitions that take place every year and result in the selection of a tourist “destination of excellence” for each participating country.
It’s a sure bet if you are from the United States or even the UK, probably anyplace in Western Europe even, the city of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi is as foreign a name and place to you as Mars or Pluto. But if you only knew, the seaside wonder probably would not be for long.
In news from the II International Black Sea Tourism Forum in Yalta, Simferopol Serhat Fil has offered a cooperation in between local governments and private businesses in the Black Sea region. The Manager of the Turkish Airlines pointed to
“Go Crimea” as one of the regional projects that Turkish Airlines is engaging in with the Crimean Ministry of Resorts and Tourism.
Ukraine’s State Agency for Tourism and Resorts, along with the German Organization for International Cooperation (GIZ), have begun discussions for mutually promoting Ukraine tourism. According to the official news a round-table on: “The issue of creating systemic conditions for forming and promotion of national tourism product in the domestic and international markets”, has already been held in Kiev.
Augustus Collection, the boutique umbrella sales and marketing specialists for hotels, hotel groups, travel technology and travel media companies, has today announced a new partnership with one of Bulgaria’s most prestigious Black Sea resorts.
For travelers considering a Black Sea vacation this Summer, news that Bulgaria’s new Black airport in the northeastern town of Balchik is to open should come as a pleasant surprise. According to the news, the new facility will welcome its first passengers once its conversion from a military to a civilian facility is complete.
In event news from the Republic of Georgia, the fifth annual Black Sea Jazz Festival, which runs from July 19 – 24, is scheduled to kick off in the coastal city of Batumi. The event is being promoted by Eastern Promotion marketing, and some of the jazz world’s major stars are slated for the event.
With its virtually sub-tropical climate, its seaside location, the health-resort potential and now, with backing from the local government, the Crimea is set to become the capital of Eastern European tourism. These ambitious dreams were voiced by Vasyl Dzharty, the Prime Minister of the Crimea during a recent two day trip to Brussels and London. […]
The River Danube, stretching 1,800 miles, is the only major river in Europe that snakes its way from west to east. Originating from its source in the Black Forests of Germany, passing through eight different countries before streaming into the Black Sea, a cruise on the Danube offers passengers an epic journey through the heart of Europe like no other.
In the first of a new series, we will take a look at one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of Eastern European travel, the river cruise. Touring Europe via river boat or barge is not new, but for those who have never experienced the continent via river, new horizons await.