Ivo Marinov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism for Bulgaria, predicts 2012 will see a 5 to 6 percent increase in tourism to his country. Marinov was on hand Monday for the signing of contracts totaling over 20 million Lev slated to increase the country’s travel industry.
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism ramps up their outreach to the UK and the world. Announced at WTM 2011 London, just how far has Bulgaria’s tourism move come?
For travelers with plans to visit Bulgaria, the Varna Summer International Music Festival kicks off today. This is the 85th anniversary of this, Bulgaria’s and one of Europe’s biggest music events. The internationally acclaimed event is a world performing arts and classical music extravaganza no visitor to the area should miss.
A beautiful landscape dominated by mountains and historical buildings, together with centuries old wine cellars and a famous brand of strong, red wine makes Melnik, one of Bulgaria’s smallest towns, a very special place to visit. Located in the southwestern corner of Bulgaria, Melnik is officially the smallest town in the country, according to local […]
Recently discovered relics supposedly bones from John the Baptist could start a pilgrim tail leading directly to Bulgaria’s capital of Sophia. The fist public showing of these ancient relics saw tens of thousands flock to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Russian Federation Premier Vladimir Putin and many other dignitaries paid their respects. Bulgaria’s tourism industry is their main source of outside investment and spending.