Bulgaria, one of the favored destinations for Greek tourists, saw over one million arrivals from Greece in between January and November 2017.
Last month in Bulgaria’s capital of Sofia, Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, held a work meeting with HE, Pooja Kapur, ambassador of India in Bulgaria. The highlight of the meeting was work to promote opportunities offered by Bulgarian tourism for Indian tourists.
According to news from the Skopje newspaper Vecer, the Macedonian town of Strumica and Blagoevgrad will soon collaborate on joint tourist offers.
According to an announcement the Chairman of the Union of hotel owners of the resort “Sunny beach”, Veselin Nalbantov Bulgarian resorts are looking for hospitality workers from Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.
When you think of the dream European beach vacation, what’s the first thing that normally springs into your mind? Greece? Spain? The south of France? Bulgaria?
According to TUI Russia, Bulgaria may soon be the chosen destinations of Russian tourists intent on vacations this coming Summer. Travel Russian News reported o Friday, Bulgaria having garnered some 60% of early bookings by tourists so far.
According to news from Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry, a new travel warning has been issued in connection with a general strike in Greece on February 4. The ministry has also issued an advisory on the continued difficulties at the border crossings between the two countries, prompted by the escalating blockades by Greek farmers.
One of Europe’s and the world’s most interesting regions, the countries that surround the Black Sea hold many of humankind’s most extraordinary historic and architectural treasures. Architecturally, the region is dotted with Roman, Greek, Ottoman, Byzantine, and neo-classic examples of our finest constructs. From the Crimea to Romania, down to Bulgaria, then to Turkey and Georgia, many largely underestimated wonders await new travelers. Here are but a very few magical ones.
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.
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.
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.
Ivo Marinov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism for Bulgaria predicts significant growth at a minimum of 3%. Visiting Veliko Tarnovo today the minister showed off a new tourism guide entitled “Get to Know Your Homeland”, that reveals some 17 key sites in the region. But even with new initiative and branding exercises, can Bulgaria get its just travel due?
News for travel in Northwest Bulgaria, the regional administration of Vidin has a project in place to foster sustainable transport and tourism on the Danube there. According to the news, the city authority aims to use marketing strategies to develop the Vidin region via tour packages and infrastructure efforts.