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500 thousand German tourists rested in Bulgaria this year
Monday, 5 Oct, 2009 – 18:05 | No Comment
500 thousand German tourists rested in Bulgaria this year

Despite the crisis, the interest of German tourists in Bulgaria remains and this year nearly half a million German citizens visited the country, stated the ambassador of Germany Matias Hopfner during his visit in Varna.
The …

Bansko ambitious to become an attractive summer tourism destination
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2009 – 17:01 | No Comment
Bansko ambitious to become an attractive summer tourism destination

Over the last few years, Bansko affirmed it’s position as the winter resort with the best skiing conditions in Bulgaria. It’s popularity abroad grew with the ski races for the women world cup in February …

Specialized training for tour operators and hotel owners in Sofia
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2009 – 13:03 | No Comment
Specialized training for tour operators and hotel owners in Sofia

Specialized training for tour operators and hotel owners will take place on October 22nd and 23rd in the building of Interpred in Sofia.
Current issues like VAT taxes of tourism services provided by both tour operators …

The situation in the Bulgarian tourism is normal
Tuesday, 29 Sep, 2009 – 20:02 | No Comment
The situation in the Bulgarian tourism is normal

“For the first time in seven months, the foreign tourists in Bulgaria are 3,9% lower, which isn’t a drastic decrease overall,” stated Anelia Krushkova at the spa and wellness tourism forum in the Golden Sands …

A record setting number of visits at cape Kaliakra
Tuesday, 29 Sep, 2009 – 16:02 | No Comment
A record setting number of visits at cape Kaliakra

By the end of the year, the visitors of cape Kaliakra are expected to exceed 600 000 people, which is 100 000 more comapred to last year. This year marks the first significant superiority of …

The first Museum of tourism opened in Bulgaria
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2009 – 13:06 | No Comment
The first Museum of tourism opened in Bulgaria

The first Museum of tourism in Bulgaria was opened on September 25th. The building is located in the Xilifor region near Veliko Tarnovo.
Two halls host an exhibition of 350 photographs, displayed on 38 separate panels. …

Foreigners spent 15 million euro for rural and ecological tourism in Bulgaria
Friday, 25 Sep, 2009 – 13:08 | No Comment
Foreigners spent 15 million euro for rural and ecological tourism in Bulgaria

This year’s income from ecological, adventurous and rural tourism for foreigners visiting Bulgaria is between 13 and 15 million EUR.
This was announced by the chairman of the Bulgarian association for alternative tourism Liubomir Popiordanov.
According to …

Foreigners travel across Bulgaria
Wednesday, 23 Sep, 2009 – 14:03 | No Comment
Foreigners travel across Bulgaria

The Bulgarian tourist union announced that 350 000 people have purchased books for the 100 national tourism sites and are traveling actively across Bulgaria since 2003. The organization is already preparing for the annual awards …

Over 3 million tourists in Nesebar since the beginning of 2009
Wednesday, 23 Sep, 2009 – 13:01 | No Comment
Over 3 million tourists in Nesebar since the beginning of 2009

Approximately 3,2 million tourists have visited Nesebar since the beginning of 2009 until August 31st, announced the mayor of the city Nikolai Dimitrov.
In 2008, over 100 000 tourists have visited the Archeology museum, the church …

Increasing interest in Skakavishki falls
Monday, 21 Sep, 2009 – 19:04 | No Comment
Increasing interest in Skakavishki falls

Nearly 150 people visit the waterfall near the village Polska Skakavitsa (Kyustendil region) each week.
The local administration is considering the creation of an ecological path which ends with the beautiful waterfall. The project, part of …

Bansko gathers the tourism business in early October
Thursday, 17 Sep, 2009 – 15:05 | No Comment
Bansko gathers the tourism business in early October

Between October 2nd – 4th Bansko will host the first tourism expo “Traditions with a future” Bansko 2009.
The Tourism Association of Bansko, the municipality of Bansko, the museum complex in Bansko, BHRA, the Bulgarian Tourism …

Wondrous icons attract tourists to Ruse
Thursday, 17 Sep, 2009 – 14:08 | No Comment
Wondrous icons attract tourists to Ruse

Four wondrous icons and relics of eight saints attract religious people and tourists in Ruse. The relics come from the Trojan monastery and the Monastery of Kiev.
The wondrous icons show the Virgin Mary. One of …