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» From Golden sands to Sozopol with comets
Two 30-year old comets will carry passengers from the ... 2011-06-16

» Bulgarian Tourism Targets Germany, Russia, UK
The Bulgarian Economy Ministry is launching an advertising ... 2010-09-23

» Varna airport: Wizz Air shuts Sofia - Varna service for winter
Wizz Air, the largest budget air carrier in Central ... 2010-09-23

» Bulgaria Moves Decisively to Lure Even More Russian Tourists
Bulgaria is launching a massive advertising campaign ... 2010-09-21

» Bulgaria, Romania Kick off Cross-Border Tourism Project
A cross-border project to improve and popularize tourist ... 2010-09-20

» Bulgarian Spa Hotel Ranked among World's Best
A Bulgarian hotel, the Grand Hotel & SPA Primoretz ... 2010-09-20

» Bulgarian History Museum Reveals Early Christian Tombs
The Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has ... 2010-09-16

» Frankfurt Airport records unprecedented traffic boom
Fraport AG`s Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base excelled ... 2010-09-15

» More Tourists, Same Revenues for Bulgaria's Summer 2010
Budget has proved to be a four-letter-word for Bulgaria's ... 2010-09-13

» Luzhkov Opens Moscow-owned Resort on Bulgarian Sea Coast
Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov and Bulgarian Prime Minister ... 2010-09-09

» Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Artifact in Nessebar
Bulgarian archaeologists have found a bronze hydria ... 2010-09-09

» Russian Investment Funds Eye Bulgarian SPA Centers
Russian Investment funds show increased and growing ... 2010-09-07

» Days of Armenian culture and traditions held in Burgas
On September 1-5, Burgas is hosting the Days of Armenian ... 2010-09-04

» Buyer's remorse
Bulgaria's property boom was always inextricably linked ... 2010-09-03

» Bulgaria says relics of John the Baptist found on Black Sea island
Relics of John the Baptist, including a tooth and hand ... 2010-09-03

» Russian Real Estate Website Enthusiastic about Bulgaria
Bulgaria is a worldwide leader in residential and commercial ... 2010-09-02

» Cabinet votes 420 000 leva to restore church ‘holding John the Baptist relics’
Bulgaria’s Cabinet announced on September 1 2010 ... 2010-09-01

» Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Stumbles Upon 2 Ancient Thrace Tombs
Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has discovered ... 2010-09-01

» Legendary 'Orient Express' Pulls in Bulgaria's Varna
The legendary “Orient Express,” described in Agatha ... 2010-08-31

» Locals Back Bulgarian Diaspora Minister in St. John Issue
Local authorities from Bulgarias southern Black Sea ... 2010-08-30

» Archeology: Roman tomb near Silistra opens to public
A fourth century Roman tomb that is one of the most ... 2010-08-30

» Bulgaria's Varna to Host Film Festival 'Golden Rose' in Oct
The 29th edition of the festival for Bulgarian feature ... 2010-08-30

» Thousands Venerate St. John the Baptist in Sozopol
Thousands came to Sozopol, where relics of St. John ... 2010-08-29

» Burgas Airport Welcomes 1.5 Millionth Passenger
Olga Andreevna, who arrived at Burgas Airport on the ... 2010-08-29

» 'VIP beaches'?
A working group of Government ministries and coastal ... 2010-08-27

» Irakli 'eco village' plan
Reported approval by Nessebur municipality of investment ... 2010-08-27

» Bulgarian Minister Hopes for Hemus Highway Funding by 2011
I hope that Bulgaria will have a clear agreement on ... 2010-08-27

» Bulgaria's Sozopol to Host Traditional Apollonia Fest
Bulgaria's traditional Apollonia Festival of Arts will ... 2010-08-26

» Segregation of beaches for rich and poor in Bulgaria is unconstitutional - Minister
Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Rossen Plevneliev ... 2010-08-25

» Major European TV Channels to Air Ads for Bulgarian Tourism
Tourism in Bulgaria will be advertised on Euronews, ... 2010-08-25

» Bulgaria FinMin: John the Baptist Relics Genuine, Vatican Says So
Bulgarias finance minister has expressed confidence ... 2010-08-22

» Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts start late-summer discounts, media reports say
Hotels in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts are to offer ... 2010-08-22

» Russian to the riverside
Take the narrow road next to the river Kamchia, about ... 2010-08-20

» Power struggle
Power cuts at resorts along Bulgaria’s coastline ... 2010-08-20

» 600 million euro for municipal sewage finally heads for Bulgaria
Bulgarian municipalities can finally tap into more ... 2010-08-20

» Bulgarian Tax Agents Fine Towing Cars at Black Sea Coast
The two towing cars in the Bulgarian Black Sea town ... 2010-08-20

» Bulgaria 'to Net €3 Billion From Tourism'
Bulgaria’s tourist industry is expected to gain 6.5 ... 2010-08-19

» A sainted discovery
Flaunting an old tooth and a few bones is an unusual ... 2010-08-19

» American Bluegrass band The Dust Busters to tour Bulgaria
The American Bluegrass band from New York, The Dust ... 2010-08-19

» Bulgarian Municipalities Modernize Drainage Systems with EU Funds
The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water made ... 2010-08-19

» Johnny Depp 'Visit' to Bulgaria Proves Advertisement Hoax
The Hollywood mega star Johnny Depp has never set foot ... 2010-08-19

» Bulgaria pins faith in John the Baptist relic discovery
Archaeologists and clerics in Bulgaria claim they have ... 2010-08-18

» Bulgaria Wants More Tourists
For decades the beach holiday of choice for students ... 2010-08-18

» Bulgarian tourism still struggles to get higher up quality ladder
For decades the beach holiday of choice for students ... 2010-08-18

» Bulgaria takes away the tourists from the Mediterranean countries
The demand for the tours to Bulgaria shows pre-crisis ... 2010-08-18

» Bulgaria's Albena Resort Registers 10% Increase of Tourists Y/Y
The Bulgarian Black Sea resort Albena has had 10% more ... 2010-08-18

» Gray Economy Grips 50% of Bulgaria's Tourism Industry
The gray economy in the Bulgarian tourism sector is ... 2010-08-18

» Foreign Investment Plummets in Bulgaria
Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria has dropped by ... 2010-08-17

» Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Enjoys More Tourists in July, August
There were about 10% more tourists at the Bulgarian ... 2010-08-17

» World Scuba Diving Champ Fascinated by Bulgarian Sea Artifacts
The world Scuba Diving Champion, Pascal Bernabe, is ... 2010-08-17

» Bulgaria's June Current Account Balance Ends on Positive
In June Bulgaria's current account had a surplus of ... 2010-08-16

» Bulgarian Nightclubs Caught in Tax Probe
The owners of Black Sea nightclubs and bars have failed ... 2010-08-16

» Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Complains of Image Attack
Theowners of the biggest Bulgarian Black Sea resort ... 2010-08-16

» National Revenue Agency discovers tax evasion in Varna nightclubs
The Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (NRA) has discovered ... 2010-08-16

» Bulgaria Restores Balkans' Top Monastery Complex
Bulgaria will finally be able to restore one of the ... 2010-08-16

» Bulgaria's the Best for Summer 2010
Bulgaria is the best place to head for a 2010 summer ... 2010-08-14

» Bulgaria Airports Improve Security, Operations With IP Video System
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management ... 2010-08-13

» Bulgarian Revenue Agents Hit Black Sea Coast with Warning
The Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (NRA) is launching ... 2010-08-13

» Bulgarian Capital Sofia Remains Focal Point for Business
Bulgaria's largest businesses with highest sales revenues ... 2010-08-13

» Greece Neighbours in West Nile Virus Alert
People across Macedonia, Albania and Bulgaria have ... 2010-08-12

» Bulgaria Registers Record-High Sea Water Temperatures
The temperatures of the sea water along the Bulgarian ... 2010-08-12

» Bulgarian Economy 'Stabilising'
Bulgaria's economy may overcome its economic crisis ... 2010-08-11

» Bulgarians Rank 5th on Turkey Foreign Tourist Market
Bulgarians account for nearly 3.5% of all foreign tourists ... 2010-08-06

» 2 Bulgarian Agencies to Promote Tourism Abroad
Bulgarias advertising agencies Mag Advertising and ... 2010-08-05

» Macedonia Lifts Visa Curbs for Russians
The Macedonian government is to scrap the visa requirements ... 2010-08-05

» Bulgarian Govt Awards Gas Concession to UK Company
Bulgaria is reported to have granted a 10-year concession ... 2010-08-05

» Increase of Russian tourists to Bulgaria
The tourist season in Bulgaria has started for the ... 2010-08-05

» Bulgarian Tourism Industry to Propose Changes in Tourism Act
The tourism industry in Bulgaria has to submit suggestions ... 2010-07-30

» Bulgarians Staying Local for Summer Holidays
Separate sets of figures show sharp decreases in the ... 2010-07-30

» Internet accounts for 43% of UK travel spend
According to price comparison site Kelkoo, travel expenditure ... 2010-07-28

» New partner for ITP in Europe
ITP - International Travel Partnership has added another ... 2010-07-28

» Investment Fall 'Threatens Bulgaria Recovery'
The sharp fall in foreign investment into Bulgaria ... 2010-07-28

» Bulgaria's Summer 2010 - Good News, Bad News
Crass and overbuilt. A sea of concrete, sporting "For ... 2010-07-27

» Berlin Mayor to Meet Bulgarian President, PM
The mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit is going to meet ... 2010-07-22

» Tesco does the math
Cash-strapped families should head for Bulgaria this ... 2010-06-30

» Travel Channel launches in Bulgaria with Eurocom Marking Channel’s 18th language
The Bulgarian launch marks the channel’s 18th language ... 2010-06-30

» Greece Woos Tourists with Compensation Vows
The Greek government has announced it will cover the ... 2010-06-22

» Bulgarian Resorts Aim to Profit From Israel-Turkey Row
As the diplomatic chill deepens between the two former ... 2010-06-22

» Bulgaria can receive 400 000 tourists from Israel
Holidays in Bulgaria is losing its popularity due to ... 2010-06-18

» New Asian member for ITP
ITP-International Travel Partnership is continuing ... 2010-06-11

» Israeli Tourists Desert Turkey for Bulgaria over Gaza Conflict
Israel will redirect 400 000 of its tourists from Turkey ... 2010-06-10

» Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey Mull Joint Tourist Products
Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey have renewed plans to unite ... 2010-06-06

» Number of Bulgarians Traveling Abroad Down by 30% in April
A total of 340 000 Bulgarians traveled abroad in April ... 2010-05-27

» Bulgarians Go For Home Resorts for May Holidays
The majority of the Bulgarians going on a vacation ... 2010-05-09

» Nearly 30% Drop in Number of Bulgarian Tourists Abroad
There's been a 27,9% drop in the number of Bulgarian ... 2010-04-27

» In Bulgaria cruise season is opening
Adriana III liner this year will open the cruise season ... 2010-04-18

» Hotels hike rates as tourists run for sun
Hotel prices in southern Europe soared by as much as ... 2010-04-09

» Yahoo! Travel Magazine Ranks Bulgaria among Top 10 Destinations
Bulgaria is among the top 10 most affordable destinations ... 2010-04-02

» Bulgaria Winter Tourist Numbers Show 7,8% Increase
Bulgaria experienced a 7,8% increase in the number ... 2010-03-29

» Bulgaria Business Frowns at Planned Tax Hikes
Representatives from all business sectors have cautioned ... 2010-03-29

» Romania Set to Tap Bulgaria's Experience in Tourism
Romania, which has recently announced ambitious plans ... 2010-03-29

» Bulgaria King's Party Backs Govt Anti-Crisis Measures
Bulgaria's government plans to increase the value-added ... 2010-03-28

» Bulgaria Tourism Sector Cries Foul over VAT Hike
Bulgaria's government plans to increase the value-added ... 2010-03-25

» Bulgaria Holidays 2010: The Unexplored Hinterland*
By Sarah Lucas Daily Mail Lovers of Greek mythology ... 2010-03-22

» In Bulgaria during the construction of metro was discovered an ancient church
In Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, during the construction ... 2010-03-19

» P&O increases Med options for 2011
P&O Cruises will next year run its biggest programme, ... 2010-03-15

» TUI: Romania Tourism Lags behind Bulgaria by 7-8 Years
Tourism developed significantly in Bulgaria during ... 2010-03-15

» Bulgaria Gets Special Award at Moscow Tourism Expo ITM
Bulgaria received a special prize at the fifth annual ... 2010-03-14

» Travelport continues Eastern European push
Travelport is to distribute its Galileo and Worldspan ... 2010-03-08

» Greece Moves to Attract Bulgarian Tourists to Mount Athos
Greek tourism organizations have launched a promotional ... 2010-03-08

» The Bulgarian 'Loch Ness Monster': the Water Bull of the Rabisha Lake
Nessie vs. the BulgarianWater Bull The world famous ... 2010-03-05

» Bulgarians Trips Abroad Drop by 16,5% in January
Bulgarians tend to travel abroad less, according to ... 2010-02-26

» Bulgaria's Largest Tourist Expo Kicks off in Sofia
The 27th edition of Bulgarias largest tourist fair, ... 2010-02-25

» Expotel boost for independent venues
Hotel booking agent Expotel’s new initiative for ... 2010-02-11

» Bulgaria Presented at Tel Aviv IMTM 2010 Tourism Expo
Bulgaria is to be presented at the International Mediterranean ... 2010-02-09

» Bulgaria December Travel Figures Show Continuing Decline
The number of visitors to Bulgaria again fell in December ... 2010-01-27

» Bulgaria Promoted as Tourism Destination at 3 Major Fairs
Bulgaria will push its tourism products in a big way ... 2010-01-22

» Bulgaria Promotes Itself as All-year Slovak Holiday Destination
Bulgaria will present its national pavilion at the ... 2010-01-20

» Bulgaria Tourism Revenue Grows by 2,5% in January-November
Bulgarias revenue from the visits of foreign tourists ... 2009-12-29

» Expert: Bulgaria's Tourism Sector to Stabilize in 2010
Bulgarias tourism sector is going to see a stabilization ... 2009-12-18

» Bulgaria abolished visas for the citizens of Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro
Now it is easier to get for a holiday to Bulgaria for ... 2009-12-16

» Bulgaria's Foreign Tourism Revenue up by 1,3% in Jan-Sept 2009
Bulgarias revenue from international tourist visits ... 2009-12-03

» Families boost adventure bookings
The Adventure Company is reporting a 79% year-on-year ... 2009-12-01

» Bulgaria Hotels to Shed 200 000 Beds in 2010 over Dire Finances
The total number of beds in Bulgarian hotels is going ... 2009-12-01

» Bulgaria Winter Tourist Season to Be Salvaged by Bulgarians
It will be down to the Bulgarians themselves to salvage ... 2009-11-16

» Bulgaria Joins World Travel Market in London
Bulgaria is taking part in a World Travel Market (WTM) ... 2009-11-09

» London is good value, says LP
London is losing its reputation as one of the most ... 2009-11-03

» Skint skiers head for Bulgaria
Recession-hit skiers and snowboarders can save 40% ... 2009-10-30

» Bulgaria Southern Black Sea Resorts Attract Only Poor Foreigners
The southern part of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast continues ... 2009-10-12

» Bulgaria Top Sea Resort Sunny Beach with 10% Fewer Tourists
The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria's largest ... 2009-10-08

» Expert: Revenue of Bulgaria's Tourism down by 25% in 2009
Bulgaria's tourism sector is going to register a decline ... 2009-10-07

» Hungary Economy Minister: Hungarians Love Bulgaria
Hungary's Minister for National Development and Economy, ... 2009-09-28

» Bulgaria Tourism Head: No Dramatic Drops in 2009
Bulgaria's tourism sector has achieved decent results ... 2009-09-28

» Bulgaria's Tourism Presented at Fair in Japan Capital Tokyo
Bulgaria is going to participate for a fifth year in ... 2009-09-16

» Number of Tourists in Bulgaria Down 7,8% in 1st Half of 2009
The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria has gone down ... 2009-09-10

» 40% of Bulgaria's Tourist Firms in 'Gray' Economy
At least 40% of all of Bulgaria's tourist firms are ... 2009-09-07

» Bulgaria's Black Sea City Burgas with Interactive Tourist Guide
Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas has launched a ... 2009-09-03

» Greece, Turkey Remain Bulgaria Tourists Favorite Destinations
Greece and Turgey are still Bulgarian tourists preferable ... 2009-08-27

» Bulgaria Lost 56 000 Jobs in Processing Industry - Report
Bulgaria has lost about 56 000 in the processing industry ... 2009-08-20

» Culture Minister: Bulgaria Should Turn into Real Tourist Destination
Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has stated ... 2009-08-15

» Number of Hotels in Bulgaria Rises Despite Crisis
The number of hotels in Bulgaria increased by 115 in ... 2009-08-14

» Sofia Sees Sharp Drop in Foreign Arrivals in H1
The number of foreigners, who visited Bulgaria's capital ... 2009-08-08

» Black Sea City Burgas Set to Become Barcelona of the Balkans
Bulgaria's Black Sea city Burgas is going to have a ... 2009-07-30

» Experts: Bulgaria Will Be World Class Golf Destination in 7 Years
Bulgaria has the potential and will become a world ... 2009-07-29

» Bulgaria Black Sea Hotels Remain Empty in Middle of Summer
In the middle of the summer, hotels on the Bulgarian ... 2009-07-26

» France Experts Introduce Wine Tours in Bulgaria
Eight Bulgarian wine tours have been selected two French ... 2009-07-21

» Bulgaria Hotels to Lower Prices in 2010 - Report
Bulgarian hotels may lower prices by 30% for the 2010 ... 2009-07-21

» Tourism in Bulgaria - Lots of Money, Nothing Invested
Bulgaria is a beautiful country, because it has everything ... 2009-07-20

» Bulgarian Hotels 20% Shut, 60% Empty
About 20% of the existing hotels in Bulgaria remain ... 2009-07-14

» UK Tourists Visiting Bulgaria Drop by 35%
The number of UK tourists visiting Bulgaria has declined ... 2009-07-03

» International Tourism Down by 8% - UN Report
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) ... 2009-07-03

» BA takes full-service battle to no-frills rivals
British Airways is fighting back against its budget ... 2009-06-24

» 300 Bulgarian Hotels to Foreclose by End of 2009
Banks in Bulgaria could end up being owners of 300 ... 2009-06-19

» UK Legal Firm: Bulgaria amongst Worst Tourist Destinations
British legal firm Irwin Mitchell has listed Bulgaria ... 2009-06-12

» Macedonia Lures Bulgarian Tourists with 15 Billboards in Sofia
The National Tourism Agency of the Republic of Macedonia ... 2009-06-03

» Bulgaria Economy Minister: Tourism, Farming to Help Avoid Crisis
The 3% decrease of Bulgaria's Gross Domestic Product ... 2009-05-09

» Bulgaria is best for bargain break but Eurozone may cost a lot less than expected
Bulgaria has reclaimed the top spot in the annual Holiday ... 2009-05-06

» Portugal back in best value top ten
Bulgaria is the cheapest place to have a holiday out ... 2009-05-01

» Bulgaria Tourism Board Wants EUR 45 M for Advertising
Bulgaria's National Tourism Board wants about EUR 30-45 ... 2009-04-30

» Bulgaria "Poorly Advertised" in Germany
Bulgaria lacks the money and strategy to roll out an ... 2009-04-26

» German Bookings for Bulgaria Summer 2009 down by 20% y/y
German bookings for Bulgaria for the upcoming summer ... 2009-04-17

» A devastating earthquake is predicted in Bulgaria
In the Bulgarian city of Haskovo there is a «insurance ... 2009-04-15

» Bulgaria Cultural Tourism Not Affected by Global Crisis
The sixth annual "Cultural Tourism" expo was launched ... 2009-04-08

» Bulgaria State Employees to Choose New Attire or Vacation
The Bulgarian State will not slate any additional budget ... 2009-04-02

» ‘Piggyback’ generation joins parents on holiday
Cash-strapped young adults are increasingly going on ... 2009-03-30

» Russian Tour Operators Boycott Bulgaria over Visa Issue
Priority Bulgarian visas are currently being given ... 2009-03-25

» Bulgaria Says No Tourism Slump in Summer 2009
Defying gloomy forecasts for a tourism slump, investors ... 2009-03-04

» Bulgarian Consul in Dubai Announces UAE Tourist and Investment Plan
Zdravelin Georgiev, Consul General of Bulgaria in Dubai, ... 2009-03-04

» Bulgarian Tourist Business to Get EUR 3,9 B Revenue in 2009 - Report
A total of EUR 3,9 B is the expected income from the ... 2009-02-26

» Tourist firms mull over cutting prices for Bulgarians
Discounts of 10 to 30 per cent for Bulgarian holidaymakers ... 2009-02-25

» Hotel owners not cutting prices, despite low demand in Bulgaria
The low number of early bookings will not move seaside ... 2009-02-20

» Bulgarian sights may become a new wonder of the world
The unique Bulgarian sight the Belogradchik Rocks came ... 2009-02-19

» PO confirms value of non-eurozone countries
Budapest and Prague have been identified as key city-break ... 2009-01-26

» 50% less tourists book summertime vacations in Bulgaria
The tourist season of 2009 may turn out to be the worst ... 2009-01-21

» Bulgaria attracts more foreign visitors
Bulgaria's economy is continuing to benefit from growth ... 2008-12-08

» Skiers face steep price rises
Budget skiers and those heading to the US slopes face ... 2008-10-24

» London now third most expensive city
London has dropped from second to third in Mercer HR ... 2008-08-01

» ITP extends network to Bulgaria
Agency network ITP-International Travel Partnership ... 2008-07-04

» Spain well down best value list
Bulgaria has emerged as the world’s best value holiday ... 2008-03-11

» Polish airlines unveil 2008 plans
Poland is considering selling its entire 68% stake ... 2008-01-03

» Americans in Europe want inclusive product
US Tour Operators Association president Bob Whitley ... 2007-12-04

» Youtravel.com moves upmarket
Youtravel.com will ‘specifically target’ the higher ... 2007-10-08

» National takes its cue from time-strapped travellers
National Car Rental is rolling out its ‘key locker’ ... 2007-09-26

» Budget airlines fuel UK outbound
According to the European Travel Commission, Britons ... 2007-06-13

» Resorthoppa drives on
Transfer specialist Resorthoppa has added three new ... 2007-04-11

» Bulgaria/Canada tipped for strong W06/7
Bulgaria is emerging as a top ski destination after ... 2006-09-26

» Excel Ireland to break even in its first year
The Irish Independent reports Excel Airways will invest ... 2006-09-04

» Self-service check-in only for domestic BA flights
British Airways is scrapping conventional airport check-in ... 2006-03-22

» Human bird flu deaths remain a rarity
The WHO has confirmed that thirteen countries have ... 2006-02-24

» ABTA identifies festive favourites
According to ABTA, traditional Christmas and New Year ... 2005-12-20

» Libra courts Helios for low-cost launch
Libra Holidays Group (LHG) will use the ?30m raised ... 2004-10-22

» Bulgarian H1 tourism revenues jump 25%
According to figures from the Ministry of Economy in ... 2004-09-21

» B&B better bet in Bulgaria
The Autumn 2004 edition of Holiday Which looks at all-inclusive ... 2004-09-08

» Bulgaria welcomes c50K Britons in July
Bulgaria’s emergence as a leisure destination has ... 2004-08-23

» Croatia/Turkey growth picked up in WTO 2002 stats
The World Tourism Organisation has revealed that the ... 2003-01-28

» Preussag’s Austrian deal adds 21,000 beds
Preussag has bought stakes in an Austrian holiday club ... 2001-08-24