Archive for the ‘Bulgaria’ Category
The new tourist brand of Bulgaria as a tourist destination was presented Thursday by Ivo Marinov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism.Â The new brand will be used officially in Bulgaria’s marketing activities from September 2013 on, according to reports of money.bg.Â The new brand portrays Bulgaria as a friendly, charming, and as-yet-undiscovered destination and the [...]
SOFIA, Bulgaria – Bulgaria expects a large increase of visitors at winter resorts mainly from the important Russian and Great Britain markets, according to Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan Dobrev.Â Speaking for the BTA news agency, Dobrev noted that early reservations of tour operators show an increase of 9% for Russian tourists, while the percentage [...]
HISAR/VELINGRAD, Bulgaria – The town of Hisar boasts one formidable collection â€” hundreds of kidney-, bladder- and gallstones which have been expelled after treatment with water from the 22 mineral springs in the region.
A project to turn a former partisans’ camp into a tourist attraction is being undertaken by the municipality of the town of Batak in southern Bulgaria. Most of the partisans’ huts in the camp are intact, and young people have shown a great interest in visiting them, national media reported recently.
By Unal Basusta, eTN Ambassador | Dec 02, 2008 Foreign tourists in Bulgaria have increased by over 18 percent in the first 9 months of the year. This was announced by the chair of the state agency on tourism Anelia Krushkova recently at press conference, according to Bulgaria National Radio (BNR).
By Unal Basusta, eTN | The number of visits of foreign tourists in Bulgaria has increased by 18% during the first half of 2008, compared to the same period of last year, according to preliminary data from the National Statistics Institute.
Management and advertising in tourism sector in Bulgaria should be completed by a ministry to be instituted in the context of the upcoming overall changes in the cabinet, the National Tourism Board proposed at a sitting on Wednesday.
By The Sofia Echo/etn Bulgaria implements new scheme to market its tourism attractions to the global arena. The State Agency for Tourism (SAT) proposed dividing Bulgarian tourist attractions on a regional basis as a way of presenting the country's treasures to the foreign market.
BUCHAREST, Romania (Reuters) — Anca thought girls who spoke on television about being sold into sex slavery were paid to invent such stories to boost tv show ratings. That was until she answered a friend’s invitation to join her in Germany and work as a dishwasher in a town near Hamburg. When she arrived, her [...]
David Browne eTN Europe Serbia and Bulgaria have begun an unusual cooperation in train travel, by opening a joint border station. Customs and immigration checks will be done by officers from both countries in one place, saving time for passengers on international trains.