All posts tagged tourism

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August 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Inspectors from Bulgaria’s Consumer Protection Commission this summer have ordered 30 establishments closed down, 15 of them at the Black Sea, after finding various breaches of laws – including the […]

Beach at Lozenets on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria cancels concessions on three beaches, grants seven

August 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet on August 19 cancelled concession contracts for three Black Sea beaches while granting concessions for seven others, a media ...

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Mayor of Varna bans alcohol in public places in move against ‘alcohol tourism’

August 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The mayor of Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea city Varna, Ivan Portnih, has issued a ban on alcohol in public places in the city and its holiday res ...

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Ryanair to launch daily flights from London to Sofia in summer 2016

August 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Low-cost airline Ryanair will expand its destinations list to include Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia starting in May 2016, with daily flights ...

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    Half of eco tours in Bulgaria booked by foreigners
    July 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria earns about 25 million euro from eco tourism, with close to half of eco tours in the country booked by foreigners, according to Lyubomir Popyordanov, head of the Bulgarian […]

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    Shortage of lifeguards among rules broken at Bulgarian beaches
    July 21, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian authorities have been inspecting beaches held under concession contracts, finding rule-breaking such as shortages of lifeguards and stalls being put out in excess of those agreed on. Information about […]