All posts tagged tourism

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August 5, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Russian tourists have been left stranded in two hotels in Protaras area in Cyprus after two Russian tour operators went bust, raising concerns of a domino effect. Some 160 tourists […]

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On the eve of August, Bulgaria’s 2014 summer holiday season appears troubled

July 31, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The summer tourist industry in Bulgaria is eyeing the 2014 season with concern, given the factors that could hamstring it – everything from the war ...

Bulgarians spent 50M euro in Greece during six-day holiday – report

May 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian tourists spent about 50 million euro in Greece during the special public holiday from May 1 to 6 2014, media reports said, quoting travel ag ...

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Varna posts tourist maps at bus stops

May 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna began putting up tourist maps in English at bus stops on May 3 2014. The maps, which also include a directory ...

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    Bulgaria to step up security at seaside resorts this summer
    April 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria will step up police presence and advice to hoteliers this summer to ensure greater security in places where increased numbers of foreign tourists are expected. This is according to […]

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    Belated snowfall boosts Bulgaria’s ski resorts
    January 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    After many snowless weeks, Bulgaria’s major ski resorts welcomed the snowfall that reached the country this past weekend – but even during the days of artificial powder, have been seeing […]

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    Snow news means good and bad news for Bulgaria
    January 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The lack of snow in Bulgaria so far in January 2014 has mixed implications for the country, meaning losses on some fronts but savings on others. Weather forecasters are describing […]

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    Is it becoming a lonelier planet?
    January 12, 2014, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    Turn the clock back a decade or two, and every backpacker would be clutching a copy of a Lonely Planet travel guide. From Delhi to Budapest, from Prague to Bangkok, […]