All posts tagged tourism

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October 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Minister is boasting of the country being ready to cope with snowy winter conditions – and the country’s Tourism Minister is boasting of expectations of a healthy […]


Countdown begins to Bansko 2016 ski season opening on December 17

October 13, 2016, by Bansko Blog

The Bansko 2016/17 ski season starts on December 17 2016. The countdown begins. The opening ceremony and first day on the pistes is one I always look ...


German evaluation: Which Bulgarian ski resort is the best?

October 11, 2016, by

German skiing portal has come up with a ranking of Bulgarian ski resorts. Not all of them got very far in the evaluations, several got av ...


Podcast: Bulgaria’s Bansko after 25 countries in 25 months

October 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Brit Sarah Carter and her husband spend the summer in Bansko having visited 25 countries in 25 months. She was living in San Francisco, working in Sil ...

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    Is Bansko expensive? The Post Office ski resort survey 2016
    October 8, 2016, by Bansko Blog

    Bansko wins the award for the seventh time in the postoffice survey of ski resorts (see survey). I always take these surveys with a pinch of salt, but at […]

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    The dirty Black Sea: Swimming in wastewater
    September 28, 2016, by

    Now that the summer is gone and Bulgaria is expecting record numbers regarding tourists from abroad, one aspect is usually being overlooked: It’s the health of the Black Sea. The […]

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    Bulgarian government agrees tourism deal with Saudi Arabia
    September 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on September 13 a memorandum on co-operation in tourism with Saudi Arabia, the government media service said. The document reflects the desire of both countries to foster […]