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September 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of foreign tourists who arrived in Bulgaria in August 2014 was 14.6 per cent less than in August 2013, according to figures released by the National Statistical Institute […]

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2014 is record year for cruise ships visiting Bulgaria

September 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The year 2014 has been a record year for cruise ships visiting Bulgaria, with the Black Sea port of Varna seeing 40 passenger vessels with more than 2 ...

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Concerns of domino effect in Cyprus after Russian tour operators go bust

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 do ...

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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 ...


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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 in Russian, highlight […]

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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 […]