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May 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is to post additional staff to consular offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Kyiv and Odessa to meet the expected growth in “last minute” bookings from Russia and Ukraine, Bulgaria’s […]

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Bulgaria’s tourism industry faces problems on eve of new summer season – report

April 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A downturn in Russian tourists, a lack of funds for advertising abroad, diminished service at hotels and the illicit economy are some of the main prob ...

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Ski season at Bulgaria’s Bansko, Pamporovo closes

April 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The ski season at Bulgaria’s winter mountain resorts of Bansko and Pamporovo closed on April 19, with both reporting an increase in tourists fro ...

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Bulgaria to cut passenger ship fees to boost cruise tourism

April 15, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry has proposed that the cabinet agree to cut the tonnage tax for passenger ships in a move to boost cruise tourism. The ...


  • Pamporovo photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Bulgaria’s Pamporovo extends ski season to April 19
    March 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 2015 ski season in Bulgaria’s mountain winter resort of Pamporovo has been extended until April 19, the Pamporovo company said on March 25. The company said that conditions for […]

  • cruise ship in Varna Bulgaria
    Bulgaria sees ‘great potential’ in cruise tourism
    March 25, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Cruise tourism has great potential for Bulgaria, including by linking it to cultural and historical tourism packages, according to Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova. Angelkova was speaking after meeting European Environment […]

  • beach summer holiday tourism Bulgaria photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Mixed views on prospects for Bulgaria’s summer tourism season
    March 19, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria will have a very difficult summer tourism season because of an expected decrease in Russian and Ukrainian tourists, but there was no reason for apocalyptic forecasts, Tourism Minister Nikolina […]