Greece, Turkey were top tourist destinations for Bulgarians in July 2018 – statistics institute

The number of trips abroad by Bulgarians in July 2018 was close to 10 per cent higher than in July 2017, with Turkey and Greece the top destinations of choice.

This emerges from figures released on August 28 by Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI).

The number of trips by Bulgarians to Greece and to Turkey, respectively, each was more than 14 per cent higher than in July 2017, the NSI said.

At the same time, trips by Bulgarians to Ukraine amounted to 16 per cent lower in July 2018 than in July 2017.

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(Photo of Stageira in Greece: Clive Leviev-Sawyer)