Japan to Help Bulgaria Become More Attractive for Japanese Tourists


Bulgarian page on the European Tourism Commission site (http://www.visiteurope.com/) is already translated into Japanese language.

This gives big source of information about Bulgaria to every Japanese citizen, decided to learn more or to visit our country.

By invitation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Bulgarian State Agency of Tourism (SAT) Chairman Anelia Krushkuva and Vice-chairman Stela Baltova will visit Tokyo between 4 and 8 February.

They will attend a Seminar for encouragement of tourism in Southern Eastern European countries, on which are also invited all of the other countries of the region national tourist administrations directors.

The seminar will present the Southern Eastern European countries communicational strategies to attract Japanese tourists, The Japanese institutions’ recommendations in this area; tendencies of traveling of Japanese tourists and tasks and measures to take for increasing of Japanese tourists’ interest in Southern Eastern Europe, presented by Japanese experts, who have worked in the region.

Bulgaria will be presented as welcoming tourist destination with rich culture-historical inheritance, biological diversity and saved natural ecosystem, many monasteries and monuments protected by UNESCO, the country of roses, crafts, with opportunities of spa – tourism, golf – tourism and very welcoming people.

Part of Bulgarian face in Japan is the sumo player Kaloyan Mahlyanov – Kotooshu.