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New check post on Danube River bridge will connect Bulgaria with...

SOFIA, Bulgaria – The Bulgarian caretaker government has approved an intergovernmental agreement for opening up a new checkpoint with Romania at the Danube River bridge that links Vidin to Calafat i

New tourism logo of Bulgaria to be reworked

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Delyan Dobrev has said that the new brand Bulgaria tourism logo launched on January 17, 2013 is to be reworked “again and again until everyone likes i

Bulgarian tourism unveils new logo, slogan

The new tourist brand of Bulgaria as a tourist destination was presented Thursday by Ivo Marinov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism.

Tourism Minister: Bulgarian winter season 2012 – 2013 looks good

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgaria expects a large increase of visitors at winter resorts mainly from the important Russian and Great Britain markets, according to Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan

Bankrupt tour operator leaves Russian tourists stranded in Bulgaria

Russian tourists brought to Bulgaria by the now-bankrupt Russian tour operator Cherry Tour have been asked to pay twice for their hotel accommodations.

Minister: Israeli tourists not deterred by Burgas bombing

Bulgarian Energy and Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev has said that the flow of tourists from Israel has returned to normal.

Burgas terror attack does not deter tourists

BURGAS, Bulgaria - Sunbathing, gambling and bar hopping - it's business as usual at Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Burgas just days after a suicide attack that killed six people.

Tourist bus bombing in Bulgaria condemned by UNWTO

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is deeply shocked by the bombing of a tourist bus in Bulgaria and condemns the act in the strongest possible terms.

Israeli tourists killed in Bulgarian bus bombing

Israeli officials say that at least seven people died in a bomb explosion on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in the city of Burgas, Bulgaria.

“Vampire tourists” flock to Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Travel agencies have reported a surge in interest in "vampire vacations" since news of the discovery of the remains in the Black Sea town of Sozopol broke in the international press

Israel warns its tourists of possible terror attacks in Bulgaria

The head of Israel’s Counterterrorism Bureau said Thursday evening that it has no concrete information regarding a possible terrorist attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.

Sofia ranked as Europe’s cheapest tourist city

A US daily has reminded that Sofia ranks as Europe's cheapest tourist city.

Russian tourists stuck in Bulgaria’s Bourgas to go home tomorrow

SOFIA, Bulgaria - The last of the hundreds of tourists - most from Russia – stranded in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Bourgas after Bulgaria Air cancelled flight tickets booked by Alma Tour over a

Meliá Hotels International to open its sixth hotel in Bulgaria

Meliá Hotels International has recently announced the opening of its sixth hotel in Bulgaria.

Business is discovering the diversity of Bulgaria

FRANKFURT, Germany - As part of the IMEX, Bulgaria presents itself as a host for events of all kinds.

Bulgarian company negotiates with Chinese government for space travel project

The first Bulgarian company, which will start offering space travel tickets, will discuss its future project with the Chinese government and the Chinese Embassy in Bulgaria.

eCommerceAcademy.net launches Trends and Innovation Travel Distribution and Investment Summit

Following the success of the November conference, this summit will focus on the future trends in travel and how the Internet challenges the travel and tourism industry.

NASA astronaut gives video press conference in Bulgaria

US NASA Astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave ( www.StoryMusgrave.com and http://www.lannistoria.com/afs-show.htm ) is an icon in the space industry and an extraordinary man in life.

Eurail Global Pass expands travel network

UTRECHT, The Netherlands - Eurail will become more attractive to overseas travelers when Bulgaria opens its rails to Eurail Global Pass holders in 2011.

Bulgarian tourism recovering

Bulgaria's winter tourism is slowly recovering from the financial crisis, mainly due to the increased number of tourists from neighboring Balkan countries.

Bulgarian tourism still struggles to get higher up quality ladder

VARNA, Bulgaria — For decades the beach holiday of choice for students and budget package tours, Bulgaria still struggles to get higher up the quality ladder.

The future of spa tourism in Bulgaria looks bright

HISAR/VELINGRAD, Bulgaria - The town of Hisar boasts one formidable collection — hundreds of kidney-, bladder- and gallstones which have been expelled after treatment with water from the 22 mineral

Message from the Sofia congress chairman

Richard Lohento, chairman of the upcoming

Warm weather hurts Bulgaria’s skiing tourism

Unseasonably warm weather has hurt the number of tourists that Bulgaria's winter resort Pamporovo has hoped to attract, news agency Focus reported on January 2 2010.

Bulgaria winter tourist season to be salvaged by Bulgarians

It will be down to the Bulgarians themselves to salvage the winter tourist season, just as it happened in the summer, operators have warned.

After years of rapid growth Bulgarian tourism facing grim prospects

Sofia - Bulgarian hoteliers had become used to good earnings over the years of strong growth, but are facing grim prospects now as the economic crisis has forced worldwide belt-tightening.

15 dead, 4 injured as tourist bus crashes into crowd in...

Fifteen people were killed and four others seriously hurt when a tourist bus crashed into a crowd in eastern Bulgaria, the country's Interior Ministry said Thursday.

Bulgaria welcomes double-digit increase in foreign tourists

Foreign tourists in Bulgaria have increased by over 18 percent in the first 9 months of the year.

Amended tourism law aims at better quality of service

After being altered two years ago, the law on tourism is getting ready to undergo another set of amendments after Plamen Mollov, the floor leader of the National Movement for Stability and Progress, o

Bulgaria registers 18% more foreign tourists

The number of visits of foreign tourists in Bulgaria has increased by 18% during the first half of 2008, compared to the same period of last year, according to preliminary data from the National Stati