Bulgaria travel news
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Easily accessible public transport will be provided to the highest parts of Vitosha mountain as an alternative of the usage of private vehicles.
Greek merchants and businessmen are flocking to Bulgarian language classes.
Sandanski Municipality and the Association of Hoteliers, restaurateurs and tour operators presented the Spa Destination of Sandanski at the 43rd International Tourism Fair in Novi Sad, Serbia.
The lift Sitnyakovo Express, which services the entertainment park Mountain Bike Park in the popular Borovets resort, will work every weekend until the end of October.
The medieval church ‘ St George’ in Kyustendil attracts more tourists from different parts of the country. The temple is one of Kyustendil's most popular landmarks.
Yachts and water sports will be a priority for the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. French exhibition for water sports Grand Pavoa, which organizers showed their interest in the popular Black Sea city.
The number of foreigners in Bulgaria in August 2010 was increased by 11.3% in comparison with the same month of 2009.
More than 300 tourists visited the medieval fortress Baba Vida during the weekend. The cultural landmark is one of the most remarkable fortresses in Bulgaria.
The village Ognyanovo is Greeks' most preferred destination for rural tourism.
Two towers will be built from the eastern part of the medieval fortress Krakra near Pernik. The fortress will become an attractive venue for travellers.
Prices of winter holidays will increase by 2% during the upcoming winter season.
Bansko was officially announced 'Winter capital of Balkans'.
The project for the new lift in the ski zone Bansko, which construction was permitted by the state this summer and later on suspended due to unauthorized tree cutting, has been recently continued.
The number of tourists will be increased 3% for the upcoming winter season
Which will be the Bulgarian sights in the European map of culture tourism? What are the challenges to the business willing to invest in the Bulgarian past and how the state can help the sector receive guests all over the year, are some of the topics Mr. Sharlopov gave opinion on.
Bulgaria promotes its culture and historical heritage with video clips and films.
Chinese art group of disabled people visits Sofia on 1st of October 2010.
Bulgaria has a great potential to develop SPA and wellness tourism. Bulgaria boasts a wealth of mineral springs.
World tourism day, 27th of September, has been celebrated for over three decades. The slogan this year is ‘Tourism and Biodiversity’.
Cheap airline tickets to attractive destinations for only 1 EUR. Do's and dont's
Bulgaria is an essential destination in European SPA map and new Tourism Law gives a light to the standards in terms of the quality of SPA services.
6 M BGN will be invested in the restoration of the antique fortress Tuida in the locality Hisarlyka in Sliven town. It is expected that the fortress will turn into an attractive tourist landmark.
One can reach the archaeological complex Perperikon through a new eco path. It is well-marked and information signs are installed all the way from Bolyartsi village to the sanctuary.
Bulgaria’s Ministers of Finance, Simeon Djankov and of Economy and Energy, Traycho Traykov will inquire in Brussels whether the uniform stakes of VAT in tourism sector could be levied in October 2011.
After having finished an analysis on the issue, Ministry of Economy, Tourism and Energetics concluded that Internet tends to be the most efficient and beneficial communication channel for the promotion of Bulgaria’s tourist product.
Figures of this summer season showed that there is a growth between 3% and 7% in the number of German tourists at Bulgaria’s Northern Black Sea.
The airline company ‘’Ural airlines’’ launches new flights to Sofia as of 1st of October 2010, announced e1.ru.
US residents spent 50 000 USD on the restoration and conservation of Bulgarian Pompeius which is also known as the antique Roman settlement Nikopolis ad Istrum.
2010-09-18 , Anita Valentinova, source: dariknews.bg
Bollywood films are to flood Bulgarian cinema theaters in October. A motley mixture of India’s best films arrives for a festival in Bulgaria. The fans will be able to see in Cineplex Bollywood’s top 9 films and the cream of their contemporary stars - Bipasha Basu, Kareena Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan.
More than 200 000 tourists have chosen Albena coastal resort for their summer vacation 2010 and therefore the splendid resort has registered a growth of 10% of the number of tourists.
Varna Airport announced that there is a growth of 20% of the number of Russians and Polish that arrived at Varna Airport.
The preparation for the Third ‘’Black Sea tourist forum Varna 2010’’ under the topic ‘’Cultural tourism-the future of Bulgaria’’ is currently underway.
The first night golf tournament in Bulgaria takes place on 17th of September 2010. The venue is Pravets Golf and SPA resort.
Regional Historic Museum in Bourgas city will exhibit for the first time the biggest collection of 2010 antique coins which were minted in the ancient Deultum.
2010-09-14 , Standart Daily
On October 11th, Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel will arrive in Rousse on the Danube. She has been invited by Rousse University the board of which decided to render her the title of doctor honoris causa at a special ceremony.
Norway likes Bulgarian wine. “We will supply Bulgaria with fish and you will give us wine,” suggested Norway’s Ambassador to Bulgaria, Tove Skarstein at a meeting with Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture, Miroslav Naydenov.
Bulgarian archaeologists have found a bronze hydria in a tomb dating back to 4th century BC during excavations in the Necropolis of Mesambria in the Black Sea city of Nessebar.
Bulgaria’s capital city, Sofia, will the official host of the 5th International conference ‘’European city-architecture and city-planning’. The event takes place from 16th until 17th of September 2010.
The kings of Swing, Glenn Miller Orchestra, visit Bulgaria this year. The gig will take place on 15th of December 2010 in the Palace of Culture and Sports in Varna, Bulgaria’s seaside capital.
The Austrian Belphegor visits Bulgaria for the second time. The date of the venue is 6th of October 2010.
Bulgaria's government plans to introduce a 9% unified value-added tax (VAT) in the tourism sector, not 14% as initially planned, the prime minister said on Friday.
Black metal band Watain will gig in Sofia city, Bulgaria on 13th of October 2010. The venue is RBF club.
The legendary Greek artist and composer Antonis Vardis and his son Yanis Vardis will gig this year in Sofia city, Bulgaria.
Many fans, critics and the most famous musicians define Cæcilie Norby as the best Danish Jazz singer. She will perform in Sofia city on 28th of September 2010.
43rd edition of Balkan Yacht Championship started withj a spectacular parade of participants in Bourgas.
Club des Belugas will present their mixes and performances in Sofia city on the occasion of the 9th anniversary of Jazz Fm Radio. Club des Belugas are renowned musicians due to their modern, authentic music and innovatory arrangements of Jazz standards. The concert will take place on 16th of September 2010 at 7:30pm in Hall 1 of National Palace of Culture, Sofia city, Bulgaria.
If you like guitar music, then you will be pleased to hear that Los Romeros performs in Sofia city on 6th of October 2010. Los Romeros are widely popular as the greatest masters of the guitar.
If you are a fan of gentle sounds and pleasant melodies, then we strongly recommend you to attend Sofia Jazz Peak 2010 which marks the 9th anniversary of Jazz FM radio in Bulgaria.