Bulgaria travel news
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22d of May is International Day of Biodiversity and it is aimed at boosting the awareness of the issues and threats to biodiversity and ensuring the support for its preservation.
Bulgaria is rapidly gaining popularity as a valuable SPA tourism venue. Many tourists are interested in wellness, relax and SPA breaks, and they are well aware of the advantages of a SPA holiday and the numerous temptations.
Eco paths, playground for paint ball and various sports attractions will be established in Suhindol. The municipality is currently working on a project to promote its tourism opportunities and the project is estimated at 200 000 EUR. The mayor of Suhindol said that the area is one of the most picturesque in the region and it is particularly suitable for team building events.
Varna Airport will service flights to three new destinations during summer season 2010. The three destinations are Wroclaw (Poland), Bergamo (Italy) and Aarhus (Denmark). Currently 34 aviation companies have announced their flight schedules to Varna Airport in summer 2010.
2010-05-21 , Sofia News Agency
2010-05-21 , Anita Valentinova, source: avtotravel-bg.blogspot.com
Tsarevo Municipality is working on a new project which envisages the re-construction of the area ‘Korosiata’ in Ahtopol beach resort.
Early summer season is often associated with substantial discounts. Bulgaria is not lagging behind the most famous seaside resorts worldwide. Indeed the competition between countries and seaside resorts is severe this summer, especially because each country offers different entertainment options, conditions for complete recreation at the beach and, of course, various prices. Romanian tourists have showed great interest in Bulgarian beach resorts due to the relatively short distance between Bulgaria and Romania, and the good price/value ratio.
the first participants in the 2010 Historical Seas Tall Ships Regatta have arrived in Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea port of Varna even though most were delayed by the lack of strong winds.
Bulgaria will allocate for marketing and tourism ads about 3.1 million BGN. The promotion of Bulgarian tourism will be also financed by European fund for regional development.
Only 1.00 EUR will cost the airfare in order to fly from some European destination to Bulgarian antique city of Plovdiv. This will become feasible after the fund for the development of Plovdiv Airport is into operation.
Numerous entertainment options for children and tourists will be constructed in close vicinity to “Baba Vida” fortress in Vidin.
As we informed you in April, low cost flight company Ryan Air will arrange flights to Plovdiv city. It was confirmed that low cost flights to London and Frankfurt will start operating at Plovdiv airport from this autumn. Ryan air plans to schedule flights to Plovdiv this year.
Bulgaria’s Black Sea pearl Albena attracts tourists just before the beginning of the active summer season with its tempting package ‘Shape your body for the summer!’.
New tourism symbol of Bulgaria’s capital city will be a scale model of the four main religious temples in Sofia’s centre. This foresees the project ‘Sofia-wisdom in action’ which is due to be completed in April 2011.
Bulgarian and Greek municipalities have come together to offer joint tourist tours of the Rhodope Mountains.
More than 200 wealthy retired tourists from France opened the cruise season in Bulgaria’s coastal resort Nessebar. The ancient beach resort has turned into a traditional place for luxurious voyages over the last couple of years.
Sonisphere Festival, the first and only touring European metal festival, will excite fans in Bulgaria’s capital city with a bunch of famous stars gathered at one stage:Metallica, Manowar, Megadeth, Rammstein on 22d and 23d of June 2010 at Vassil Levski Stadium, Sofia citu.
Thievery Corporation with a concert on 1st of June 2010 at Universiada Hall, Sofia city.
Kavarna Rock Fest 2010 will take place from 23d until 25th of July at the pristine coastal resort of Kavarna. Doro Pesch, Epica, Leaves’ Eyes, Atrocity and Tarja Turunen will open the rock festival on 23d of July.
Wayne Hussey from the British Rock Band the Mission UK will perform in Sofia city on 10th of July 2010.
Lord of the Dance with several concerts in Bulgaria. Their tour starts from Varna on 5th of June and finishes on 9th of June 2010 in SOfia city.
One of the most famous music groups in Portugal-Deolinda will arrive for a concert in Bulgaria. The event will take place on 11th of June 2010 at Bulgaria Hall, Sofia city.
Sir Elton John to perform in Sofia city, Bulgaria on 13th of June 2010.
Mellow Music Festival is due to start at 6pm on 27th of May in the Borissova Garden, Sofia. The festival will continue until 29th of May 2010. Mellow Music Festival will host a good bunch of established and rising names, who make different music, but have one important element in common – they are the agents who push quality electronic music forward.
Romanians tourists organize their team buildings in Bulgaria. It is expected that tour operators from Romania and Bulgaria will create a joint project for adventure tourism and it will be promoted to third party markets.
This year’s edition of the fab Artmospheric Festival will take place at a new location, within the area of Vitosha Natural Park, 5km above the village Vladaya, 25km away from the centre of Sofia city.
2010-05-15 , Anita Valentinova, source: www.events.bg
Bulgaria organizes the First Balkan Music Awards in Sofia city. The event will take place on 16th of May 2010.
German DJ Jerome Isma-Ae performs for the first time in Bulgaria. The great party will be held later on today in the famous Yalta club, Sofia. DJ Jerome Isma-Ae is awarded with the prize of the best Progressive House artists of 2010, according to the prestigious music awards of the biggest music portal Beatport.
The European initiative ‘Night of Museums’ takes place for the 6th consecutive year and some of Bulgarian museums and galleries will take part in it for the 5th time.
BG Salsa Fiesta Team in cooperation with Sofia Municipality organizes for the sixth consecutive year 3-day Latino Festival which will be held from 14th until 16th of May in Hall 3 of National Palace of Culture and Sofia Live Club.
DJ Tiesto and Pete Tong in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria summer season 2010!
The three-day exhibition Weekend tourism was officially opened yesterday. The third Festival of tourism animation, as well as the discussion ‘Structural funds and the development of tourism: opportunities and challenges’ will be held within the frames of the event.
2010-04-29 , www.anand-topalov.com
2010-04-29 , www.anand-topalov.com /slightly edited/
St.George’s Day and the long-awaited May bank holiday are almost upon us, so we suppose that you have already arranged your short getaway. What do you know about Saint George? What do you want to know? Find out right now and read our story dedicated to Saint George
Bulgaria should put efforts in the development of its wine tourism destination . This was the statement of the founder of the only European educational centre for vine-growers. According to Labeyri, the tourism invariably include: visit of vines, a lecture, regarding the technologies in wineries, SPA procedures and animated degustation.
The golden mask of the Thracian king Teres and the helmet of Sevt III are a part of the exposition which Bulgaria will put on display during World Expo in Shanghai. It is due to begin on 1st of May 2010 and International Fair Plovdiv organizes Bulgaria’s participation.
The construction of golf courses has marked its boom over the recent years and golf tourism is evolving rapidly in Bulgaria which actually provides opportunities to exploit new tourism markets. More than 28 projects for the construction of golf courses have been approved.
The number of golf tourists who visit Bulgaria may reach 500 000 annually. This is the prognosis of the president of the International Association of golf journalists. During the presentation of the golf destination Kaliakra, which boasts Light house Golf Resort, Black Sea Rama and Thracian Cliff Golf resort, he stated that Bulgaria has great potential to develop golf tourism.
2010-04-26 , www.anand-topalov.com
Bulgaria has cemented its reputation as a popular SPA destination not only on the Balkan Peninsula, but also whole Europe. This commented Mr Ralin, the chairman of BHRA. He pointed out that Bulgaria’s SPA hotels have been top choice at all tourism expos, especially in Moscow, Bucharest, Belgrad, Berlin.
The director of World Ski Federation who organizes prestigious ski competitions all over the world, Mr. Günter Hujara, visited Sofia two days ago. Sports Minister of Bulgaria and a delegation visited Bulgaria’s premier ski resort of Bansko.
During season 2010-2011, on February 26th – 27th, Bansko shall host a Super-Combined Ski Event for men including Super Giant Slalom and one run Slalom as well as a single event Slalom.
We are delighted to present you herewith Sol Nessebar Resort and all new services offered in 4* Sol Nessebar Mare, 4* Sol Nessebar Bay Hotel and the majestic 5* Sol Nessebar Palace Hotel, as well as plenty of surprises for the upcoming summer season 2010! Welcome in Nessebar, Bulgaria!
FIDE World Chess Championship 2010 started on 21st of April in the Central Military club in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia. The event will end on 12th May 2010.
Dental tourism is an increasing trend with more and more foreigners who combine a holiday to Bulgaria's Black Sea coast with a visit to the dentist. Bulgaria, especially the bigger cities along its Black Sea coast, has started to cash in from a growing number of foreigners.
Presentation of Additional Services offered in Santa Marina Holiday Village, Sozopol!
The number of foreign tourists, visiting Bulgaria between January and March 2010, is up nearly 8% year on year, according to data of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.