Arabian tourists return to Bulgarian beaches
Anita Valentinova, 17.08.2011
Arabian tourists return to Bulgaria’s North Black Sea resorts. Most popular resorts welcomes tourists from Israel mainly due to their passion to the gambling tourism. Bulgaria is considered to be a popular holiday destination in countries like Iraq, Iran, Syria and Jordan. It seems that this tourism market is again interested in the holiday opportunities which Bulgaria offers. This year the number of Russian tourists has been increased by 20%. Also, Bulgarian summer resorts welcomed many tourists from Ukraine and Moldova. According to the figures, 15% of the tourism flow in Bulgaria is from Poland. Currently about 50 000 spend their summer vacation in Varna and near resorts. Official figures cannot be quoted, however, the occupancy rate is about 90%.