Minister Angelkova to her Mexican counterpart Enrique de la Madrid Cordero: Exchange of experience in summer tourism will be very beneficial for us

20 April 2018

Exchange of experience in summer tourism between the two countries will be very beneficial for us, considering Mexico’s huge experience in this area. This was indicated by the Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, to Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, Mexico’s Tourism Minister. They met during the summit meeting of the World Travel and Tourism Council, which is held in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires.

The minister presented to her interlocutor the Bulgarian potential for tourism development, mentioning that summer tourism is the major type, accounting for some 60-65 per cent out of the overall international tourist flow. According to her, our country was visited last year by nearly 8.9 mil. international guests, whose number may grow to 10 mil. this year, according to projections. Minister Angelkova explained some 62% of tourists arrive from our neighbouring countries, such as Serbia, Greece, Romania.

Minister Angelkova invited her counterpart Enrique de la Madrid Cordero to attend the summit meeting during the 2nd edition of the International Congress on World Civilizations and Ancient Routes, which will be held in mid-November in Sofia. The forum is jointly organized by the Ministry of Tourism and the World Tourism Organization, with CNN’s anchor, Richard Quest, having been invited to moderate the forum.

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