Bulgaria participated in the international tourism exhibition “The Romanian Tourism Fair”

11 November 2022

Deputy Minister of Tourism Mariela Modeva also participated in the large exhibition in our northern neighbour

The Ministry of Tourism, together with 12 representatives of the tourism sector, has participated in the international tourism exhibition “The Romanian Tourism Fair” (TTR) in Bucharest, Romania (10 – 13 November 2022). One of the most significant events in the field of tourism in our northern neighbour is also attended by the Deputy Minister of Tourism, prof. Mariela Modeva.

Prof. Modeva held a meeting with Alina Ştefania Gorghiu, President of the Senate in the Romanian Parliament. “Romania continues to be one of the most important markets for Bulgarian tourism and the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria is making consistent efforts to ensure the best conditions for Romanian tourists and Romanian tour operators offering Bulgaria as a priority destination,” the Deputy Minister said.   

The overnight tourist arrivals from Romania exceeded the pre-holiday level of 2019, indicating increased interest from Romanian tourists to Bulgaria. According to statistics, the number of Romanian tourists in 2019 is 1,287,252, in 2020 – 625,656 and in 2021 – 821,856. Since the beginning of this year until August, 821 651 tourists have visited our country, which is an increase of 27%. Among the highlights of the talks between Deputy Minister Modeva and State Secretary for Tourism Tudorita Lungu was the deepening of bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism between Bulgaria and Romania.  

The Deputy Minister also held a working meeting with Dumitru Luca, President of the Romanian National Association of Travel Agencies, where they discussed the holding of joint events in the tourism industry and the opportunities to encourage Romanian companies to present their products on the Bulgarian market.

The Deputy Minister congratulated the Bulgarian participants at the exhibition. At the information stand of the Ministry of Tourism the co-exhibitors are twelve – Albena Tour EAD, New Sun Travel Ltd, Varna Municipality, Club Magellan Ltd, Beach Resort EOOD, TA Solvex EOOD, Renaissance EOOD, Silistra Municipality, Galaxy Investment Group, Tsarevgrad Tarnov EOOD, BSA Ltd and Teddy Kam EOOD. Many tourism companies and representatives of Bulgarian destinations are also in the Romanian capital as visitors to organize their meetings with their local partners.

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