Deputy Minister Irena Georgieva presents "Spa Destination" award at the annual ceremony of the "Wonders of Bulgaria" campaign

21 December 2015

Deputy Tourism Minister Irena Georgieva and Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Atanaska Nikolova presented the award in the category "Spa Destination" at the annual ceremony of the "Wonders of Bulgaria" campaign. The award, given for the first time, went to "Pirin" Park Hotel - Sandanski. The event was held for the fifth consecutive year and was broadcast live on the Bulgarian National Television.

"The Ministry of Tourism supports this campaign not only because it is aimed at promoting domestic tourism, but also because it helps promote cultural tourism", said Deputy Minister Georgieva. She went on to say that the Ministry of Tourism works consistently for the promotion of cultural tourism, stressing that with its 40,000 registered artifacts and objects, dating from seven eras, our country is among the richest on the continent and has much to offer to its visitors.

The event was attended by Tsetska Tsacheva, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, Margarita Popova, Vice-President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia, Ivan Portnih, Mayor of Varna, Todor Tanev, Minister of Education and Science, Boni Petrunova, Deputy Minister of Culture, etc.

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