Minister Angelkova opened the Bulgarian booth at Intourmarket 2019

10 March 2019

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova opened the Bulgarian booth at the Intourmarket 2019 International Tourism Exchange. The Forum takes place in Moscow from 9-11 March and is organized with the assistance of the Federal Tourism Agency, the Federal Aviation Agency, the Russian Hotel Association and other leading tourism structures.

This year Bulgaria presents itself with a booth of 100 square meters. Together with the Ministry of Tourism, the municipalities of Sofia, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo, Stara Zagora, Primorsko and Kazanlak will take part in it. Exhibitors in this year's edition are expected to be over 1,400 companies from more than 130 countries and all Russian regions and national tourist agencies. It is estimated that the number of visitors will exceed 74 thousand people.

Russia is among the most important generating markets for Bulgaria's incoming tourism, said Minister Angelkova. She pointed out that she is actively working to promote the travels of citizens from the Russian Federation to our country. We are conducting an active marketing campaign to promote the diverse tourist product among Russian tourists, the Minister also informed. She specified that innovative projects are being sought to meet the demand of visitors from the Federation. 

On the first day of the Tourism Exchange a special presentation was held on the theme “Bulgaria - more than the sea”. Russian tour operators, travel agencies, media and guests of the exhibition will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the national tourist advertising for this year.

On the Bulgarian stand they will be able to get acquainted with the Bulgarian folklore and to see a number of attractive presentations. The guests will learn about the most interesting offers of Bulgaria, sea tourism, pilgrimage tourism, gourmet and wine destinations, youth packages, sports and adventure tourism, cultural and historical landmarks and many more.

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