Meeting of WTO Regional Commission for Europe planned to take place in Bulgaria in 2017

22 January 2016

The 61st Meeting of the Regional Commission for Europe of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) is planned to be held in Bulgaria in 2017.

Minister Angelkova, Taleb Rifai open the Bulgarian stand at FITUR

20 January 2016

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai, was among the first to visit the Bulgarian stand at one of the largest tourism fairs in the world - FITUR, taking place in Madrid.

20 thousand visiting daily the Bulgarian information stand at Ferien-Messe Wien, the largest Austrian tourism fair held in Vienna

15 January 2016

Bulgaria is promoting the opportunities the country offers for year-round recreation and leisure at the largest Austrian tourism fair Ferien-Messe Wien, taking place from January 14 through January 17, 2016 in Vienna.

Minister Angelkova: Pamporovo meets the requirements of ski runs safety and information security regulation

14 January 2016

The ski runs in Pamporovo meet the requirements of the Ordinance on safety and information security of ski runs in Bulgaria, which has been put into implementation for the first time this season.

Ministry of Tourism to introduce a regulation on the activities of ski instructors

30 December 2015

Bulgaria will introduce for the first time a regulation stipulating the rules on practicing the profession of ski instructor.

In cooperation with Bulgarian municipalities, Ministry of Tourism launches a billboard campaign to promote domestic tourism

29 December 2015

The Ministry of Tourism has launched, in cooperation with Bulgarian municipalities, a billboard campaign to promote domestic  tourism. The campaign will cover all major municipalities and will promote tourism opportunities by regions.

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.

Minister Angelkova participated in the opening ceremony of the 2015/2016 winter season in Bansko

During the ceremony the city mayor Georgi Ikonomov awarded Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Minister Krassen Kralev the sign of Bansko for their consistent efforts to develop the winter resort. The mayor's sign was also awarded to the two-time Olympic champion Marcus Vasmayer.
13 December 2015

Ministers Nikolina Angelkova and Krassen Kralev were awarded the sign of Bansko for their consistent efforts to develop the winter resort

Minister Angelkova: We expect more than 1.2 million tourists during the 2015/2016 winter season

11 December 2015

During the last winter season our country was visited by 1.2 million tourists, and we expect this winter to have an increase and to make this figure even higher.

Pan-European Channel Advertising of Bulgaria with a total of 442 million views

07 December 2015

Bulgaria launched a massive Pan-European Channel promotional campaign on Eurosport, Discovery Channel, Euronews and National Geographic Channel which has had an outreach of 442 million views from March till October 2015.

Ministry’s Campaign for Boosting Home Tourism Has Met Set Target of 2 Million Outreach

04 December 2015

The campaign for boosting home tourism has met the set target by reaching the expected 2 million people. The campaign which was funded by Operational Programme Regional Development 2007-2013 was independently evaluated by the ESTAT agency.


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