Nikolina Angelkova, Elżbieta Bieńkowska and Zurab Pololikashvili during the meeting

Nikolina Angelkova: Cooperation in tourism will iron out contradictions in the Balkans

The National Palace of Culture in Sofia hosted another event of the calendar of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It focused on the problems and the perspectives of the tourism sector.   EU Tourism Ministers,..

published on 2/14/18 12:31 PM

Climber Boris Tuechki, 88: I love all Bulgarian mountains, but Pirin holds the deepest place in my heart

Boris Tuechki started climbing mountains when he was 30. “I started a bit late because I had evening classes, I had a job… But what I needed was a way to unwind, so I took to the mountain,” says the climber, now 88. Boris Tuechki has..

published on 2/13/18 3:59 PM

Inter Expo Centre hosts Holiday & Spa Expo (14-16 February)

The International Tourist Fair Holiday & SPA Expo is one of the major expositions dedicated to tourism held in this country. There will be over 360 participants in this year’s 35 th edition, coming from Bulgaria and from 22 other..

published on 2/13/18 12:05 PM

Majority of Bulgarians wants more rules and control across resorts

92% of polled Bulgarians accept the idea for clearer rules at tourist resorts, latest Gallup research shows. A majority of 63% basically approves the idea for beach categorization. 39% approve the work of the tourist ministry, 35% disapprove it..

published on 2/10/18 10:10 AM

If you are fond of adventures and beautiful scenery - come visit Bulgaria

Bulgaria continues to be a country where thrills and adventures are alive and where you can still visit places where no tourists had been before. You can see villages where life goes on in the rhythm of past centuries and a journey to such..

published on 1/31/18 12:38 PM

The Presidency of the Council of the EU will benefit Bulgaria’s image as a tourist destination

Representatives of the tourist industry in Bulgaria are expecting the Bulgarian Presidency to have a positive effect on the country’s image as a tourist destination, to boost revenues in tourism and to bring in more guests from abroad. The..

published on 1/19/18 12:45 PM

Direct airline Sofia-Baku to make number of tourists rise

The new direct airline between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan will allow an even more successful development of tourism and is to increase the number of tourists, the Ministry of Tourism forecasted. It is expected that thanks to the possibility of..

published on 1/17/18 2:57 PM

Ski season has started: 200 competitors from 30 countries to take part in World Ski Championships for Journalists in Pamporovo

In the Bulgarian Winter Center of Pamporovo in the Rhodope Mountains the ski season has opened with new snow, renovated ski runs and hotels. The sunniest Bulgarian ski resort offers tourists three new free wifi zones and improved links between..

published on 12/29/17 3:40 PM

Bulgaria’s most famous hot springs now open in winter too

Do you know that Bulgaria is ranked second in Europe after Iceland in terms of hot springs’ existence? The geothermal springs in this country vary in their chemicaland physical composition and are suitable for stress relief as well as for..

published on 12/27/17 9:35 AM
The cave Parmak Kaya near Nochevo, Assenovgrad district

Womb caves and the mysteries they hold

The first womb cave in Bulgaria was discovered by speleologist Mincho Gumarov in 2001. It has been studied by archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov who dated it to the 11th-10th century BC, i.e. the time of the Thracians. The way the cave is..

published on 12/23/17 8:00 AM