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Tourism will recover after 40% of the population is vaccinated: Tourism confederation chairman

Rumen Draganov
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“For the tourism industry it is important that it start functioning on 22 December. The sector is categorically against German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s call for the closure of skiing resorts,” said Assoc. Prof. Rumen Draganov, chairman of the Confederation of Tourism Business in Bulgaria for Bloomberg TV Bulgaria.

Rumen Draganov says that 4 weeks after 40% of the population is vaccinated against Covid-19, tourism in Bulgaria will go back to its 2019 levels, and adds that during the coming winter season it will function in the same way as summer tourism did – not on the basis of “industrial tourism”, but of guest houses, small family and corporate hotels. Rumen Draganov stated further that in December Bulgaria will welcome more than 430,000 foreign tourists. 

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