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Bulgaria registers 75% drop in winter tourists amidst pandemic

Най-възрастният практикуващ скиор у нас Иван Раев посрещна вицепремиера Николова
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The number of tourists this winter season has dropped by 75%, Bulgaria's Minister of Tourism Mariana Nikolova announced today during a visit to Smolyan district. 

Regarding the reports of restaurateurs who violated the anti-epidemic measures, she commented that the mistake of one person put a stain on the entire sector.

Nikolova also said that the government was closely monitoring the situation with the spread of the virus and would start loosening the measures when a trend for decreasing number of new infections was evident.

On Tuesday, the Tourism Minister is to meet with members of the Association of Catering Establishments in Bulgaria.

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