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Decline in number of Bulgarian travelers abroad and foreign guests

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In February 2021, at the backdrop of continuing epidemic situation, the trips of Bulgarian citizens abroad were 215,300 or 46.3% less than those registered in February 2020, the National Statistical Institute has reported.

In February 2021 the visits of foreigners to Bulgaria were 240.900 or 52.6% less in comparison to February 2020. A drop was registered in the number of trips for all observed purposes: "rest and excursion" - 81.7%, "business trips" - 50.7 % and "others" - 21.7 percent. 40.7% of the foreigners who visited Bulgaria in February 2021 were EU citizens, or 56.4% less compared to the previous year. Visits of guests from the Czech Republic are an exception, as they marked a rise of 76.1 percent.

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