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Sunny Beach opens tourist season on June 1

Photo: Maria Dzherekarova

The Black Sea resort will open the summer tourist season with renewed infrastructure. However, some finishing works are still underway. The road surface coating in the Central Alley is being replaced and new sidewalks are being built. Disinfection is taking place as well. The local authorities are spraying against mosquitos and other insects. People employed at large hotels and restaurants have been undergoing mass vaccination. A green corridor for vaccination against Covid-19 has been provided. Foreign nationals employed at the tourism sector can receive Covid-19 vaccines as well. For the purpose, they need to present an identity document.

More than 80 hotels in Sunny Beach have prepared lists of staff members willing to receive Covid-19 vaccines, announced Teodor Pastarmadzhiev, managing member of the Union of Hotel Owners in Sunny Beach.

Access control will be in place as of June 1. It will be carried out through nine checkpoints, as well as by mobile patrols. After June 1, tourists have to pay EUR 1 per hour fo parking in the blue zone of the resort complex,. "Despite the crisis in the tourism industry, we are trying to ensure a successful summer tourist season in Bulgaria’s largest resort complex," said Zlatko Dimitrov, Executive Director of Sunny Beach Plc.

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