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30,000 students go on vacation under “Together Again” program

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The Council of Ministers has adopted the "Together Again" program, Minister of Tourism Stela Baltova and Minister of Education Nikolay  Denkov. State funding totals 7.5 million euros. The 250-euro tourist package per student is for 6 days of vacation. Students will be given the opportunity to participate in creative events, to visit museums and art events. This will support all areas of tourism business such as hotels, tour operators, museums and tour guides. In order to receive the vouchers, tour operators will compete in two stages by offering a larger package of activities. By September 14, the program will cover 30,000 participants, 165 from each school in the country.


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