The biggest German tour operators are paying a visit to Bulgaria to meet their partners and see for themselves the quality of the product we are offering, said interim Minister of Tourism Stela Baltova in Varna. The visit will have an effect..
What tourists are looking for right now is safety and predictability. Prices, additional attractions, quality of services and other factors that used to shape tourist behavior before the Covid crisis are no longer valid, says Ivan Groshev,..
The introduction of a quarantine is an administrative obstacle, which will again lead to the blocking of the activities of tour operators and will cause significant losses for already paid trips, officials from the Association "Future for Tourism" said ,..
Representatives of the tourism industry from the association "Future for Tourism" have organized a protest in front of the Council of Ministers in central Sofia. They are calling for state aid because of the pandemic. They want a reduction of VAT for..
The associations of tour operators and travel agencies which have not been working for a year are demanding a meeting with the prime minister, writes travelnews.bg. In their letter they point out that the most pressing problem is the..
Tourism is one of the sectors that has suffered particularly badly from the pandemic. The measures and restrictions introduced in this regard have led to an unprecedented collapse in holiday bookings. The ban on organizing trips in the country and abroad..
The European Commission has approved a state aid scheme to the tune of nearly EUR 26 million for Bulgarian tour operators and travel agents, the European Commission has announced today, BNT reported. The state aid will be in the form of direct..
The Burgas Regional Tourist Chamber has proposed to the Ministry of Tourism to appoint tourism attachés in the countries that are major tourist markets for Bulgaria. According to the chamber, the tourism industry should partially support the attachés..
VAT is reduced from 20 to 9% for wine and beer sales in restaurants, commissions of tour operators and charter bus services, gyms and sports facilities. This was voted at second reading in parliament today with the votes of GERB, United Patriots, Volya..
The summer 2020 season started out with an anti-crisis advertising campaign targeted at the markets traditional for Bulgarian tourism, declared Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova. The country’s popularization on the BBC and CNN..