Category: Bulgaria travel news

Bulgaria Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Bulgaria is a Balkan nation with diverse terrain encompassing Black Sea coastline, a mountainous interior and rivers, including the Danube. A cultural melting pot with Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persian influences, it has a rich heritage of traditional dance, music, costumes, and crafts. At the foot of domed Vitosha mountain is its capital city, Sofia, dating to the 5th century B.C.

Passenger train with 105 on board collides with car, derails in Bulgaria
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Passenger train with 105 on board collides with car, derails in Bulgaria

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 28, 2020

According to Bulgarian free-to-air television network Nova Television, a passenger train, en route from Varna to the country’s capital Sofia, collided ... Read More

Bulgaria’s capital goes on lockdown amid COVID-19 spike
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Bulgaria’s capital goes on lockdown amid COVID-19 spike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020

Bulgaria's Health Minister Kiril Ananiev announced that all travel to and from Sofia will be banned until further notice, after ... Read More

International hotel group Maritim opens two new properties in Europe
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International hotel group Maritim opens two new properties in Europe

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

International hotel group Maritim Hotels has opened new properties in Europe - Maritim Hotel Paradise Blue Albena in Bulgaria has ... Read More

UNIGLOBE expands in Europe with the addition of Corporate Travel Bulgaria
Bulgaria travel news

UNIGLOBE expands in Europe with the addition of Corporate Travel Bulgaria

editor editor- September 4, 2019

UNIGLOBE Corporate Travel Bulgaria is the newest member of the UNIGLOBE Travel Global Partner network in Europe. UNIGLOBE Corporate Travel ... Read More

Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt responsible for Tourism Crisis in Bulgaria?
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Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt responsible for Tourism Crisis in Bulgaria?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2019

We forecast a slight decrease in tourist arrivals in the summer season of 3% to 6% for the whole country ... Read More

Tourism Minister: Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts will see drop in visitor numbers in 2019
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Tourism Minister: Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts will see drop in visitor numbers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 5, 2019

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova today said that Bulgarian Black Sea resorts' 2019 summer season visitor numbers expected to drop ... Read More

RIU Palace Sunny Beach opened in Bulgaria after deadly safety issues at RIU Hotels in the Caribbean
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RIU Palace Sunny Beach opened in Bulgaria after deadly safety issues at RIU Hotels in the Caribbean

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened  Riu Palace Sunny Beach in Bulgaria a new adults-only resort with all-inclusive service. Located ... Read More

Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference
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Why Bulgaria Tourism Minister is hosting Investing in Tourism Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

The Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, the Hon. Mrs. Nikolina Angelkova is getting ready to host  Investing in Tourism  on May 30-31 ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new hotel in Bulgaria
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RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new hotel in Bulgaria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened a new hotel in Bulgaria, the Riu Astoria, a brand new 4-star all-inclusive property ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair
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Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment ... Read More

Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased
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Tourist flow between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria significantly increased

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Azerbaijan and Bulgaria are eager to expand cooperation in all fields including tourism, Nikolay Yankov, Bulgarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan told ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA
Airline News

New passenger record achieved at FRA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2019

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the airport's ... Read More

Bulgarian travel visa center opened in Moscow
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Bulgarian travel visa center opened in Moscow

editor editor- July 21, 2018

To satisfy the stream of Russian tourists wanting to visit Bulgaria, today in Moscow, the first Bulgarian travel visa center ... Read More

A Tourism Success story for Bulgaria: FRAPORT’s CEO revealed to eTN the secret
Bulgaria travel news

A Tourism Success story for Bulgaria: FRAPORT’s CEO revealed to eTN the secret

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2018

Tourism to Bulgaria is big and the reason Burgas and Varna airport. The secret is FRAPORT. Ulrich Heppe is the ... Read More

BULATSA and IATA to develop an airspace strategy for Bulgaria
Airline News

BULATSA and IATA to develop an airspace strategy for Bulgaria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and BULATSA, the Bulgarian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement ... Read More

Lufthansa Tel Aviv-Munich flight makes emergency landing in Bulgaria
Airline News

Lufthansa Tel Aviv-Munich flight makes emergency landing in Bulgaria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2017

Passengers were evacuated after emergency landing and technicians began examining the Airbus jet. Read More

Canada lifts visa requirements on Romania and Bulgaria
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Canada lifts visa requirements on Romania and Bulgaria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2017

The decision to lift the visa requirements is a culmination of high-level engagement with Romania and Bulgaria on visa issues ... Read More

The Balkans targets growing Indian outbound market
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The Balkans targets growing Indian outbound market

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 16, 2017

The Balkans is the latest European region to target the growing Indian outbound market. Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia, each with ... Read More

It’s a boy!  Born on Lufthansa flight 543 from Bogota to Frankfurt
Business Travel News

It’s a boy! Born on Lufthansa flight 543 from Bogota to Frankfurt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 28, 2017

A 38 year-old woman from Bulgaria gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy on a Lufthansa flight over the ... Read More

Required: Health insurance for visitors to the European Union
Andorra Travel News

Required: Health insurance for visitors to the European Union

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2017

Are you a citizen of a country that the EU is requiring to have a visa for entry? Visas are required ... Read More