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Sofia Airport reports 7.8% passenger traffic increase in March 2018

Sofia Airport saw a 7.8 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers in March 2018, 556 088 versus 515 857 in the third month of last year.

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The Price of Labor of a Worker in France is 7 Times Higher than in Bulgaria

The price of labor of a worker in France is seven times higher than that of his colleague in Bulgaria, France's Figaro reports, citing Eurostat's European Statistics Office last year.

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Bulgaria granted citizenship to 1626 people in 2016, 30 per cent to Russians – Eurostat

Bulgaria granted citizenship to 1626 people in 2016, an increase of 28 per cent compared with 2015, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said on April 9 2018.

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More than 450,000 Tourists are Expected to Visit Bulgaria during the Easter Holidays

During the Easter holidays more than 450 000 tourists are expected to visit different regions in Bulgaria, tourism minister Nikolina Angelkova predicted in Kardzhali.

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Mayor of Bansko: 15% growth this winter season, biggest increase in visitors from Serbia and Montenegro

This winter season has seen a 15% growth in the number of tourists visiting Bansko, with the biggest increase in visitors from Serbia and Montenegro, Mayor of Bansko Georgi Ikonomov told Focus Radio.

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The Most Active Home Building Process in Sofia is in "Vitosha" District

Most homes in Sofia are being built in ''Vitosha'' district. This became clear from the study of the consultancy company Cushman & Wakefield Forton for the needs of a large construction and investment company.

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Webit.Festival Europe Brings together World Leaders in Business and Politics in Sofia, June 2018

The tenth anniversary edition of Webit.Festival Europe will be held on 26 and 27 June this year, announced the organizers.

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338 Cruise Ships Are Expected Near Russe During the Tourist Season

The high interest in cruise tourism along the Danube River remains. During the new tourist season in Rousse 338 ship visits were declared, last year they were 339

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A Chinese Consortium Takes over Plovdiv Airport

The consortium between the Chinese company "Hainan" and "Plovdiv Airport Invest" was designated as a concessioner at Plovdiv Airport following a procedure. This was announced by the Council of Ministers.

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Foreign Investment in Bulgaria For January Increased by 64.6%

In January, foreign investment in Bulgaria increased by 64.6% to EUR 158.8 million, according to BNB data. Most of them, however, are in the form of debt instruments, which is a sign of short-term interest of depositors.

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18% has Increased the Passenger Flow Through the Bulgarian Airports for 2017

2017 was good for Bulgarian aviation, with a significant increase of the passengers transported by about 18 per cent. A total of 11,500 thousand passengers were transported by regular and charter flights to and from Bulgaria during the past year.

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About 1.2 million Foreign Tourists Visited Bulgaria During the Winter Season

We expect the sum of the winter tourist season in Bulgaria to be 1.2 million foreign tourists entering Bulgaria. There was a drop in ski tourism in early January due to the warm weather.

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Number of Arrivals in All Accommodation Establishments Increased by 11.5% in January, 2018

In January 2018, 1 894 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country.

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Sofia Airport with Nearly 4% Passenger Growth in February

In the second month of 2018, the metropolitan airport served 473,242 passengers. This is a 3.7% increase over the same period last year.

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Over 15% Growth of Foreign Tourists in December and January

''We have more than 15% growth in foreign tourists during the two months - December 2017 and January 2018.'' Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova told a round table discussion on the project "Share Bulgaria" in Bansko

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Nearly 25% Increase in the Construction Production, NSI

According to the preliminary data, in January 2018 the index of production in section ‘Construction’ calculated on the base of seasonally adjusted data was 5.1% above the level of the previous month.

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Bulgaria records 3.6% economic growth in 2017

Bulgaria’s economy grew by 3.6 per cent last year, based on preliminary data, the country’s National Statistics Institute (NSI) said on March 7. In real terms, gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017 was 98.6 billion leva, or 50.4 billion euro.

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Angelkova: A 10% Increase in Tourists is Expected in the Winter Season

A 10% increase in tourists is expected in the winter season, which is a significant increase over the record season last year. This was announced by the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelova before the Bulgarian National Television.

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Bulgaria Issues Postage Stamp on Chinese New Year

Bulgarian Posts had released the postage stamp "2018 -- Year of the Yellow Dog", its chief executive officer Deyan Daneshki said here Friday.

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Nearly 8.9 Million Foreign Tourists Came to Bulgaria in 2017

The popularity of Bulgaria as a destination is constantly increasing and every year it is visited by more and more foreign tourists. This was announced by Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova at a meeting with representatives of the Young Professionals Club and the Bulgarian community in Washington.

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