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Passengers at Bulgaria's Varna, Burgas Airports Increase in January

Combined passenger numbers at the Bulgarian coastal airports of Varna and Burgas added 85.4% year-on-year in January to 72,905, Germany’s Fraport Group, which operates the airports, said on Tuesday.

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A Direct Flight Between Sofia and Beijing is Being Considered

Tourism and its role in the economic growth of the European Union is the leading topic of the informal meeting of EU tourism ministers, which is held today in Sofia. The Forum is part of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

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Croatian Tourism Minister: Bulgarian Tourism is Becoming Recognizable

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelova held a working meeting with Garry Cappelli, Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia. The two talked during the summit of tourism ministers of the EU member states "Tourism and Economic Growth" in Sofia, the Ministry of Tourism announced.

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In 2017 Bulgaria's Export to Third Countries Increased by 10.7% Compared to 2016

In 2017 Bulgaria's export to third countries (non-EU countries) increased by 10.7% compared to the previous year and amounted to BGN 17 744.6 million. This was announced by the press center of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

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The European Commission Foresees 3.7% Growth in Bulgaria this Year

Economic growth in Bulgaria will remain strong in 2018 and is expected to reach 3.7%, the European Commission's winter economic forecast says.

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Sofia is 3-rd in Europe as the Best Place for Start-up Companies

Sofia is now third in Europe, after London and Berlin, as a starting point for startups. ''I am convinced that these companies will someday become the major forces in the world of innovation.'' This was stated by Stamen Yanev, Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency

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The Properties by the Sea: The Russians Leave, the Westerners Come

French, Germans, Belgians and other residents of Western Europe are asking to buy property on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. At the same time, real estate developers registered a drop in the number of Russians investing in holiday properties on the Black Sea coast.

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Ancient Bulgarian city celebrates Chinese New Year

Veliko Turnovo, an ancient Bulgarian city with a history of over 6,000 years and the country's capital in the Middle Ages, on Sunday evening officially celebrated the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival.

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Bulgaria: Almost 9 million foreign tourists in 2017

It is nice to explore Bulgaria, a tourist destination at the south-eastern edge of Europe, which offers a lot, including beaches, mountains, skiing slopes, a lot of history and exotic cities.

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Housing Loans Show Remarkable Growth in 2017

Statistics of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) have finally detected a significant upheaval in the credit market after years of freezing around zero. Housing loans have risen most heavily - with a significant 7.4% last year, the figures show. In absolute terms, the increase in mortgage loans is close to BGN 650 million.

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BGN 200 mln For Tourist Attractions Development

The Regional Development Ministry said it is providing BGN 200 million for the development of tourist attractions under the Regions in Growth 2014-2020 operational programme. The programme’s Managing Authority published draft guidelines for application yesterday and expects suggestions or comments by February 23.

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Passengers at Sofia Airport Increased by 30% in 2017

The past year was a record in the history of the metropolitan airport. The serviced passengers in the period are almost six million and a half (6 490 096), an increase of 30.3% annually, reported from Sofia Airport.

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VMware has Negotiated the Largest Office Deal in Bulgaria

US high-tech VMware will rent more than 20,000 square meters in two of the buildings built in the Garitage Park complex. The announced rental area is the biggest office deal on the Bulgarian market.

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The Cheapest Holiday Destination for 2018? Bulgaria.

The cheapest holiday destination for 2018? According to the Post Office’s annual survey of on-the-ground costs, it’s offbeat Bulgaria.

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BGN 6.6 Billion is the Income from Foreign Tourists in Bulgaria in January-November 2017

Over BGN 6.6 billion are the revenues from international tourism in Bulgaria in January-November 2017, according to the latest data of the BNB. Their growth over the same period in 2016 is 9.1%.

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Bulgaria is Seventh in the EU in Increase of House Prices in 2017

9 percent the homes in Bulgaria have a higher price in the third quarter of 2017 compared to a year earlier. This places Bulgaria on the seventh position in the European Union on the rise in prices of houses, Eurostat data show.

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Want your pounds to stretch further on holiday? Bulgaria sees off Japan and Portugal to be named the best value tourist hot spot for 2018

UK holidaymakers will find the best-value for money break during 2018 in the Bulgarian resort of Sunny Beach, according to a new report from Post Office Travel Money...

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Summer holiday on a shoestring? It has to be Bulgaria

The cheapest holiday destination for 2018? According to the Post Office’s annual survey of on-the-ground costs, it’s offbeat Bulgaria...

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The World Bank Raised its Forecast for the Bulgarian Economy

The World Bank raised its forecast for the growth of Bulgaria's economy in the coming years.According to the international institution, the country's economy will grow 3.9% in 2018 and 4% in 2019...

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10 Reasons To Visit Bulgaria In 2018

Bulgaria is not on the bucket list of most travellers and many would find it difficult to place the country on a map.This is a shame because Bulgaria is an amazing, underrated travel destination, one that is blessed with stunning natural beauty and an abundance of fascinating places to visit.Listed below are ten of the most compelling reasons to travel to Bulgaria this year...

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