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Bulgaria's Samiul's Fortress, located near the town of Petrich, is undergoing a project to shape it into a unique tourist attraction. As one of the 100 national tourist sites in Bulgaria, the restoration project, entitled '1,000 Years from the battle led by Samuil', is being implemented by the Petrich Municipality and is worth a total of €970,000. Commenting on the initiative was mayor, Petrich Municipality,…
Published in Tourism Boards
According to the Official Tourism Portal of Bulgaria, approximately 20,000 passengers passed through the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea coastline during the cruising season. Having become a popular port of call for vessels, now that larger ships can be accommodated, Port Bourgas is preparing to welcome 43 cruise liners beginning in spring 2014, with September and October forecast to be the busiest months. The passenger lists…
Published in Transport
Thursday, 16 January 2014 12:48

Bulgaria to host numerous events in February

The Official Tourism Portal of Bulgaria has unveiled an activity-filled February, with several festivals and events taking place throughout the country. On February 1, Assenovgrad is hosting a wine festival and a wrestling contest which is open to the public. The festival additionally features a drumming session. The capital city's National Palace of Culture is hosting a concert by Emir Kusturica and the No Smoking…
Published in Leisure
Friday, 10 January 2014 11:13

Bulgaria launches virtual sightseeing tours

In a bid to further bolster Bulgaria's position as a cultural hub and showcase its diverse offerings, the Official Tourism Portal of Bulgaria has announced virtual sightseeing tours which have been made available to the public. Those wishing to witness Haskovo's Museum Centre's permanent exhibition 'Thracian Art of Eastern Rhodopes' from the comfort of their homes, can take a virtual sightseeing tour online via Tourist…
Published in Tourism Boards
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently announced the signing of Holiday Inn Plovdiv International Fair in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, slated for 2015. Holiday Inn Plovdiv International Fair will operate under a franchise agreement with new owner, Petrov Commerce. The existing office building will be converted into a 68 room hotel and will emerge as the inaugural IHG hotel in Plovdiv. The hotel will be situated at the…
Published in Accomodation
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