In the fourth quarter of 2016, 833.5 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (90.2%) of them travelled only within the country, 8.6% - only abroad and 1.2% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2015 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over increased by 10.4%. An increase was observed in the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled in the country - by 17.4%, while the number of persons travelled both in the country and abroad and travelled only abroad decreased by 53.4% and 22.6% respectively.
Tourist Trips and Tourism-related Expenditure of the Population in Fourth Quarter of 2016 (preliminary data)