Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad and Arrivals of Visitors from Abroad to Bulgaria in February 2017

In February 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 366.8 thousand or by 30.4% above the registered in February 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in February 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 55.0%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 26.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 18.9%.

In February 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 435.9 thousand or by 20.4% more in comparison with February 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with other purposes - by 25.6%, with professional purpose - by 18.7%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - by 16.8%.

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