Tourism


  • Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 11:00

    In April 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 606.4 thousand or by 10.5% above the registered in April 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in April 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 41.9%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 30.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 28.0%.

    In April 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 701.9 thousand or by 10.8% more in comparison with April 2017. In April 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 40.1%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 39.4%, and with professional purpose - 20.5%.

  • Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 11:00

    In the first quarter of 2018, 1 002.0 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (84.2%) of them travelled only within the country, 13.2% - only abroad and 2.6% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2017 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over increased by 8.2%.

  • Friday, 11 May 2018 - 11:00

    In March 2018, 1 942 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. The total number of the rooms in them was 56.8 thousand and the bed-places were 114.9 thousand. In comparison with March 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 3.1%, and the bed-places in them - by 2.8%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in March 2018 was 832.9 thousand, or by 6.4% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in March 2018 reached 44.9 million BGN or by 12.9% more compared to March 2017.

  • Friday, 27 April 2018 - 11:00

    In March 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 461.9 thousand or by 5.6% above the registered in March 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in March 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 44.3%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 30.3%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.4%.

    In March 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 524.3 thousand or by 10.5% more in comparison with March 2017. In March 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 40.4%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 39.2%, and with professional purpose - 20.4%.

  • Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:00

    In February 2018, 1 883 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. The total number of the rooms in them was 54.9 thousand and the bed-places were 110.7 thousand. In comparison with February 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 2.8%, and the bed-places in them - by 0.8%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in February 2018 was 939.4 thousand, or by 3.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in February 2018 reached 50.2 million BGN or by 9.6% more compared to February 2017.

  • Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 11:00

    In February 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 379.5 thousand or by 3.5% above the registered in February 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in February 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 49.7%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 27.6%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 22.7%.

    In February 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 457.4 thousand or by 4.9% more in comparison with February 2017. In February 2018, the predominant share of the visits with holiday and recreation purpose was 42.2%, followed by trips with other purposes - 37.7%, and with professional purpose - 20.1%.

  • Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 11:00
    Updated on: 23.03.2018 1

    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. The total number of the rooms in them was 56.2 thousand and the bed-places were 124.0 thousand. In comparison with January 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 5.4%, and the bed-places in them - by 3.7%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in January 2018 was 910.0 thousand, or by 13.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in January 2018 reached 50.0 million BGN or by 20.2% more compared to January 2017.


    1 The press release, published at 11:00 on March 13, 2018, was updated due to a technical error in the attached table.
     
  • Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 11:00

    In January 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 387.6 thousand or by 4.9% above the registered in January 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in January 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 49.1%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 25.8%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.1%.

    In January 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 544.0 thousand or by 19.7% more in comparison with January 2017. In January 2018, the predominant share of the visits with holiday and recreation purpose was 43.4%, followed by trips with other purposes - 39.0%, and with professional purpose - 17.6%.

  • Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 11:00

    In the fourth quarter of 2017, 1 329.7 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (85.2%) of them travelled only within the country, 11.1% - only abroad and 3.7% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2016 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over increased by 59.5%.

  • Monday, 12 February 2018 - 11:00

    In December 2017, 1 946 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. The total number of the rooms in them was 57.5 thousand and the bed-places were 116.6 thousand. In comparison with December 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 0.4%, and the bed-places in them decreased - by 0.1%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in December 2017 was 833.3 thousand, or by 3.1% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in December 2017 reached 44.3 million BGN or by 6.6% more compared to December 2016.

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