Tourism


  • Monday, 29 May 2017 - 11:00

    In April 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 548.8 thousand or by 17.7% above the registered in April. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in April 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 46.4%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 27.6%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 26.0%.

    In April 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 633.7 thousand or by 13.5% more in comparison with April 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 19.5%, with other purposes - by 18.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - by 6.8%.

  • Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 11:00

    In the first quarter of 2017, 926.1 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority (89.4%) of them travelled only within the country, 9.4% - only abroad and 1.2% - 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 68.3%, as the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled only in the country increased by 80.2%, travelled only abroad - by 13.3% while the number of persons travelled both in the country and abroad decreased by 20.2%.

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 - 11:00

    In March 2017, 1 884 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 55.1 thousand and the bed-places were 111.8 thousand. In comparison with March 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased with 1.8%, and the bed-places in them - by 3.5%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in March 2017 was 782.6 thousand, or by 5.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in March 2017 reached 39.8 million BGN or by 13.9% more compared to March 2016.

  • Friday, 28 April 2017 - 11:00

    In March 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 437.6 thousand or by 23.4% above the registered in March 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in March 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 44.5%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 30.5%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.0%. 

    In March 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 474.5 thousand or by 20.1% more in comparison with March 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 32.0%, with holiday and recreation purpose - by 24.3%, and with other purposes - by 11.0%.

  • Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 11:00

    In February 2017, 1 832 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 54.2 thousand and the bed-places were 109.8 thousand. In comparison with February 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased with 2.3%, and the bed-places in them - by 1.0%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in February 2017 was 907.5 thousand, or by 0.4% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in February 2017 reached 45.8 million BGN or by 7.0% more compared to February 2016. 

  • Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 11:00

    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%.

  • Monday, 13 March 2017 - 11:00

    In January 2017, 1 797 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 54.5 thousand and the bed-places were 109.5 thousand. In comparison with January 2016 the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased with 1.8%, and the bed-places in them - by 1.7%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in January 2017 was 802.0 thousand, or by 1.2% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in January 2017 reached 41.6 million BGN or by 5.5% more compared to January 2016.

  • Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 11:00

    In January 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 369.5 thousand or by 20.4% above the registered in January 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in January 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 50.7%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 27.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 22.2%.

    In January 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 454.6 thousand or by 10.9% more in comparison with January 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 27.6%, with other purposes - by 9.1%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - by 7.0%.

  • Monday, 20 February 2017 - 11:00

    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.

  • Friday, 10 February 2017 - 11:00

    In December 2016, 1 938 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 57.4 thousand and the bed-places were 116.7 thousand. In comparison with December 2015 the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased with 1.6%, while the bed-places in them increased by 1.6%.

    The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in December 2016 was 808.2 thousand, or by 13.2% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

    The total revenues from nights spent in December 2016 reached 41.6 million BGN or by 14.7% more compared to December 2015. 

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