Tourism


  • Friday, 22 February 2013 - 11:00

    In the fourth quarter of 2012, 692.3 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority part (79.4%) of them travelled only in the country, 13.9% - only abroad and 6.7% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2011 the total number of the travelled persons aged 15 and over decreased by 21.7%, as a reduction was observed in the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled in the country - by 25.3%, while in the number of persons travelled abroad increased by 11.2%. The average expenditure per person for private trips in the country increased by 16.4%, while abroad decreased by 10.4%. The average expenditure for professional trips per person in the country and abroad increased by 24.1 and 30.2% respectively.

  • Monday, 11 February 2013 - 11:00

    In December 2012, 1 731 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. In comparison with the previous month the total number of accommodation establishments increased by 4.7% and the bed-places in them - by 7.7%. The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments amounted to 602.0 thousands as 426.4 thousands of them were spent by Bulgarian residents and 175.6 thousands - by foreigners. The total revenues from nights spent in December 2012 reached 27.7 million BGN or by 14.0% more compared to November.

  • Monday, 28 January 2013 - 11:00

    In December 2012 the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 243.6 thousand or by 3.5% less than in November 2012 and by 5.9% under the registered in December 2011.
    The trips with other purposes (as guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 58.8%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 22.3% and with holiday and recreation purposes - 18.9%.
    The number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 397.2 thousand which was by 1.8% less compared to November 2012 and by 1.2% above the level from December 2011. An increase in the visit with holiday and recreation purpose - by 8.3% and with professional purpose - by 6.3% was registered, while the arrivals with other purposes decreased by 5.8%.

  • Thursday, 10 January 2013 - 11:00

    In November 2012, 1 653 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. In comparison with the previous month the total number of accommodation establishments decreased by 6.9% and the bed-places in them - by 28.4%. The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments amounted to 502.7 thousands as 360.7 thousands of them were spent by Bulgarian residents and 142.0 thousands - by foreigners. The total revenues from nights spent in November reached 24.3 Million BGN or by 17.0% less compared to October 2012.

  • Thursday, 27 December 2012 - 11:00

    In November 2012 the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 252.3 thousand or by 10.4% less than in October 2012 and by 0.6% under the registered in November 2011. The trips with other purposes (as guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 56.0%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 25.2% and with holiday and recreation purposes - 18.8%.
    The number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 404.6 thousand which was by 22.8% less compared to October 2012 and by 5.4% above the level from November 2011. Compared to November 2011 was registered an increase in the visit with all observed purposes. It was the greatest for the visits with holiday and recreation purpose - by 9.9%. The arrivals with professional purpose rose by 6.1% and with other purposes - by 2.1% compared to November 2011.

  • Monday, 10 December 2012 - 11:00

    In October 2012, 1 776 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed places were functioned in Bulgaria. In comparison with the previous month the total number of accommodation establishments decreased by 23.7% and the bed-places in them - by 44.4%. The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments amounted to 650.4 thousands as 415.9 thousands of them were spent by Bulgarian residents and 234.5 thousands - by foreigners. The total revenues from nights spent were 29.3 million BGN or by 67.9% less compared to September.

  • Tuesday, 27 November 2012 - 11:00

    In October 2012 the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 281.5 thousand or by 15.7% less than in September 2012 and by 4.9% under the registered in October 2011. The trips with other purposes (as guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 47.2%, followed by the trips with holiday and recreation purposes - 29.3% and with professional purpose - 23.5%. The number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 524.0 thousand which was by 51.6% less compared to September 2012 and by 3.0% above the level from October 2011. An increase in the visit with holiday and recreation purpose - by 7.3% and with professional purpose - by 3.8% was registered, while the visit with other purposes decreased by 1.0%.

  • Friday, 23 November 2012 - 12:30

    In the third quarter of 2012, 1 205 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips. The majority part (83.2%) of them travelled only in the country, 12.9% - only abroad and 3.9% - both in the country and abroad. Compared to the same quarter of 2011 the number of the travelled persons aged 15 and older decreased by 20.8%, as a reduction was observed in the number of the Bulgarian residents travelled in the country - by 23.5%, as well as in the number of persons travelled abroad - by 4.2%. As regards the average expenditure per person in the country and abroad for private trips a decrease respectively by 20.4% and 34.5% was observed while for professional trips an increase by 80.1% and 42.0% was recorded.

  • Friday, 9 November 2012 - 11:00

    In September 2012, 2 327 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.

  • Friday, 26 October 2012 - 11:00

    In September 2012 the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 334.0 thousand as compared to August 2012 and September 2011 a decrease was registered by 19.1% and 8.7% respectively.

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