Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad and Arrivals of Visitors from Abroad to Bulgaria in February 2013

In February 2013 the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 246.0 thousand or by 7.6% less than the previous month and by 8.7% above the registered in February 2012. 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 - 62.4%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 22.5% and with holiday and recreation purposes - 15.1%.
In February 2013 the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 320.2 thousand which was by 9.0% less compared to the previous month and by 14.5% above the level from February 2012. An increase in the visit with holiday and recreation purpose - by 16.4% and with other purposes - by 26.0% was registered, while the arrivals with professional purpose decreased by 13.3%.

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