Advertisement for Bansko by Seven-time Champion in Alpine Skiing Hirscher
The winner of the record seven consecutive alpine skiing World Cups Marcel Hirscher made a surprising advertisement to Bansko and Bulgaria with a blog post. This happened days after the start of the World Cup tournament in our winter resort.
The Austrian skier expressed his admiration and amazement by the fact that the little alpine skiing country has such tracks.
"Next stop Bansko ... and to be honest: Bulgaria and ski sport, who would think this is possible? Do they have mountains at all? The Carpathians? Have you heard where are they located and there are ski resorts? Set on a flight to Sofia ... but the surprise is great. " This was written by Marcel Hirscher in his blog.
He also praised Bansko and the organization of the competition.
"Bansko is a fantastic ski resort and rises to more than 2500 meters, modern lifts and perfectly maintained ski runs, which shows us once more that skiing is much more widespread than we think, and the competitions were perfectly organized. from the World Cup in Bansko were also perfectly organized: the whole atmosphere, the finals and the stand, the hospitality and the preparation of the slopes - all that was impeccable and even better than some negative exceptions here in the Alps, "the Austrian writes.
In his words, his "surprise" is what he expects in Bulgaria because he was already in Bansko.
In 2012 Hirscher won two World Cup winnings - in the giant slalom and slalom, which brought him a prize apartment in the resort.
This season Hirscher failed to win to Bansko. The Austrian very much appreciated the organization on Bulgarian land, saying he was impressed that after the heavy snowfall and the cancellation of the race on Saturday, a day later the track was in excellent condition for the giant slalom.
In the general classification for the Big Crystal Globe, Hirscher continues to lead with a huge lead. He has 1408 points, followed by Frenchman Pintoiro with 918.
Check our most attractive properties in ski resort Bansko
Read more news
We are slowly returning to our normal everyday lives and the Bulgarian property market is experiencing a growing demand and a rising volume of deals after the corona virus lockdown.
Here are the present market trends which mark the start of a new beginning for the property market in Bulgaria:
🔵 Technology stays with us to help us in the new reality! We will ne...
The average selling price of residential properties in Bulgaria's capital Sofia increased by 4.0% on an annual comparison basis in the first quarter of 2020, local company Bulgarian Properties said.
The average price of dwellings in Sofia reached 1,120 euro ($1,219) per sq m in the first quarter, the realtor said in a quarterly property market analysis published last week.
High activity during the first 3 months of the year and acceleration of the price growth to about 4% on an annual basis. This is how the real estate market in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia developed until mid-March, when the state of emergency was introduced and many economic activities where put on hold.
Average Prices and Annual Change
In the first quarter of 2020...
BRITS could return to Bulgaria's Sunny Beach as soon as July as the country reduces its lockdown measures.
To encourage tourists, beaches will also offer free loungers, sun beds and tables when they open again for business.
Bulgaria has managed to keep coronavirus cases relatively low - the country has reported just 1,704 infections, and 50 deaths.