29.11.2018 Cosmopolitan: Bulgaria among Europe's most Popular Summer Holiday Destinations next Year
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has revealed its trends for 2019 and according to the report, tour operator and travel agent bookings for summer next year are up 12% from this time last year.
As for the most popular destinations? Europe tops the list of places people hope to visit in the next 12 months, with 61% of holidaymakers planning a trip to the continent next year. The travel authority notes that Bulgaria and Greece are set to perform particularly well with an increase in bookings for summer 2019 up 30% and 6%, respectively.
Although Bulgaria has always been favoured for its historic landmarks, beautiful beaches and cheap prices, it's set to be in the spotlight in 2019, when the ancient city of Plovdiv will be the European Capital of Culture. Resorts including Sunny Beach, Golden Sands and the UNESCO world heritage town of Nessebar are known as the hot spots, with visitors favouring Borovets, Bansko and Pamporovo in the winter months for their good value ski holidays.
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The Webit festival this year will again turn Sofia into a digital capital. The event will be held from May 13 to May 15 and this year's edition will welcome the leaders of the world's largest and most innovative companies, hundreds of investors and thousands of ... read more
Source: Post Office's annual Holiday Costs Barometer
If you're planning a holiday without a budget-breaking bill, this travel news has arrived at the perfect time.
For the second year in a row, Bulgaria has been named the cheapest holiday destination of the year in the Post Office's annual Holiday Costs Barometer.
The report compares the average prices ... read more
Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria, is getting ready to cement its status on the European city break circuit as one of two European capitals of culture for 2019, according to CNN. (The other is the rocky city of Matera, Italy.)
Known for its Roman ruins, Plovdiv was also the onetime stomping ground of Greeks and Ottomans. Its east-meet-west location means there's a mix of... read more
Omnipresent, directed by Ilian Djevelekov, is Bulgaria’s foreign language film nomination for the 2019 Oscars, the National Film Centre has announced.
The plot of the film is centred on Emil, a writer and owner of an advertising agency and his obsession for spying on his family, friend... read more
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