This summer, Bulgaria will host approximately 5.5 million to six million tourists. The Ministry of Tourism, Hristo Prodanov, also announced that the arrivals will be mainly from countries such as Poland, Hungary, Romania, Germany, Great Britain, Serbia, Czech Republic, Israel, etc.
In a statement issued more than a week ago, Tourism Minister Hristo Prodanov said that there is no expectation of an influx of domestic tourists because many Bulgarians like to spend their summer vacations on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, Schengen Visa Info.com reports.
“We want to send a clear message that Bulgaria offers excellent conditions for recreation and at the same time a safe destination – our Black Sea is a safe and peaceful region, and we have a long tradition of quality and hospitality in tourism,” he noted.
According to him, the promotion of all kinds of tourism is also a top priority. He also noted that in addition to traditional sea tourism and winter tourism, it is important to take advantage of the country’s cultural tourism potential, spa tourism, father of wine and cuisine, as well as medical tourism.
“In updating the budget, which will be considered by the National Assembly, it is decided that food stamps will be valid for the rest of the workers,” Minister Prodanov added.
The summer tourist season officially opened on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the creation of the Black Sea resort with a festive procession along the Corniche of the Golden Sands Resort.
And invited more than 30 officials heading diplomatic missions accredited by the Bulgarian government to visit the resort and experience what it offers. The invitation was extended to the country’s Foreign Minister Teodora Jenchowska and Tourism Minister Hristo Prodanov.
At the same time, ministers and representatives of the diplomatic corps of Bulgaria are participating in conferences dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the creation of the seaside resort.
In addition, they are taking part in the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Golden Sands Hoteliers Association. Meanwhile, the activity program includes the visit of heads of diplomatic missions to the city of Varna.
A recent report released on April 20 revealed that Bulgaria ranks as the second cheapest destination in 2022 after Turkey.
Bulgaria is also one of the cheapest holiday destinations for UK travelers visiting EU countries. This comes because Bulgaria has become a popular destination for many Britons offering cheap hotels, restaurants and bars to tourists, especially Sunny Beach.