Articles tagged “bulgaria”

What It Means to Be an Emerging Destination in New Europe: A Sofia Deep Dive

What It Means to Be an Emerging Destination in New Europe: A Sofia Deep Dive

Rebecca Stone, Skift

While destinations with overtourism issues are getting a lot of attention, other cities are emerging as new frontiers for tourism. Sofia, Bulgaria, is one of those cities with a unique opportunity to declare to the world what it wants to be as a destination, and to define a vision and strategy for how tourism can develop sustainably.

10 months ago

The Balkans, Yes, The Balkans, Lead Europe’s New Tourism Push

The Balkans, Yes, The Balkans, Lead Europe’s New Tourism Push

Robert Reid, Skift

Long overshadowed by "Old Europe" for tourism, the Balkans are emerging as the center of "New Europe." But you better book now since the travelers' secret is out.

1 year ago

The cost of fun: 20 global cities ranked by entertainment expense

The cost of fun: 20 global cities ranked by entertainment expense

Soo Kim, The Daily Telegraph

Cities in Asia and the Middle East are the most affordable destinations followed and the most expensive are those located in resort towns including Cancun and Punta Cana.

6 years ago

Bulgarian hotels and restaurants hope new government will lift smoking ban

ETurbo News

Bulgarians may like their cigarettes, but if the Italians can come to terms with smoking restrictions, so can they. It's become a "perk" that travelers expect, even if it inconveniences a few.

6 years ago

The UK is trying to come up with ways to keep Bulgarians and Romanians away

Patrick Wintour, Guardian

In other news, Talinn just called Clegg and begged him to keep his countrymen at home instead of turning it into another vomit-soaked stag party destination like Prague.

6 years ago

Romania and Bulgaria hit back at Britain’s “don’t come here” anti-tourism campaign

Romania and Bulgaria hit back at Britain’s “don’t come here” anti-tourism campaign

Luke Allnutt, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Kudos to the Balkans behind this creative response to the boorishness of the British campaign. Who wouldn't visit a land where the draft beer is cheap and Middleton clones are bountiful?

6 years ago

Eastern Europe’s airlines fall one by one: Financial mismanagement and nationalist hubris

Eastern Europe’s airlines fall one by one: Financial mismanagement and nationalist hubris

Lenka Ponikelska, Edith Balazs and Alex Webb, Bloomberg

The collapse of airlines and the inability for old-line European carriers to pick up slack will lead to inroads in the region by Turkish Air, which will only improve the Anatolian carrier's position in Europe.

6 years ago