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Thomson and First Choice unveil Varna as destination for Summer 2018

Thomson and First Choice unveil exciting new destinations for Summer 2018

(Photo: Caiaimage) Get ready for some major travel inspiration! Thomson and First Choice have just revealed their summer 2018 line-up, including a whole host of exciting new destinations and resorts across Bulgaria, Greece and even Florida. Topping the list is the addition of Varna, Bulgaria to Thomson’s holiday programme, with the company set to offer …

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Wizz Air To Resume Sofia-Varna Flights on March 26

Wizz Air To Resume Sofia-Varna Flights on March 26

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz air will resume its flights between Sofia and Varna on March 26, 2017. The company started its flight programme in the middle of July 2008 and stopped it in November 2010. Tickets can now be bought online and prices start at BGN 19.99 per basic fare. Wizz Air resumes the flights …

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Bulgaria Plans Tender for 16.5km Hemus Motorway Section

Bulgaria Plans Tender for 16.5km Hemus Motorway Section

Belokopitovo junction on Hemus Motorway. Photo: BGNES Bulgaria prepares to launch a tender for the construction of a section of Hemus Motorway in northeastern Bulgaria , Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has said. “We are completing the preparation of the documents for the tender in order to continue the construction of the motorway from Varna …

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Thomas Cook – Cuba and Bulgaria set to be the new hotspots for UK holidaymakers trying to avoid terror attacks

Varna soars as Antalya and Hurghada crash

  Cuba and Bulgaria are set to become the two new hotspots for UK holidaymakers who want to avoid the risk of terror attacks, according to Thomas Cook. The firm’s chief executive Peter Fankhauser made the comments as he announced the tour operator’s annual outlook on Thursday. Terror attacks across Europe have taken their toll, …

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New Istanbul to Varna Flights

Turkish Airlines will have a direct route Istanbul-Varna, starting from June 30, said deputy tourism minister Branimir Botev. According to him, the negotiations on the opening of the route were very hard. Botev expressed hopes that Varna would become an important access point to the Istanbul airport. According to earlier reports, the flights will be four times a week. source: www.novinite.com

Cruise Vessels at Bulgaria’s Port Varna Almost Double

A total of 49 cruise ships have requested visits to the Marine Station in Varna, according to Bozhidar Chaparov, Executive Director of Port Varna. Chaparov, as cited by mediapool.bg, pointed out that the average of requested visits of passenger ships in 2013 had been 20-25. He explained the increase with the good reputation of the port. According …

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Wizz Air begins Bristol route from Sofia

Wizz Air begins Bristol route from Sofia

On 11 January, Sofia Airport celebrated the inaugural flight of Wizz Air to Bristol, a route which will operate twice-weekly on Mondays and Thursdays, with a traditional route launch cake that the 173 passengers could enjoy before boarding the first flight. The 2,185-kilometre route will face no direct competition. Wizz Air on 11 January inaugurated …

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Thomas Cook / Germany: 50,000 extra airline seats to Bulgaria this year

Thomas Cook / Germany: 50,000 extra airline seats to Bulgaria this year

“Good quality hotels at reasonable prices” is Neckermann Reisen’s promotional slogan for its Bulgarian programs Thomas Cook adds more flights from Germany to the Bulgarian airports of Varna and Bourgas this year. Air connections to these two Bulgarian airports, rise by 21 per week, offering more than 50,000 additional airline seats. Two flights a week …

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Associate Professor Stoyan Marinov: 2015 tourist season was hard for Bulgaria’s coastal Varna

Associate Professor Stoyan Marinov: 2015 tourist season was hard for Bulgaria’s coastal Varna

Picture: Focus Information Agency Галерия Associate Professor Stoyan Marinov, member of the management board of the Chamber of Tourism in the coastal city of Varna, comments on the past summer tourist season and the expectations for next year’s one in an interview with Radio FOCUS . FOCUS: Good day, Mr Marinov. Would you tell us …

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World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria

World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria

  World-famous film stars appear in a new commercial promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia announced on Sunday. The commercial has been produced by Sofia-based Nu Boyana Film Studios with no funding from the government, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said at a presentation of the video in Sofia. Angelkova and …

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