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International tourism – Bulgaria (January – August 2013) 
 

5.8% was the growth marked in the number of foreign tourists who visited Bulgaria during the period January- August 2013 in comparison to the same period of 2012. 6.4% was the growth in visits for holiday and vacation.
During the period January- August 2013 Bulgaria was visited by a total of 5,087,232 foreigners (excluding the transit passengers). Their number was with 5.8% greater than that during the same period in 2012.
 
There was an increase in the visits for rest and vacation with ​​3,805,369 visits made and growth of 6.4 % and the visits as guests - 141,404 in all – were with 24.9% more this year. There was, however, a drop in the visits for business. 662,657 visits were realized. This indicates a decline of 1.2%.
 
1 622 871 foreigners crossed Bulgaria as transit passengers. This was with 1.7% less in comparison to the same period the previous year.
 
The revenues from international tourism in the current account of the balance of payments for January-July 2013 according to data of BNB amounted to EUR 1 625.6 million, which was 3% up compared to the same period of 2012. The costs of Bulgarian citizens for trips abroad in January-July 2013 totaled EURO 635.94 million or they were with 13.6% greater than in 2012.
 



International tourism in Bulgaria “Winter 2012-2013”
 

 Total of 1 063 852 foreign tourists (except transit visitors) visited Bulgaria in the period December 2012-March 2013 which is  increase of  8.2 % compared to Winter 2011-2012.
 
636 026 foreign tourists visited Bulgaria for leisure and recreation which is an increase of 10.4% for the period December 2012-March 2013 compared to the same period 2011-2012.
 
43 602 arrivals of tourists visiting relatives and friends in Bulgaria which is an increase of 12.5% for the period December 2012-March 2013 compared to 2011-2012.
 
357 940 transit visitors for the period December 2012-March 2013, which is a decrease of 1.3%  compared to the same period of 2011-2012.
 
Revenues from international tourism for December 2012-March 2013 totaled 416.54 million euro, 4.9% up compared to 2011-2012  level for the same period.



INTERNATIONAL TOURISM – BULGARIA
(JANUARY - DECEMBER 2011)

The number of foreign tourists who visited Bulgaria within the period January – December 2010 is by 4.6% more compared to the same period of 2010.

Increase of 6.1% in relaxation and vacation visits, as well as in the visits for business purposes of  4.1 % and in guest visits of 0.5%.

The incomes of international tourism for the period January – December 2011 amount to 2 752.6million Euro, which is by 3.8 % more compared to the same period of 2010

FOREIGN TOURISTS IN BULGARIA

Within the period January – December 2011 Bulgaria was visited by total of 8 712 821 foreigners. The increase compared to the previous year is 4.0%.

Visits with tourism purpose, according to the definitions of the World Tourism Organization are 6 328 023. Their number is by 4.6% more compared to 2010.

There is increase in relaxation and vacation visits of 6.1%, as 4 484 248 visits have been realized; in the visits for business purposes of 4.1%, as 971 735 visits have been realized; and in guest visits of 0.5% – 144 308 visits.

There is decrease in the other visits of (-2%), as 727 732 visits have been realized (-13.2%); and there is also decrease in guest visits – 143,591 visits (-5.2%).

2 384 798 foreigners have passed transit through the country, which is by 2.5% more than the previous year.

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INTERNATIONAL TOURISM – BULGARIA (JANUARY - DECEMBER 2010)

The number of foreign tourists who visited Bulgaria within the period January – December 2010 is by 5.4% more compared to the same period of 2009.

Increase of 11% in relaxation and vacation visits.

The incomes of international tourism for the period January – December 2010 amount to 2,747.1 million Euro, which is by 2.5 % more compared to the same period of 2010.

 

FOREIGN TOURISTS IN BULGARIA

Within the period January – December 2010 Bulgaria was visited by total of 8,374,034 foreigners. The increase compared to the previous year is 6.4%.

Visits with tourism purpose, according to the definitions of the World Tourism Organization are 6,047,013. Their number is by 5.4% more compared to 2009.

There is increase of11% in relaxation and vacation visits, as 4,227,519 visits have been realized. There is decrease in the visits for business purposes, as 933,501 visits have been realized (-13.2%); and there is also decrease in guest visits – 143,591 visits (-5.2%).

2,327,021 foreigners have passed transit through the country, which is by 9% more than the previous year.

Read the entire document: INTERNATIONAL TOURISM – BULGARIA (JANUARY - DECEMBER 2010)

 

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