Bulgaria marks successful summer tourist season 2016
Bulgaria’s Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova summarized the results of the 2016 summer tourist season. Between June and September 2016 a record-high increase of foreign tourists to the tune of 18% was registered. The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria in that period exceeded 5 million people and between January and September nearly 7 million tourists visited that country. Their number may exceed 8 million by year end. The number of local tourists visiting the summer resorts between June and September 2016 rose 7%. Their number may reach 4 million by the end of 2016.