Bulgaria is Looking for an Investor to Build a Congress Center in Sunny Beach

At the end of May a large investment forum will be held in Sunny Beach, on which the main theme will be the development of congress tourism. During the event state officials will be looking for an investor to build a congress center in the resort complex. This was told by Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

The Bulgarian Court Obliges the Environment Minister to Make an Eco-assessment of Pirin Park

A three-member panel of the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) repealed the decision of Environment Minister Nino Dimov not to carry out an environmental assessment of the changes in the management of Pirin Park. Separately, the supreme magistrates give obligatory directions to Dimov to observe the laws on protected areas and the protection of the environment.

Unexpected Advertisement for Bansko by Seven-time Champion in Alpine Skiing Hirscher

The winner of the record seven consecutive alpine skiing World Cups Marcel Hirscher made a surprising advertisement to Bansko and Bulgaria with a blog post. This happened days after the start of the World Cup tournament in our winter resort.

The Austrian skier expressed his admiration and amazement by the fact that the little alpine skiing country has such tracks.

At least 30% Drop in Winter Tourists in Bansko and the Area Predict Bulgarian Hoteliers

At least 30 per cent drop in winter tourists in Bansko and the region predict hoteliers. The restaurant owners suggest the decrease will be even bigger, said the industry and warned of mass bankruptcies if the state did not introduce clear rules for the all-inclusive service, the BNR said.

The Independent: Attempt to Turn Bulgarian National Park into Ski Resort Defeated in Court

Environmentalists have achieved a major victory after a court battle to stop a Bulgarian national park being turned into a ski resort, reported the Independent. 

Bulgaria's top court ruled that Pirin National Park, a world heritage site and home to bears and wolves, must be protected from development.