May Tourism Report: Bulgaria Sees 30% Spike in Foreign Tourist Numbers

In May, revenues from overnight stays in Bulgarian hotels saw a significant surge of 32.2% compared to the same period in 2023, totaling BGN 116 million, as reported by the National Statistical Institute. Foreign tourists contributed BGN 58.8 million to this total, slightly surpassing the BGN 57.1 million brought in by Bulgarian guests.

Bulgaria's Income Nightmare: 9 Times Lower Than Switzerland!

Bulgaria and Turkey stand out with the lowest average annual net incomes in Europe, amounting to 9,355 euros and 8,968 euros respectively, according to data from Eurostat. This stark contrast underscores the significant wage disparities across the continent, influencing employment dynamics and economic decisions.

Borissov Clarifies: Bulgaria Receives Funds for Soviet Equipment, No Cash Aid to Ukraine

"Bulgaria will not provide cash to Ukraine", emphasized Boyko Borissov, the leader of GERB, during a parliamentary session. He pointed out that instead of giving money, Bulgaria receives funds for supplying old Soviet equipment, with 60 million euros already received and an additional 300 million euros agreed upon.