Tourism in Bulgaria
More than 400 people were evacuated from a burning hotel in Pamporovo. The fire broke out shortly after midnight.
The fire was caused by grease built-up in the exhaust system of the hotel's restaurant. The flames spread and reached the roof structure, destroying 70 sq. m of it. The building and 50 sq.m of the roof were saved.
The Prosecutor's office said on January 31 that it started a new investigation against former environment minister Neno Dimov in relation to the Bansko ski resort concession, BNT reported.
In a statement, the Prosecutor's office said that the investigation was being conducted by the Specialised Prosecutor's office.
The result of a long-running procedure to find a concessionaire for Sofia Airport in Bulgaria has concluded, with the award being made to a consortium. Following a 90-day tender evaluation, Bulgaria's Ministry of Transport (MoT) has selected a consortium comprising Munich Airport GmbH and the asset manager Meridiam to operate and manage Sofia Airport for 35 years under the consortium name 'Sof
The number of tourists visiting the chalets in the mountainous regions of Razlog and Bansko has almost doubled in the summer, BNT reports. According to the owners of chalets in Pirin, dozens of organized groups from England, Germany and Romania made reservations for the month of August in the mountain tourist complexes already 2 months ago.
The excavations are conducted under the scientific guidance of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Boni Petrunova, Director of the National Museum of History. She has been exploring the medieval maritime capital of Bulgaria since 2004. The financing of the excavations in 2019 is from the Ministry of Culture and from the Kavarna Municipality.
Over the past 24 hours, two distress calls have been received at the Mountain Rescue Service, rescuers told Focus News Agency. Yesterday, an operation took place near the Malyovitsa hut. The rescue team helped a person with a broken leg. Another accident involved a bad fall of a paraglider near Sopot.
A capsule with messages for future generations was built at the Rome Forum in Bulgaria's second-largest city of Plovdiv. Its reconstruction is part of a major renovation in the city's main square. The capsule contains information about the history and life of the ancient city, as well as interesting facts about 2019, the year in which Plovdiv is the European Capital of Culture.
Hundreds of passengers were blocked at Sofia Airport because of delays in several flights of the national carrier Bulgaria Air this night.
With more than three hours the flights from Sofia to Varna were postponed. The flight to Burgas was also postponed with several hours.
And there are currently non-scheduled flights.