Over 175,000 persons, Romanian and foreign citizens crossed the border over the past two days, more than half of them on the outbound, the General Inspectorate of Border Police (IGPF) informed.
As part of its plans to implement a stricter legal framework regarding asylum and border controls, the government aims to create between six and 10 closed pre-departure centers and is planning to recruit 400 border guards in the Evros region, 500 new asylum officers on the islands and mainland, as well 800 officers to guard sea borders and the centers.
Romania had 38 five-star rated hotels on July 31, 2019, representing 4.2pct of the total number of places in hotels, by two more than on July 31, 2018, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Tuesday. Most hotels were rated 3 and 4 stars (76.8 pct). "Most hotels were in the three, four and two-star category (53.5 pct, 23.3 pct, and 18.6 pct, respectively).