Sofia, BULGARIA – The outgoing 2013 was among the best years for Bulgaria’s tourism sector.
For the first time, profits exceeded EUR 3 B and the number of tourists climbed over 7 million, reportsInvestor.bg. This is a 5% growth compared to the previous year.
As expected, the summer season was the most successful, with a 5.8% increase in the number of tourists.
The highest share came from Romanians, over 1 million of whom visited the Black Sea.
A notable increase among Russian and German tourists was evident.
Winter tourism also marked an exceptional 8.2% rise. Tourism remains the only sector in Bulgaria to record progressive growth over the years of economic recession.
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