Bulgaria to facilitate EU-China tourism dialogue and work on Sofia-Beijing service launch

22 January, 2018

Bulgaria's Ministry of Tourism announced (19-Jan-2018) plans to facilitate dialogue on tourism between EU and China, as part of the EU-China 2018 initiative, to further enhance tourism traffic and investment. Bulgaria's Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova added work is being conducted on the possibility of launching nonstop Sofia-Beijing service (FOCUS News Agency, 22-Jan-2018). Visitor arrivals from China to Bulgaria increased 43% year-on-year, to 25,000 in the 11 months ended Nov-2017. [more - original PR - Bulgarian]