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Bulgaria Ready to Meet Russian Tourists

The interest in business tourism, balneology and health tourism is strong
Bulgaria presented its readiness to welcome Russian tourists during the coming summer season. This was understood on a bilateral online forum.

The second digital forum “Bulgaria — Russia: Multi-Planned Regional Partnership” was “Tourism and Culture”.

The project is implemented jointly by the Center of Industry of the Republic of Bulgaria in Moscow, the National Tourist Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Russian Federation and the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Moscow, announced by the Ministry of Tourism.

The main goal of the forum was to present the readiness of our country to welcome Russian tourists during the summer season as a safe, peaceful and attractive destination. The talks presented new programs and proposals prepared by the Bulgarian tourist business for the guests from Russia, as well as a number of Bulgarian municipalities with their attractive tourist sites and holiday events.

At the bilateral meeting, good practices of companies from Bulgaria and Russia were exchanged, interesting directions that are currently being developed by the Russian tourism business.

The forum was attended by over 80 representatives of federal and regional administrations and tourist organizations, Bulgarian and Russian tour operators, hoteliers, higher education institutions, interested structures from the Russian and Bulgarian side, who presented their organizations and expressed interest in mutually beneficial cooperation.

The topics of future partnership in the field of business tourism, balneology and health tourism, the partnership between municipalities and regions in Bulgaria and Russia as a basis for activating tourism and cultural activities, strengthening contacts between higher education establishments, including those with teaching tourism, activating the exchange of organized children's groups, etc.

Information package with participants' contact information and presentations made during the online event will serve as a good basis for facilitating future contacts and preparation of joint meetings and events.