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Sp. “Kuressel” for winter tourism in Bulgaria: Bulgaria - paradise right next to Turkey

“Bulgaria: a paradise for skiing and winter tourism right next to Turkey” - thus titled the Turkish magazine. “Kuressel” its publication dedicated to tourism in winter in Bulgaria.
The publication says that in recent years Bulgaria has become a favorite for winter sports lovers, which is confirmed by official statistics. According to the quoted data, about 50 thousand Turks vacationed in our winter resorts in the period December 2019-March 2020. In the same period, the Turks ranked sixth among foreigners who rested in Bulgaria.

As the most preferred winter resorts in the material are mentioned Bansko, Pamporovo and Borovets. There are opportunities for winter and eco-tourism, extreme sports, SPA- and wellness services that they offer. There are also opportunities for entertainment in our winter resorts, varied food, first-class hotels.

According to statistics, Bulgaria ranks second in Europe after Iceland in the presence of thermal mineral waters, the text states.

At the same time, the difficulties arising from the Covid-19 pandemic are also mentioned, reminding the recent visit to Istanbul by Tourism Minister Mariyana Nikolova, who spoke with her Turkish counterpart Mehmet Nuri Ersoy. In front of the media, she stressed the exceptional importance that Bulgaria attaches to relations with Turkey in the tourism sector and assured that the resorts of the country are guaranteed maximum security for tourists in the conditions of the ongoing pandemic, says the author of the text, BTA correspondent Nahide Denise.