29 Oct 2010
During the last three years Bansko's ski area has beencontinuously improved with new four-man chair and drag lifts, a snowboarder's half pipe facility, a fun park, and a floodlight ski run that allows you to ski all the way to the edge of the town. Other improvements include snow cannons covering more than 80% of the skiing area, extra maintenance vehicles to keep the slopes in the best possible condition and extra safety installations for the skier's safety.
Another reason why you should visit this year is because you get to witness the FIS Ski world Cup.
FIS SKI WORLD CUP BANSKO 2011 - MEN
During the upcoming season
20 Oct 2010
Bulgaria is known for the many beautiful beach resorts such as Sunny Beach, Golden Sands, Albena as well as beautiful mountains that offer fantastic views and romantic cities which are great for short breaks and shopping. But now, thanks to a huge rise in quality accommodation, extremely cheap flights, and some of the lowest holiday package prices around, mainstream travel companies like Balkan Holidays and Thomas Cook are listing Bulgaria as one of the top destinations for UK travelers and a place where you can spend 1 to 2 weeks holidays which would cost almost half of that if you were in Brighton.
Bulgaria unlike countries like Spain
16 Sep 2010
Some may find it unbelievable but it is true - Bulgaria has been ranked number one in the European Union based on the number of new shopping malls that have opened in the first half of 2010. This was reported by the Cushman and Wakefield consultancy.
In most EU states we see the increasingly falling number of malls available which has been on the slide due to the market crisis. in Bulgaria however, there was a whopping 90% increase over one year. Making cities such as the capital Sofia, Bourgas, Varna, etc. perfect for the bargain hunters and shopping holidays.
A similar trend is also found in other nearby countries such as -
20 Aug 2010
Every year Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria annouces their millionth passenger and for 2010 it was Eileen Nischik, who happily arrived at Burgas Airport on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast from her home town Cologne in Germany, and found out at the airport that she is in fact the one-millionth passenger for 2010.
The 23 years old German was travelling with her partner Torsten Dormann and visiting Bulgaria to spend 7 days in Obzor, one of Bulgaria's black sea resorts.
This lucky 1 millionth traveller along with her friend were then serviced in the airport's VIP lounge and were personally contgratulated by the airport's director
12 Aug 2010
British tourists should be aware that holidaying in the UK can be pricier than going away to Europe and specificity Bulgaria.
It is cheaper to go away to Bulgaria than stay on a Sussex coast at Brighton this summer, the survey by Tesco Travel Money found.
They have reported that a week in Bulgaria for a family of 3 or 4 would cost about £1,221 while in the UK it would set them back £2,209.
There were 14 countries surveyed and the most expensive of them all was Iceland. A week in Iceland would cost £3,383, having in mind that this survey included the price hotels, car hire, food beach accessories, suntan lotion and
12 Aug 2010
Sol Meliá which is the largest resort/ hotel company in the world has shown interest in Croatia and therefore had dedicated budgets to improve their exposure in the country by reopening two resort hotels in stunning Umag, Istria area. The hotels are called: the Meliá Coral and the Meliá Istrian Villas which are well known locally.
Brandnew and renovated Meliá Coral provides a total of 244 standard luxury rooms, 6 luxury suites as well as a range of different options for those visiting on corporate events and meetings. The resort also boasts a modern spa, a huge swimming pool, a sunbed (although the weather is
12 Aug 2010
Breaking news: The temperatures of the Black Sea Coast in Bulgaria have reached an amazing 30 degrees in the recent weeks, the highest in almost 17 years it was announced today.
The Bulgarian National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) has released a report explaining that during 1993-1997, the maxim water temperature reached 27 Degrees in a small town.
“The temperatures in Bulgaria are a little bit higher, but they are not much different,” said Georgi Korchev, general director of NIMH.
As he continued to explain, these were the highest temperatures in Bulgaria but also along the Russian and Ukrainian
10 Aug 2010
Every year thousands of people get to party during one of the hottest music festivals in Europe.
Spirit of Burgas is located on the stunning white clean sands of Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast and lasts for 3 days every year. This year it starts on the 13th to 15th of August. They have announced a great line-up including DJ Shadow, Gorillaz, and The Prodigy; and this festival is a low-cost festival that is attracting big-name performers and affordable to anyone.
Those on holiday in Sunny Beach, Elenite, Nessebar, Pomorie can attend with ease as it is only about 30 mins away from the beach resorts listed above.
So why not add Spirit of
10 May 2007
Bulgarian Holiday Summer Resorts have registered temperature records during the recent hot weather. Balkan Holidays clients have been enjoying Summer Holidays in Bulgarian Resorts with the Black Sea having a perfect temperature for swimming and enjoying other water based sports such as the PADI Diving Schools. Balkan Holidays clients can pre-book PADI courses before travelling, with courses ranging from beginners to advanced.
Balkan Holidays clients have also been enjoying a range of boat cruises on the Black Sea, with the most popular being the Pirates Cruise which is a great day out for all the family.
Of course the ideal way to cool
13 Dec 2006
Established back in 2006 by desire to promote sustainable tourism, Alpine Pearls is a pan-European tourism organisation of approx. 30 mountain communities dubbed as 'Pearls' having several objectives in common: encouraging car-free arrival to holiday destination, having easy access to public transport on site and numerous offers of environmentally friendly holiday programmes.
Priding itself for offering visitor an idyllic surrounding landscape with "50 shades of green" Lake Bled fulfils stringent qualifying criteria including environmentally friendly leisure facilities (including a full motor-boat ban on the lake!),