01 Nov 2019
Like every year you can expect to find our representatives from Balkan Holidays present at one of the biggest events in the travel Industry - at the WTM!
Balkan Holidays have been operating for over 45 years and specialise in holidays to Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Romania.
Please make a note of our stand number and visit us this week to find out more and talk to us about opportunities.
WTM Stand Number: EM735
15 Oct 2019
Summer Balkan Holidays Lead-In Price of £199 per person
Held for 2020
Specialist tour operator Balkan Holidays have released their new range for 2020, with lead-in prices held at £199* per person. The programme has been expanded to include trips to the lakes and mountains of Slovenia and a new hold luggage allowance of 22kg is included on charter flights.
In response to guest feedback, the operator has increased its free luggage allowance to 22kg hold luggage and 10kg hand luggage for its charter flights.
Balkan offer a choice of 17 UK airports dotted all over the UK. In the North East, Teesside International
05 Oct 2019
ABTA (The Association of British Travel Agents) has today launched a combined PR and Marketing campaign called “ABTA Early Bird” which will be aimed at encouraging British consumers to book their holidays early and to book with an ABTA member (such as Balkan Holidays).
The week-long campaign will include advertising, PR and social media activity as well as a dedicated “ABTA Early Bird” page on the ABTA website which will feature advice on booking early; a new interactive web tool providing destination inspiration and an embedded twitter feed from ABTA and its membership offering tips and deals.
During the week,
30 Sep 2019
If you haven’t been to We Are Vertigo, you’re in for a treat. They provide a fun and safe environment where you can learn to ski or snowboard, or advance existing skills.
With their state of the art equipment and expert instructors, it is the quickest way to learn and the easiest way to improve.
How will you benefit from a free lesson?
AS A BEGINNER
· Spend less time on the nursery slopes
· Learn to ski 10x faster than on snow
· Constant skiing means no time on ski lifts and more time learning
· Max 3:1 pupil/instructor ratio allows for quick and accurate feedback
23 Sep 2019
Following the extention of the deadline in their unilateral contigency legislation released today, the EU have confirmed that UK airlines will still be able to operate flights between the UK and the EU until at least October next year.
The deadline for this contigency was set for March 2020 under the previous legislation however this new extention will now allow customers to book their travel further in advance with confidence that flight schedules will not be affected ABTA confirmed.
This extention follows extensive lobbying by ABTA with key EU destination countries which pointed out the mutual benefits of increasing customer
31 Aug 2019
Ski and Snowboard Holidays Lead-In Price of £299 Per Person
Held for 2019/20
London, August 2019
Two new hotels in Bulgaria, a lead-in price of £299* - held at the same price as last season – plus a new weekly charter flight from Belfast, feature in the main edition Balkan Holidays www.balkanholidays.co.uk Ski & Snowboard brochure 2019/20 to Bulgaria, Slovenia and Romania.
New hotels for the new season include the four star Grand Hotel Murgavets in Pamporovo, with extensive facilities including a spa centre renowned for its health and fitness packages. The hotel’s top floor Viennese Café also
08 Apr 2019
According to the latest Post Office Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria has taken the top spot for the first time with a clear margin of victory over its two closest rivals, Japan and the Algarve.
Its reputation for value made 2017 a good year for Bulgaria and the Bulgarian lev’s appearance in the Post Office’s Fastest Growing Currencies chart was evidence of increased consumer demand. At £37.92 for eight tourist items including a meal for two, drinks, suncream and insect repellent, Sunny Beach can expect to attract more bargain-hunters in the year ahead.
Andrew Brown of Post Office Travel Money
05 Apr 2019
Over the last few years the 5* Melia Grand Hermitage has become a great choice of hotel for family holidays. The hotel's fantastic children's program starts by welcoming the kids with two unique Kids Clubs.
The first is the Outdoor Kids Club, located in the serene park of the hotel with a wonderful playground. The second is the Indoor Kids Club, brand new and well furnished, decorated with some of the children's favourite characters including Winnie the Pooh, Batman & Spiderman. Next to the outdoor pool there is a newly decorated and colourful children's pool.
In order to make the children's stay even more
05 Apr 2019
Sunny Beach, Bulgaria has once again been crowned the best value family holiday destination according to the latest Family Holiday Report published on the 19th July 2013. Of the 12 European destinations surveyed by Post Office Travel Money, the popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach ranked number one overall by offering the cheapest kids’ beach items, drinks and family meal prices.
Consisting of 12 various family holiday items, the prices for the survey were provided as typical costs in resort areas popular with UK holidaymakers by national and regional tourist offices, Bulgaria (provided by Balkan Holidays) and the UK (researched
05 Apr 2019
The winter resort of Pamporovo has a unique claim to fame as a bright, modern ski resort high in the Rhodope mountains and the sunniest mountain resort in Europe. Pamporovo proudly boasts on average no less than 270 sunny days a year and in the winter provides an ideal combination of plenty of snow and sparkling sunshine to show off the resort at its best.
Pamporovo holidays are perfectly suited for both beginners and intermediates with Pamporovo's Giant Slalom run ensuring that any expert skiiers will be more than happy too.
The compact resort of Pamporovo has 35km of marked ski runs, reached by a combination of chair and