Bulgaria, Romania Move to Set Up Joint Tourist Info Center in China
Monday, 27 April 2015
Bulgaria and Romania will set up a joint tourist information center in China as part of the initiative of the two countries to develop joint tourist products for distant markets, according to Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
Angelkova announced the plans about the tourist information center during the signing of a protocol of intent on cooperation between Bulgaria and Romania in the sphere of tourism.
The protocol was signed at a ceremony in Craiova's Art Museum in the presence of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Romanian counterpart Victor Ponta after a joint meeting of the governments of the two countries.
Bulgaria’s Tourism Minister emphasized that the number of Romanian tourists in Bulgaria had reached 1 million a year over the past few years, while the number of Bulgarians visiting Romania stood at around 300 000.
Angelkova, as cited by Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry, also pointed out that the signing of the protocol was to reinforce the upward trend and increase the presence of Bulgaria and Romania as a tourist destination on third-country markets.