Bulgaria’s Embassy in Moscow Expects 30% Rise in Russian Tourist Numbers
Wednesday, 17 February 2016
The number of Russian tourists visiting Bulgaria in 2016 is expected to increase by 30% compared with last year, a Bulgarian diplomatic official has said.
“A bigger increase is also possible,” RIA Novosti quoted tourism attaché at Bulgaria’s embassy in Moscow, Katya Zhekova, as saying at a news conference held at a regional tourism conference in Samara.
An estimated 700,000 Russian tourists could visit Bulgaria this year, according to Sergey Tolchin, deputy director-general of Russia’s Intourist travel agency.