The revenue from tourist overnights spent in Bulgaria rose sharply year-on-year in April, to 21.9 million levs ($13.6 million/11.2 million euro) from just 2.3 million levs in the same month of last year, the country's statistical office said on Thursday.
The revenues from overnights spent by foreign nationals amounted to 5.8 million levs in April, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a statement.
The total number of tourist overnights in the country in the fourth month of 2021 was 413,700, as 333,000 of those were overnights spent by local tourists.
In April, four and five-star accommodation facilities served 35% of the overnights spent by Bulgarian tourists and 69% of the overnights of international visitors.
The number of tourists who stayed in accommodation facilities in Bulgaria in the month under review was 197,200, compared to 16,500 a year earlier.