Trips of Bulgarians Abroad See Slight Increase in August Y/Y
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
In August 2014, the number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 460.2 thousand or by 2.8% above the registered in August 2013.
In comparison with the same month of the previous year an increase was observed in the total number of the trips of Bulgarians to the Czech Republic – by 40.6%, Austria – by 31.5%, Macedonia – by 26.1%, Spain – by 17.3%, Romania – by 13.4%, Serbia – by 12.8%, the United Kingdom – by 2.5%, and Greece – 2.5%, according to the latest report of the National Statistical Institute.
In August, the trips with other purposes formed 59.5% of all trips to Serbia, and 53.4% to Turkey.The trips to Austria with professional purpose were 32.8%, as these to Greece and Italy with holiday and recreation purpose were 64.9% and 54.8% respectively.