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Bansko News: Three World Ski Awards 2020 go to Bansko

For the 8th consecutive year Bansko is the Best Ski Rresort in Bulgaria according to the highest authority in the tourism industry - the World Ski Awards. The small town in Pirin mountain is ranked once again among the best ski destinations on the planet. The online competition featured over 200 locations across 5 continents. In such hard times this is a very important recognition, because people want to...

In June 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 75.2% lower than in June 2019

The NSI said that there was a “collapse” in all categories of trips by foreigners to Bulgaria. On an annual basis, holiday and recreation trips to Bulgaria were down by 94.6 per cent, business trips by 76.1 per cent and in the “other” category, including transit, by 47.9 per cent. SELL YOUR PROPERTY IN BANSKO ONLINE NO up-front fees. NO hidden costs. NO obligation. In June 2020, the number...

Bulgaria Lifts 14-Day Quarantine, It Remains for 8 Countries Only

Borders for (most) Europeans are open from June 1st without quarantine! Time to come back to Bansko! "We are removing the 14-day quarantine from 1st of June for the arriving Bulgarian and foreign citizens from the European Union, including Serbia and Northern Macedonia. SELL YOUR PROPERTY IN BANSKO ONLINE NO up-front fees. NO hidden costs. NO obligation. However, for the eight countries in...

Important: END of the state of emergency in Bulgaria (COVID-19)

Today expires the state of emergency in Bulgaria, which was introduced in order to limit the spread of the new coronavirus. In practice, for two months the social and economic life in the country was put on hold. Recovery coming ... Some of the preventive measures will remain in force for now, such as wearing protective masks in closed public places and in public transport. SELL YOUR PROPERTY IN BANSKO...

Bansko News (COVID-19): Bansko ski area closed as of March 16th, 2020

Dear friends, guests and colleagues of Bansko ski area! In connection with the spread of the COVID-19 virus and on the recommendation of the Crisis Management Team of Bansko Municipality issued on March 16th, 2020 in accordance with the directions of the Crisis Management Team of the Republic of Bulgaria, the management of Ulen AD has decided to stop the operation of the Bansko Ski Center as of March...

HOT NEWS: Bulgaria Declares State of Emergency over COVID-19

Sofia, March 13 (BTA) - The Bulgarian Parliament voted unanimously 201 in favour to declare a nationwide state of emergencyover COVID-19  between March 13 and April 13. The proposal was made by the Council of Ministers after the country reached 23 cases of the coronavirus, with one death. This will allow the government to close schools and universities and ban public events. A ban may be imposed on travel...

Bansko News: Winter season 2019-2020 opening

For the opening of the ski season on December 14th the hosts have prepared a dense program in the ski area and in the town center of Bansko. In fact it all starts at 8:30 AM in the gondola with "Find the Gold in the lift" where no one is immune to a pleasant surprise! At 11 AM in "Get in the Team of the Champ" the Olympic and three-time World Champion Mario Matt will face the 5-time World Champion Mark...

Bansko Area News: The city of Razlog will soon have a mega sports complex

Two years after the signing of the concession agreement for the construction of a sports complex in the Bulgarian municipality of Razlog, the construction of the mega-arena will start soon. On the 22nd of March the ceremony of the official start of the construction of "Sports complex" by the concessionary company will be held. The impressive facility will be located on an area of ​​nearly 103...

Ski News: Bulgarian Albert Popov becomes 6th in Schladming

Bulgarian Albert Popov qualifies 6th in the slalom in Schladming (Austria). The usual suspect Marcel Hirscher (Austria) destroyed the competition with 1:44.81 - 1.21 sec faster than the second one Alexis Pinturault (France), while Daniel Yule (Switzerland) was third on the podium. This is the best ranking in Albert Popov's career, who became 6th with 2.97 seconds behind the austrian superstar Hirscher....

Bulgaria News: Electronic version of Bulgaria’s road tax stickers goes on sale on December 17

The sale of Bulgarian road tax stickers, known as vignettes, begins on December 17 2018 at 2 pm via the bgtoll website, a mobile app and via self-service terminals. Тhe terminals will operate in eight languages – English, Bulgarian, Russian, Greek, Romanian, German, Serbian and Turkish. The prices for Bulgarian road tax stickers for 2019 remain the same as in 2018: 97 leva a year for passenger...

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