Caretaker Tourism Minister Ilin Dimitrov mentioned that extra international vacationers from all conventional markets will go to Bulgaria this yr.

In comparison with 2021/2022, the bookings for the forthcoming winter season have elevated by 15% from Israel, by 12% from the UK, by 10% from Romania, and by 5% from Greece, Dimitrov mentioned on Nova TV Sunday morning.

“Sadly, we now have misplaced the Russian marketplace for apparent causes,” the Minister mentioned, including that North Macedonia is regular as a market. 

Costs within the Bulgarian ski resorts have risen by a far decrease margin than in aggressive locations, Dimitrov mentioned, including that the value high quality ratio is superb. “Bulgaria presents from two- to five-star lodging, each finances and upmarket guests can afford a vacation right here,” he added.

The Minister admitted that the hospitality sector is having a significant issue with the scarcity of bar tenders, waiters and cooks. As he put it, Bulgarians are good employees, which is why they’re in demand on the international labour market.

Theodosis Stoitsas of the Affiliation of Resort and Residence House owners in Greece, confirms this statement. He mentioned on Nova that having Bulgarian workers offers them an enormous benefit in each communication and in making an attempt to improve the usual of service, contemplating that a big proportion of vacationers there are Bulgarians. 

In Greece, a Bulgarian working at a resort may common some BGN 1,500 month-to-month, and the precise pay stage could possibly be far increased than that.