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Foreign tourist arrivals to Bulgaria rise 3.8% y/y in Oct

Nov 28, 2018, 11:48:34 AMArticle by Mario Tanev
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November 28 (SeeNews) - The number of foreign tourists visiting Bulgaria rose by an annual 3.8% to 739,300 in October, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Wednesday.

Foreign tourist arrivals to Bulgaria rise 3.8% y/y in Oct
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Citizens of EU member states accounted for 55.5% of all arrivals of international visitors in October, the NSI said in a monthly report on tourist numbers.

Vacation trips made up 34.9% of all foreign tourist visits in October, while business trips accounted for 19.1%.

The number of people who visited friends or relatives in Bulgaria or just transited the country constituted 46.0% of all arrivals of foreign nationals in October.

In October, the largest share of foreign tourists came from Germany, Romania and Turkey.

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