Bulgaria Promotes Albena Seaside Resort at Romania Tourist MarketSource: Sofia News Agency (www.novinite.com)
Published Date: 12 Feb 2008
Bulgaria's coastal resort of Albena is to be officially presented in 18 of the biggest Romanian cities as the aim is attracting more local tourists.
The presentations will include tasting of typical Bulgarian meals as well as lottery that are to bring some prizes to the winners.
A total of 30,000 Romanians have visited the Bulgarian resort in 2007 and their number is expected to rise by up to 30 %, officials from the resort's administration announced.
Romanian tourists have already reserved 1,800 rooms in Albena hotels for the period of the Easter holidays.
More than BGN 50 M was allocated to reconstruction and modernization of the resort's facilities just before the beginning of the summer season.