Bulgaria is ahead on number of nights in the accommodations, made by foreign tourists, countries such as the Netherlands, Ireland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Luxembourg and many other destinations, for the period June-July 2018. In the two summer months, more than 7,407 million are the overnight stays in hotels by foreigners in Bulgaria, while in the Netherlands there were 5.4 million, Ireland - 2.9 million, in the Czech Republic and Hungary they were respectively 4.5 million and 2,6 mln. Overnight stays in hotels reported in Belgium - 2.2 million, in Poland were 2.9 million, in Slovakia -900 thousand, in Luxembourg- 267 thousand in the same period this year.
Within the EU for the period June-July 2018 Bulgaria occupies 10th place in nights spent by foreigners in hotels.
These data are proof of the sustainable progress of the sector and the establishment of the country as a preferred place for rest and trips of foreign guests, comments the Ministry of Tourism. It is also indicated that during the summer months, the biggest interest is in the sea destinations, but also the accompanying tourist products such as SPA, cultural-historical, urban and mountainous.