According to a recent report by the National Statistical Institute, Greece along with Turkey remains the most popular holiday destination among the Bulgarian people.
Statistics for July this year show a massive sixty three percent increase for Bulgarians visiting Greece in comparison to the previous year. Turkey is also proving popular this year with a seven and a half percent rise in Bulgarian visitors.
Macedonia is also proving a top destination this year with a rise of over twenty six percent in Bulgarian visitors. Overall people in Bulgaria have traveled by over fourteen percent more this year bucking the worldwide trend. Long haul flights to the US and Asia however have been fewer this year with marked drops.
Tourism numbers in the country itself are down by over five percent this year.