Romania ranks second as a source of foreign tourists for Bulgaria, with 1.14 million tourists recorded in 2017, according to Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism, quoted by novinite.com.
Foreign tourist visits in Bulgaria reached 8.88 million last year, up 7.6 percent compared with 2016.
Most foreign tourists came from Greece, Bulgaria’s southern neighbour. 1.16 million Greeks visited Bulgaria last year, followed by Romanians (1.14 million), Germans, Turks and Russians, according to official data.
Bulgaria expects a large influx of Romanian tourists during the Easter holidays on the Black Sea coast, where around 40 hotels will be open.