Bulgaria tourist arrivals fall 67.9% on year in Aug

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The number of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria slumped 67.9% from a year earlier to 747.100 in August, amid the ongoing pandemic crisis, the countryʼs statistics agency (NSI) said in a report. 

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Declines were seen in the trips with all observed purposes, namely holiday & recreation (-81.6%); professional (-60.6%) and others including as guest and passing transit (-47.6%).

The number of visitors from the EU went down 67.4% and accounted to 63.1% of the total.

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