Experts from the Dobrich Municipality participated in the International Tourist Fair “Vacation & Spa Expo” in Sofia, the administration announced. Forty tourist organizations, tour operators, municipalities, hotels and specialized companies for hotel equipment from Bulgaria and abroad took part in the fair.
A separate stand, organized together with the municipalities Dobrichka and Balchik, displayed to the visitors the 15 tourist routes developed under the project “The colorful face of Dobrudzha”, implemented under the Operational Program “Regional Development”.
The municipality reported that during the fair were contacted more than 80 Bulgarian tour operators, associations and specialized companies. Among them prevailed organizations working with specific target groups – students, foreign students, tourists with interest in archaeology, folklore and nature. The professionals’ interest was attracted by the eco-tourism routes, which include parks and centers, nature reserves and protected areas and the bird migratory route Via pontica, as well as those that include museums, archaeological fortresses, settlements and temples, Christian and Muslim religious buildings and old local traditions and customs. During the fair were also received proposals for joint activities by companies promoting tourist products in specialized print and electronic media.
The stand of “The colorful face of Dobrudzha” was also visited by many young people and families who had decided to spend their vacation on the northern Black sea coast and were interested in event tourism – fairs, celebrations, festivals, cultural calendars.