16. Perspective for development of winter tourism in Bulgaria

Author: Julieta Dimitrova


The purpose of the report is to present prospects for the development of winter tourism in combination with other types of tourism for the sustainable development of the state’s economy. Bulgarian winter resorts are gaining international popularity with their favorable conditions for sports, the modern facilities with which the resorts are equipped and the mountainous nature that creates conditions for holding competitions on the tracks. Bulgaria has numerous mineral springs and is a popular spa and wellness destination. In almost all winter resorts there are spa centers that offer a variety of procedures, and in combination with the rich cultural heritage, conditions are created for the development of several types of tourism. The state’s sports centers are located near various cultural and natural attractions, which provide opportunities for a variety of activities for visitors.

Key words: winter tourism, opportunities, development, sustainability