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Bulgaria posts EU's biggest growth in tourist overnights

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Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said the country has registered a 18% year-on-year increase in tourist overnight stays for the first six months of 2016.

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This is the best result within the EU, Angelkova has told Focus Radio, citing Eurostat data.

There were more than 8 million overnights between January and June, according to the minister.

She has added revenues in tourism, at BGN 3.4B, since January, have gone up 15% in seven months if compared to the same period of last year.

Angelkova has pledged to continue her work with representatives of diplomatic missions to Bulgaria as a means to promote the country's tourism potential.

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