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Number of trips of Bulgarian residents increased 20.4%

Staff Writer |
In October 2016, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 404,000 or by 20.4% above the registered in October 2015.

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The trips as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events in October 2016 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 48.7%.

Those were followed by the trips with professional purpose - 26.7%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 24.6%.

In October 2016, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 678.600 or by 17.6% more in comparison with October 2015.

An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 22.9%, with holiday and recreation purpose - by 18.7%, and with other purposes - by 14.9%.


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