Sofia, the South-Eastern European marvel, the insider tip on the Balkans, the beauty at the foot of Vitosha mountain, the oldest capital in Europe, is now officially a tourist magnet. Visitors from abroad flock the city more and more.
The Sofia Investment Agency (SIA) just came up with numbers and insights, which suggest things are looking up, regarding tourism. Bulgaria, the country Sofia is the capital of, breaks one tourism record after another. Every year, more foreign tourists show up at Sozopol’s overcrowded beaches and Bansko’s skiing slopes. To a certain extent, the growth is hitting Sofia too.
In Sofia, the number of good hotels is increasing, while the number of potholes is being reduced. A halfhearted fight against Sofia’s extremely polluted air has begun. It will hopefully turn into a real fight, with actual results, sooner rather than later…/IBNA
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