18 new hotels launched in Varna areaDnevnik, 23.03.2006
The number of hotels in the coastal Varna region increased by 18 to 287 in the past year, said the regional statistical authority. The bed capacity in the area has risen by 10% to 60,428; only 10.7% of the beds are in five-star hotels. The Varna region generated 133.5 mln levs in overnights revenues (up 24.7%) or 27.6% of the nation-wide total for '05, trailing slightly the Bourgas region which contributed 29.3%. The area was visited by 533,000 foreign tourists in '05 which stayed 6.4 days on average.