At a special ceremony in Moscow national representation of the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria in Russia received the award for the best family holiday destination for Russian tourists, announced the Ministry.
The award is given by the Russian edition of the magazine “National Geographic Traveler” after consultation among their readers. The publication is through competition to showcase the best tourist destinations offered in Russia.
Voting was online on the Russian editions of the magazine “National Geographic” and “National Geographic Traveler” between September 8 and November 6.
For this period, visitors to the website have voted in 23 categories: “Beach Recreation,” “Family vacation”, “ski vacation”, “Excursion break”, “Farmhouse Holidays”, “Wellness Tourism”, “Best gastronomic tour” “Eco-break”, “Adventure recreation,” “Discovery of the year”, “Exotic vacation” and others.
Bulgaria ranks first among the most popular destinations for family holidays with the Russians, ahead of Croatia, Greece, Montenegro and Russia itself and in total competition involved more than 60 countries.
The contest “National Geographic Traveler Awards 2016” is organized for the sixth time and distinguishes the best tourist destinations among the most popular types of holiday in Russia 2016.