Double Increase in Tourist Numbers is expected during the Summer Season in BulgariaThere has been double increase in the number of tourists visiting Bulgaria before the official start of the summer season.
Summer season on Bulgaria's southern Black Sea coast usually begins on June 1, but most hotels have opened to visitors in April, because of the big interest.
The tourists in Sunny Beach are mainly families with children in non-school age, who are not dependent on school holidays, as well as older people.
Around a hundred flights are landing daily at the airport of Burgas. The director of the airport said for private bTV station that there has been 40 % increase in the number of arriving passengers in May.
The tourists are coming mainly from Russia, the UK, Germany and Israel. A lot of flights are scheduled to arrive from Poland and the Czech Republic starting from June 1.
This summer more police officers will be posted to Sunny Beach to ensure the safety of tourists. New security cameras have also been fitted in the resort.
In the meantime, officials of the Commission for Protection of Consumers (KZP) have started carrying out inspections.