Travel in Bulgaria

Travel in Bulgaria

It is undeniable that the Bulgarian travel and tourism industry is currently struggling to cope with the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Official government estimates put the total industry losses since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic at some BGN5 billion. The wider hospitality industry was among those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the official response to it in Bulgaria, with an estimated one-third of restaurants in the country having gone bankrupt since the start of 202...

Euromonitor International's Travel in Bulgaria report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest market size data 2016-2020, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they new legislative, technology or pricing issues. Background information on disposable income, annual leave and holiday taking habits is also included. Forecasts to 2025 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Activities and Experiences, Lodging, Online Travel and Intermediaries, Tourism Flows, Travel Modes.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Travel in Bulgaria
Euromonitor International
September 2021
List Of Contents And Tables
TRAVEL IN BULGARIA
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Travel in 2021
COVID-19 impact on travel
Impact of COVID-19 on online bookings and travel intermediaries in 2021
What next for travel?
CHART 1 Inbound Receipts: 2021-2026
CHART 2 Average Spend per Trip for Inbound Arrivals: 2021-2026
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Other Transport Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 2 Other Transport Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 3 Forecast Other Transport Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 4 Forecast Other Transport Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 5 Activities and Experiences: Value 2016-2021
Table 6 Forecast Activities and Experiences: Value 2021-2026
GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
TOURISM FLOWS IN BULGARIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 IMPACT
Inbound arrivals declines again in 2021, although a gradual recovery is in evidence
Tourism flows recover over the second half of 2021 as travel activity intensifies
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Inbound arrivals slated to recover fully as travel becomes a priority post-COVID-19
A new, more sophisticated tourism promotion strategy set to yield rewards
CATEGORY DATA
Table 7 Inbound Arrivals: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 8 Inbound Arrivals by Country: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 9 Inbound City Arrivals 2016-2021
Table 10 Inbound Receipts: Value 2016-2021
Table 11 Forecast Inbound Arrivals: Number of Trips 2021-2026
Table 12 Forecast Inbound Arrivals by Country: Number of Trips 2021-2026
Table 13 Forecast Inbound Receipts: Value 2021-2026
Table 14 Domestic Trips by Destination: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 15 Domestic Business Trips by Travel Mode: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 16 Domestic Leisure Trips by Travel Mode: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 17 Domestic Expenditure: Value 2016-2021
Table 18 Forecast Domestic Business Trips by Travel Mode: Number of Trips 2021-2026
Table 19 Forecast Domestic Leisure Trips by Travel Mode: Number of Trips 2021-2026
Table 20 Forecast Domestic Expenditure: Value 2021-2026
Table 21 Outbound Departures: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 22 Outbound Departures by Destination: Number of Trips 2016-2021
Table 23 Outbound Expenditure: Value 2016-2021
Table 24 Forecast Outbound Departures: Number of Trips 2021-2026
Table 25 Forecast Outbound Departures by Destination: Number of Trips 2021-2026
Table 26 Forecast Outbound Expenditure: Value 2021-2026
AIRLINES IN BULGARIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 IMPACT
Air travel rebounds partially following the devastating declines seen in 2020
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
The presence of low cost carriers in Bulgaria set to improve over the forecast period
Charter flights set to recover from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
CATEGORY DATA
Table 27 Airlines Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 28 Airlines Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 29 Airlines: Passengers Carried 2016-2021
Table 30 Airlines NBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 31 Low Cost Carriers Airlines Brands by Key Performance Indicators 2021
Table 32 Scheduled Airlines Brands by Key Performance Indicators 2021
Table 33 Forecast Airlines Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 34 Forecast Airlines Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
CAR RENTAL (DESTINATION) IN BULGARIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 IMPACT
Limited travel opportunities in the first half of 2021 hamper the growth of car rental
Lengths of car rental bookings continue to expand amidst widespread uncertainty
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
A meaningful recovery in sight for car rental over the forecast period
The threat of new waves of the pandemic puts the recovery car rental in jeopardy
CATEGORY DATA
Table 35 Car Rental Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 36 Car Rental Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 37 Structure of Car Rental Market 2016-2021
Table 38 Car Rental NBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 39 Car Rental Brands by Key Performance Indicators 2021
Table 40 Forecast Car Rental Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 41 Forecast Car Rental Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
LODGING IN BULGARIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 IMPACT
A partial recovery in 2021 after hotels are hit hard by the COVID-19 situation in 2020
Mass vaccination and dropping PCR test requirements key to the recovery of lodging
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Lodging to recover as inbound arrivals recover with the removal of travel restrictions
New hotel development to continue robustly during the forecast period
CATEGORY DATA
Table 42 Lodging Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 43 Lodging Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 44 Hotels Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 45 Hotels Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 46 Other Lodging Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 47 Other Lodging Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 48 Lodging Outlets: Units 2016-2021
Table 49 Lodging: Number of Rooms 2016-2021
Table 50 Lodging by Incoming vs Domestic: % Value 2016-2021
Table 51 Hotels NBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2020
Table 52 Hotel Brands by Key Performance Indicators 2021
Table 53 Forecast Lodging Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 54 Forecast Lodging Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 55 Forecast Hotels Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 56 Forecast Hotels Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 57 Forecast Other Lodging Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 58 Forecast Other Lodging Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 59 Forecast Lodging Outlets: Units 2021-2026
ONLINE TRAVEL AND INTERMEDIARIES IN BULGARIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 IMPACT
Partial recovery of travel intermediaries as online sales improve in 2021
State aid paid to travel intermediaries to compensate consumers for lost holidays
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Removal of travel restrictions to help travel intermediaries back on the path to growth
Online channels to continue to steal share from offline travel intermediaries
CATEGORY DATA
Table 60 Travel Intermediaries Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 61 Intermediaries Corporate Business Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 62 Intermediaries Leisure Online Sales: Value 2016-2021
Table 63 Travel Intermediaries NBO Company Shares: % Value 2016-2021
Table 64 Online Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2016-2021
Table 65 Total Mobile Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2016-2021
Table 66 Forecast Travel Intermediaries Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 67 Forecast Intermediaries Corporate Business Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 68 Forecast Intermediaries Leisure Online Sales: Value 2021-2026
Table 69 Forecast Online Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2021-2026
Table 70 Forecast Total Mobile Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2021-2026

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