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Common stand of Strandja at the Tourist Fair

03/02/2010
25 to 27 February 2010 the 27th International Tourist Fair HOLIDAY & SPA EXPO 2010 was held at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The exhibition was opened by the Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Ivo Marinov, and among the officials were ambassadors, parliamentarians, representatives of professional organizations in Bulgaria and abroad, and others. At the exhibition 348 companies from Bulgaria and 60 companies from 20 other countries were presented.

On the Strandza stand were offered promotional materials, tourist maps and guides as well for accommodation places as for other tourist attractions in the park – nature trails, tourist routes, shelters for picnics and recreation, cultural and historical monuments, etc.

The purpose of the participation in the largest tourism fair in the country was to assist the efforts of local people to develop pro businesses, to provide goods and services produced in environmentally friendly way. The presentation of the Strandza Regional Trademark is part of the BBF Project "Collaboration for biodiversity conservation and sustainable local development in Strandzha Mountain in Bulgaria”, supported by a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Financial Mechanism.