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The Valley of the Roses and the Thracian Kings project

The Valley of the Roses and the Thracian Kings project

was presented at the tenth International Tourist Exchange at the Pamporovo mountain resort.

The Valley of the Roses and the Thracian Kings projectThe tenth jubilee International Tourist Exchange called “The Mountains in Bulgaria: Hospitality in all Four Seasons” took place in Pamporovo. The international event was held under the aegis of the Ministry of the Economy and Energy between 10th and 13th October. Besides the provincial governer, eng. Dimitar Krastanov, at the official opening were also present the member of the European Parlament, Mr. Vladimir Uruchev, Ms. Anelia Genova, the Director of the Directorate of Marketing, Advertizing, and Information in Tourism at the Ministry of the Economy and Energy, the President of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association, Mr. Blagoy Ragin, the Executive Director of the company Pamporovo Plc, Mr. Marian Belyakov, and others. A number of tour operators, tour agents, hotel keepers, representatives of government agencies, guests, and residents of the administrative province of Smolyan, specialists from the tourism sector, as well as representatives from foreign countries, such as Turkey, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, and the United States took part in the exhibition.

In his address to the organizers and the guests of the forum, eng. Krastanov stated that Pamporovo is the best place where such a big exhibition should take place, and where the specific opportunities of the tourism sector should be demonstrated, and the advertizing of the Rhodopi Mountains destination should be done. In his capacity as representative of the executive branch of government, he assured his hearers that the Administration of the administrative province of Smolyan makes specific and purposeful efforts toward the development of the region’s infrastructure. Eng. Krastanov emphasized that by the end of October, the current repairs of the road connections around the resort of Pamporovo would be completed, and the completion of the protective systems along the road between the towns of Assenovgrad and Chepelare was going to begin.

Within the tourism forum, the provincial governor also took part at a round table of discussions where he explained the opportunities related to the pilot model of multi-fund financing for the further development of tourism in the Smolyan region.

The municipality of the town of Kazanlak took an active part in the tourist exhibition in Pamporovo. Their participation was linked to the implementation of the Valley of the Roses and the Thracian Kings tourist project under the agreement for granting free financial support BG161PO001/3.2-02/2011/006.

The participants in the project were located at an attractive stand which had been provided and arranged by the travel agency Vakancia Ltd, co-organizer of the European project. To all their guests at the exhibition, they presented detailed information related to the activities that have been sheduled under the undertaking. The  presentation from the participants placed the focus on perceiving the region as an important tourist destination, the main purpose being to retain the tourists for as long a period of time as possible.

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