Thursday, 8 January 2009

Ski Tourism Still Up and Coming in Bulgaria

Skiing is big business and Bulgaria has much to offer the tourist. This new development is just tapping a little of what Bulgaria has in this holiday goldmine.
New Winter Sports Center Opens in Bulgaria's Mountain Resort Chepelare
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A new sports center with 20 km of ski tracks and a new ski lift was opened Wednesday in Bulgaria's resort town of Chepelare, which is located in the Rhodoppe Mountains
The Chepelare Sports Center was opened by Ekaterina Dafovska, Bulgaria's gold medalist in biathlon from the 1998 Nagano Olympics, who is also a native of Chepelare. It is equipped with the latest system for making artificial snow, and with free wireless Internet.

About EUR 10 M have been invested in the various facilities of the Chepelare Sports Center so far. The total investments in the resort complex are expected to reach EUR 50 M in a few years as facilities for summer sports will also be constructed.

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