Development and promotion of tourism activities in the Bulgarian District of Sliven


  • Blaga Stoykova Trakia University Stara Zagora
  • José Luis Vázquez University of León
  • Ivan Georgiev Trakia University Stara Zagora


tourism, sustainable development, natural and cultural resources, Bulgaria, District of Sliven


The diversity of natural and cultural resources are one of the key factors for success in the race for a successful sale of tourist services and attracting a large number of tourists. The District of Sliven is located in the South East planning region (NUT2) of Bulgaria. The development of tourism in the area is to the highest extent predetermined by its proximity to the Southern Black Sea coast. Specifically, the District has diverse natural and cultural resources that are a precondition for the organization of multiple alternative forms of tourism.

This paper discusses the conditions for sustainable development of tourism on the territory of the District of Sliven based on statistic data for the activity of shelter points and places of accommodation in the area for the last 7 years. The used research methods are analysis and synthesis, induction and deduction.


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Stoykova, B., Vázquez , J. L. ., & Georgiev, I. (2015). Development and promotion of tourism activities in the Bulgarian District of Sliven. Responsibility and Sustainability, 3(1), 59–66. Retrieved from



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