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Comparative Analysis of Hotel Accommodation Facilities in Bulgaria
Plamen Lakov

Last modified: 2018-02-12


Sustained growth in tourism sector is also related to the development of one of its key branch: hotel industry. The success of the destination on the tourist market depends, to a great extent, on the provision of quality hotel services. On the other hand, the capacity or the accommodation facilities determine the possibilities for utilization of the tourist territory. These circumstances raise the question of accommodation development in the focus of tourism research. In this paper the author aims to explore the development of the accommodation facilities in Bulgaria during different historical periods. The period from 1947 to the present day is divided as follows: "Socialist" (1947-1989); the end of the XX century and the beginning of the XXI century; Contemporary period. Relevant analyzes and summaries have been made. The official data from the National Statistical Institute and the Ministry of Tourism are used for the analysis


hotel, camping, hut, categorization, accommodation facilities, overnight stay.


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