This kind of paper combines reflections on my personal encounters of internship practice in Rome, Italy at among the largest youth campsites, taking international travelleres to renowned heritage travel sites with an analytical review of the key trends and issues from the Bulgarian historical past tourism. We tried to explain the meaning with the HT being a term as well as its dimensions like a SIT phenomena.

The conventional paper provides examination of the importance of HT intended for the Bulgarian tourism like a powerful sector sector as well as the benefits for the local locations. It also pays off attention to the hidden potential of the communist heritage traveler resources as being a new fascination tool to get territorial diversity and new tourist itineraries.

Current HT development can be examined as well, with regard to supply and demand and unique emphasis is put on the near future prospects pertaining to developing a new Strategic Cover cultural historical past tourism in Bulgaria - Naples /Sofia, 2009.

Record data in the EU Conditional Report around the Attitudes in the Europeans toward Tourism – 2009 is used to demonstrate tourists' inspiration and structure of visitor flows.

Key words: traditions, Bulgaria. tourism, culture, expansion, strategy


Importance of HT

At the very beginning of this newspaper it should be emphasised that the Bulgarian Heritage Tourism cannot be analysed separately via Cultural Travel and leisure. It simply could be regarded in the lighting of the total situation and trends in the cultural sector. There is not a special strategic arrange for development of Traditions tourism especially – it truly is woven into the global sector of Bulgarian Cultural tourism. In terms of Traditions as a interpersonal phenomena it could be considered as to concentric circles: -inner group which symbolizes the tradition heart, we. e. classical or the fundamental elements -outer circle which represents the lifestyle of the regional population

The two sectors form Р° solid ethnic product depending on the above definition, several subcategories could be described depending on tourists' motivation and the specific visitor activities: -heritage tourism

-arts travel and leisure

-creative travel and leisure

-urban lifestyle tourism

-rural culture travel

-local culture tourism

-- modern culture tourism

History Tourism is usually interrelated with Cultural travel and all sorts of alternative travel and leisure, and is considered the quickest developing element of tourism – offering top quality experience of ethnical appreciation and historic authenticity. The STAY phenomena (‘special interest tourism'), which is deemed by scientists as an initial drive intended for the growth of travel and leisure, could act as a qualitative distinction application for the introduction of the Bulgarian heritage travel and leisure industry and a major travel for taking advantage of hidden possibilities in Bulgaria.

Despite the existing long customs, heritage and cultural travel in Bulgaria still does not correspond to the rich ethnic heritage in the country also to modern developments in this discipline. Despite the complications of the sector, Bulgarian HT has been developing over the last ten years and is changing into one of the most important factors for the country economy. The citizenry and local specialists, especially in the spots with high number of social heritage destinations, realize that traditions is a huge resource for future advancement and success. The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Record 2009 remarks two primary competitive benefit indicators to get the appropriate utilization of cultural solutions in Getaway – range of heritage sites and sports activities facilities.

Traditions tourism (of Cognitive purposes) in Bulgaria consisits of visiting greater towns with the historical, social and ancient sites appealing. Museum-towns and villages, places of natural splendor, ancient bastion, tombs can be found, together with amazing monasteries and churches.

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