Bansko Blog: Newsletter

Oct 20, 2020 No Comments by

Welcome to the Bansko Blog newsletter. We have much to talk about, but most importantly, I hope that you are keeping well and safe. This article is taken from my regular newsletter which is normally only available to newsletter subscribers. But I wanted to give you a feel for the sort of content you can […]

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How Tourism was Devastated: What are the prospects for Bansko in 2021?

Oct 12, 2020 No Comments by

In my last article I took a speculative view on how things may play out for Bansko tourism this winter. But what are the facts about the summer season? For these we have figures for foreign tourist arrivals in Bulgaria released monthly by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) have taken on a new immediacy because […]

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Will You Come To Bansko This Winter? Poll Results

Sep 28, 2020 No Comments by

Are you coming to Bansko? This was the question I put to @bansko twitter followers. The results are shown below: At this stage, 59% waiting of followers are waiting see how covid changes the situation. They will then book. But there are 22% who have already booked flights. Only 13% say they will not come […]

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Will Bansko Open For The 2020/21 Ski Season?

Sep 08, 2020 No Comments by

The Bansko ski season 2020/21 is fast approaching and of course it’s the time for speculation for everyone connected to the winter season in the mountains — wherever they may be thinking of going. The short answer to this question is that, as we understand things, that Bansko WILL BE OPEN. There is a chance […]

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Flying Safe: What Are Some Tips to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19?

Jul 24, 2020 No Comments by

Scientists predict that developing a vaccine to combat the pandemic could run till next year. People have begun to learn how to cope with the infection. The infection that the public thought would dissipate quickly continues to surge across the globe five months later. The pandemic pushed world economies to shutdowns, causing job losses and […]

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What’s Going On In Bulgaria And Why

Jul 22, 2020 No Comments by

In these weeks of drama and turmoil in Bulgaria, there has been no satisfactory explanation in the Bulgarian-language media, nor in the foreign media, as to what is happening in Bulgaria and why. So I turn to Clive Leviev-Sawyer of the sofiaglobe.com to make sense of it all. With many people coming to Bansko this […]

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Bansko Jazz Festival Programme: 8th to 14th August 2020

Jun 24, 2020 No Comments

The final program of the 23rd International Jazz Festival from 8th to 14th August 2020 in Bansko is here: The Jazz Fest facebook page says that “due to hygiene precautions regarding the emergency situation, in the square in Bansko, in the sitting places, 500 people will be allowed to buy tickets for every night of […]

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