In October 2020, during the continuing epidemic situation in the country, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 493.1 thousand, or by 4.2% above the registered in October 2019.
In October 2020, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 419.1 thousand or by 45.3% less in comparison with October 2019.
A collapse in the trips with all observed purposes was registered: ”holiday and recreation” – by 67.7%, ”professional” – by 57.7% and ”others” (including as guest and passing transit) – by 22.5%.
Transit passes through the country were 53.1% (222.6 thousand) of all visits of foreigners to Bulgaria.
The share of visits of ЕU citizens was 44.7% of the total number of foreigners’ visits to Bulgaria in October 2020 or by 53.1% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
A drop in the visits of citizens from all observed countries was registered. The visits of foreigners from other European countries decreased by 30.9%.