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Bansko was announced for the winter capital of the Balkans


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One of the most preferable resorts in Bulgaria -Bansko was announced for the winter capital of the Balkans on 30th September. The prestigious prize was presented on a grandiose ceremony in Novi Sad – Serbia, during the International Tourism Fair in the city.
The decision of the Balkan Association was supported by the European and World Association of Hoteliers. Our winter resort received the chance to be nominated for the prize, after an inspection from the Balkan association of hotels and restaurants in May this year.
The mayor of Bansko shared in an interview that he is pleased that Bansko has been recognized as a leading winter destination.He also claimed that ‘Bansko truly deserves the prize for all the improvements made during the past 10 years, which are today appreciated by all guests of the resort.’
This isn’t only a prize for the beauty of the resort and the facilities, which offers, but it is a great advertisement for Bulgaria, as wells as important responsibility for Bansko and requires it to provide excellent hospitality for the beginning of the World Cup for men next year on 26th and 27th February. The competitions will be divided into two disciplines- slalom and super combination (giant slalom).
The prestigious award also shows that Bansko is now closer to the Europeans standards and who knows someday our resort can be announced for the winter capital of the world!