Entries by Mike Black

Gabrovo Art & Culture Event

Mike Black, Owner/Founder of NDN, is on the Panel of the first Gabrovo Art & Culture Event held in this Bulgarian city. Several guest speakers discuss Art, Culture and the finance needed for this sector to be sustainable in Bulgaria now and in the future. This is followed by several artists performances, B2B Meetings and Networking food and drink. If […]

Plovdiv Wineries/Municipality start new project

The Municipality of Plovdiv, 8 wineries from the region and one wine bar joined efforts into developing a wine route, by creating the first common wine map. Next step is to arrange organised tours from the city!! Park Hotel Plovdiv have already offered their cooperation to be a meeting point/centre for the project. www.newdestinationsnetwork.com

Park Hotel Plovdiv, Bulgaria – A place to relax

Park Hotel Plovdiv, Bulgaria, which it rapidly becoming one of the popular in the city alsPark Hotel Plovdiv, Bulgaria, which it rapidly becoming one of the popular in the city also has a relaxing and chilled out Spa too!! So after a day of meetings, have a walk through Lauta Park, which entrance is right […]

Plovdiv – thousands on the street

Plovdiv Celebrates 130 Years of Unification of Bulgaria. Long story, but today celebrates the day the last two ‘groups’ of separate believes joined together in Plovdiv after many years of wars between different army’s. Thousands of people watched a march through the city and enactment. It was followed by modern street acts and a fire […]

Park Hotel Plovdiv

Back in Plovdiv, where New Destinations Network started, well sort of? Here for a couple of events, it was Children’s Day today (lose translation) and then 130 Years Anniversary of Unification tomorrow. I could choice from many Hotels in the city, as it has a lot, but The Park Hotel Plovdiv is my choice. Friendly, […]

Orehovo – Work and play – 4&5/9/15

Orehovo Village and their hard working occupants are trying there best with limited funding to improve the region for visitors. Boris, Poley and George from Konakat Hotel are some of the actively ones trying to do this? Today we made way through mountain paths to Cehebo, a famous chapel and pick nick spot. Although this […]

Orehovo – Visiting the mountains 4/9/2015

Returning to Orehovo in Sept is a great, as last time members of New Destinations Network were here it was in the winter. It had stunning snow filled views with frozen rivers and waterfalls, which was an amazing and natural thing to see. Now, at the end of the summer months, the views and scenery […]

Orehovo – Revisted 3/9/15

The beautiful mountain town of Orehovo, Bulgaria was one of the first(so called) smaller destinations that we visited and added to NDN. It was stunning in its untouched and tradional look, but also the beauty it possesses! There have been many changes to this great location and it has had its best year to date, […]

Plovdiv – Together for the children – 5th Sept 2015

Plovdiv together for the children Its been one year since we were nominated for European Capital of culture. One year since we took the big challenge . We dedicate this to the kids. On 5th of September Plovdiv 2019 #together with various partners is organizing numerous workshops and interactive entertainment for kids and their parents. […]

Hotels in Amsterdam

The Amsterdam area has more than 350 hotels, so you’re sure to find lodging within your budget and in a convenient location. In 2015 and coming years, new interesting hotel properties will be added all over the city, such as, in the luxury segment, The Hoxton, Sir ADAM, W and Hyatt Regency. The new hostels […]

Rep Of Macedonia wants Jaguar/Landrover deal

Invest Macedonia the British arm of business interest in the UK is appealing for help in tracing the person responsible for the acquisition of land for Jaguar/Landrover. Although not official, the rumours of this very British company wanting to set-up in Eastern Europe is growing daily. It was even mentioned in the        The Telegraph Newspaper, […]

Teacher/Pupil Exchange in Georgia (Eastern Europe)

ICARUS is a N(N)LP Vocational College in Tbilis, Georgia (Eastern Europe) and runs a number of courses, that they are very proud of and wish to share with other educational establishments Worldwide. They are looking for ‘exchange programmes’ for lecturers, teachers and pupils in a number of subjects, but especially in tourism hospitality and business […]

Plovdiv, Bulgaria – European Capital Of Culture 2019

New Destinations Network is working with the Municipality of Plovdiv and the Institute to Promote 2019. We are looking for any partners, especially investors, who wish to take advantage of the promotion and advertising surrounding this great accolade. The Events and Worldwide Coverage will increase over the coming years as it approaches, plus the full programme of […]

Tela, Honduras – Only place to be seen in February 2016

MUSICXWELLNESS – Tela Bay Therapy Festival Indura Beach and Golf Resort in Honduras, Central America. What are you doing between the 12th and 14th February 2016? No matter what it is, don’t do it and come to Tela. Do you like white beaches, music, therapy’s, chilling, dancing, sunshine, drinking, training, eating, site seeing or even […]

Plovdiv – 130 Years Anniversary of Bulgarian Unification Celebrations

130 years from the Unification of Bulgaria 6th Septmeber 2015 9:30-11:00am – marathon from Saedinenie (city near Plovdiv) to Plovdiv. 40 years since the first 6th of September marathon. 10:00am – a mass in the Saint Virgin Marry church. 12:30pm – Concert of the brass-band of Plovdiv at sq. „Stefan Stambolov” (in front of the […]

Georgia joins New Destinations Network

NEW DESTINATIONS NETWORKS – WELCOMES GEORGIA With the assistance of Georgia Travel Services Tbilisi, Kakheti and Borjomi are added to New Destinations Network. Three totally contrasting destinations in one country; Capital City which is a hive of activity, Wine district with stunning countryside and mountains and  Spa and Health region where you can drink, eat and relax in […]

Plovdiv International Tourism Meeting

Between the 25th and 28th November 2015 the 7th International Meeting of Tourism will be held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (City of the Capital of Culture 2019). This event is arranged by The Municipality Of Plovdiv and their partners, who want to show the world what an amazing city they have, but also it enable businesses to […]

Amsterdam – Festive seasons gets underway

With the opening of the Keukenhof and the start of the festival season, Amsterdam is gearing up for the summer. Besides encouraging you to see the tulips bloom or visit one of the 300 festivals that Amsterdam hosts annually, we like to tell you about new developments within the region. For example, in mid-2015 Experience […]

Orehovo Newspaper Reviews

New Destinations Network reached out into the mountains of Bulgaria and found a hidden gem. Orehovo is a tranquil village that is virtually 100% self sufficient. Mountains, valleys, streams, wild life, views, attractions, home made food and drink. The visit of NDN to the region, created a lot of attenetion and was in all the […]

Blue Air add route from Liverpool Airport

BlueAir a Romanian Airline with over 10 years experience of flying low cost flights throughout Europe, have added to their destinations and airports. Due to an increased number of flyers from the UK to Romania and visa versa, they have added a service from Liverpool to Bucharest and return. They will be using Boeing 737-400 […]

Plovdiv – Capital Of Culture 2019

The Independent Selection Panel responsible for assessing the Bulgarian cities competing to be European Capital of Culture in 2019 has recommended that Plovdiv should be awarded the title. the other three cities short-listed after the initial selection round in December 2013 were Sofia, Varna and Veliko Turnovo. The formal nomination of Plovdiv by the EU’s Council […]