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Sunny Beach of Slanchev Bryag, klein opgericht in 1958 is uitgegroeid tot de grootste vakantiebestemming van het land rijk aan recreatie-, sport- en gokgelegenheden. Niet langer alleen voor Bulgaren maar sinds decennia is het ook een trekpleister voor tal van buitenlandse toeristen en ondernemers. Het gebied draagt nu aanzienlijk bij aan het jaarlijkse bruto binnenlands product van de provincie.
The construction of Sunny Beach
The planning of Sunny Beach dates from 1957, and construction began by decree of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria in what geographers called ‘the small Nessebar desert’ (north of the Nessebar Strait): endless dunes forming sands including two wells of geraniums from which the inhabitants of the peninsula drink water.
June 1, 1959 – opening of the first restaurant “Neptune”.
During the afforestation of Sunny Beach costed more than BGN 150 million to execute next works:
550,000 m³ of fertile soil were transferred to the territory of the complex,
300,000 coniferous and deciduous large-sized trees were planted,
770,000 ornamental shrubs,
July 4, 1995 Sunny Beach is the first Bulgarian resort to be awarded the Blue Flag eco award, erected by a beach ritual in front of the Europe Hotel on .
September 22, 1969 The millionth tourist of the complex was registered on .
August 30, 1973 The two millionth tourist of the complex was registered on .
June 15, 1981 The five millionth tourist was registered on .
Official statistics show that for the period 1959 – 1988 7 699 100 people were vacationing in Sunny Beach, of which 5 162 600 were foreign tourists and 2 536 590 Bulgarian citizens.
In 1989 it has 108 hotels with over 27,000 beds and over 130 restaurants, attractions and public places, night clubs, bars and discos, coffee shops and aperitifs.
Sunny Beach EAD was a 100% state-owned joint-stock company until March 14, 1994, when it was announced for privatization by the Privatization Agency.
July 16, 1997 , after the sale by the state of 25% of the company’s capital through the first wave of mass privatization, the name of the issuer was changed to Sunny Beach AD.