Plovdiv joins ArrivalGuides

Gothenburg, Sweden (June 13, 2016) – The city in the seven hills with charming cobblestone streets is the future European Capital of Culture (2019) and, with this in mind, has recently joined the ArrivalGuides destination network to spread the word.

Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria is a picturesque town built on ancient crossroads with a wealth of things to do for the traveler including parks and gardens, museums and archaeological monuments. Plovdiv Tourist Board will make traveler´s experience unforgettable, providing unique and fresh information about the destination, showcasing recommended points of interest and activities with inspirational photos and videos.

Their content will be delivered straight to the traveler via ArrivalGuides´ distribution network of over 340 influential travel brands through digital platforms, mobile apps, booking confirmations, newsletters, in-flight entertainment systems and Smart TV applications. With bookable attraction, event tickets and accommodation, Plovdiv aim to simplify the travelers´ journey to make it a real pleasurable experience.

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“We are happy that The Oldest Continuously – Inhabited City in Europe, Plovdiv is part of ArrivalGuides – the world’s largest distributor of destination content. It is a great opportunity for Plovdiv to share with the whole world the amazing possibilities that European Capital of Culture for 2019 gives to such a wide audience” said Radost Ivanova, Director Tourism Administration, Municipality of Plovdiv.

Magnus Aideborn, CEO of ArrivalGuides said “We are glad to enrich our destination network and add next Capital of Culture – Plovdiv to our diverse palette of global destinations. ArrivalGuides will ensure travelers with immediate inspiration and information they need about Plovdiv, regardless of their location or device they´re using.”

About ArrivalGuides

ArrivalGuides is the world’s largest distributor of destination content, with over 340 distribution partners using our library of destination information, including photos and videos, to improve customer interaction, experience, loyalty and transactions with their brand. Our distribution network consists of major global, influential brands who are using ArrivalGuides’ destination content to drive their travel business across all platforms and digital communications including apps, booking confirmations, newsletters, Smart TV applications and touchscreens. ArrivalGuides’ head office is in Gothenburg, Sweden. For more information, please see arrivalguides.biz and arrivalguides.com.

About Plovdiv

It is the second largest city in Bulgaria with a population of 368,469 people, accounting for 4.6% of the total of the country. Plovdiv is the administrative center of Plovdiv, Municipality Plovdiv, Maritsa Municipality and Municipality Rodopi. Situated in the west of the Bulgarian part of Thrace, passed through it largest river in Bulgaria – Maritsa. The city is divided into two parts. North of Maritsa is located only region ” North ”, also known by its old name Karshiaka and to the south is the main part of the city, including the other five regions.