The Government in Bucharest will invest EUR 325 million by 2008 in national tourism programs ranging from the modernization of skiing facilities to the development of Black Sea, Danube Delta and balneary resorts, it was announced today.

One program, amounting to 130 million euro, is aimed at bringing winter sports facilities in Carpathian resorts to international levels. 90 millions will be sent in another program to improve tourism infrastructure in balneary resorts, while 30 millions will go to the development of mountain chalets and secured routes.

A balanced development program for the Danube Delta and Black Sea resorts will receive 60 million euro, aimed at obtaining Blue Flag level for Romanian beaches.

And 15 million will go for a program aimed at promoting the cultural patrimony of Romania, "Sibiu – Cultural European Capital 2007".