In news from Armenia’s tourism sector, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan met with hotel operators’ representatives to discuss the possibilities for developing hotel industry in Armenia.
Old Khndzoresk is one of Armenia’s best destinations for hiking and spelunking. The cave village also reminds of the writing of J. R. R. Tolkien.
March began with good news for Indian citizens residing in Oman: they will be granted visa-on-arrival in Yerevan when they choose to travel to Armenia. Previously, only Omani citizens enjoyed the perks of visa-on-arrival, but the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia issued an update late February 2017, offering visa-on-arrival privileges to citizens of India […]
Russians traveling to Armenia will no longer need passport stamps to enter the country. Furthermore, Armenian officials are working to encourage tourism, especially from Russia.
More than 1,260,000 people visited Armenia last year for touristic purposes. Chair of State Tourism Committee is confident the numbers will grow.
Christmas in Armenia is a mix of history, tradition, and religious belief. Years of life under the communist regime influenced celebrations too.
In 2017 travelers from Belgium and Armenia will be able to fly between the two countries with Brussels Airlines.
Last week at MITT 2016, Armenian Ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan attended the opening ceremony of Russia’s most important travel expo.
If a gorgeous diva, a gorgeous man, a striking voice, and a riveting song could help a competitor win Eurovision 2016, then Armenia’s Iveta Mukuchyan should be considered a top competitor in Stockholm. Her video of the song
“LoveWave” is unique among the 43 entries.
North Caucasus airline Grozny Avia will now fly to the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula in between Yerevan, and Crimea’s Simferopol.
According to news from Armenia’s Economic Ministry, some 35,000 Iranian tourists visited the country in the first half of this 2014. Over 495,000 tourists from Iran came to Armenia, an increase of some 17.3% compared to the same period last year.
In hotel news from Armenia, a new Hyatt property is slated to open in 2015. The Hyatt Jermuk will reportedly be an 88-room new-build hotel in the center of Jermuk Resort.