Armenia expects over 800,000 tourists this year, and makes active efforts to boost awareness with foreign visitors.
It’s hard to believe that Noratus is becoming increasingly popular in Armenia, but according to Deputy Head of the Noratus community Vachik Khachatryan, the number of travelers visiting this Gegharkunik province village revolves around 200-300 per day.
Adventure tourism could boost, even double the number of visitors next year, if Armenia plays its cards right.
The city of Yerevan (Armenia) was named as the World Book Capital 2012 at the conclusion of the meeting of the selection committee, which was held at UNESCO Headquarters on 2 July, 2010.
The Alexander Spendiaryan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater is located in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. It takes its name in honor of Alexander Spendiaryan, an Armenian composer who wrote the opera Almast. This opera was the first one that was performed at the complex. The facility did not take on this name until 1938, five years following its official opening.
The Areni-1 winery is a 6,100-year-old winery that discovered in a cave in the village of Areni in the Vayots Dzor province of the Republic of Armenia.
From Ararat to Ani, surrounded by the Caucasus, Armenia holds touristic secrets so many will never learn of. A place of ancient and recent wonder, from her ruined Hittite archeology to post Soviet modernization, the country has so much to offer. Unfortunately the Welcome to Armenia website conveys very little of that country, and that people’s nature. Digital brands are as important as conventional ones where travel is concerned.
Armenia hopes to preserve the symbolism and craftsmanship of Khachkars, Armenian cross-stones.
The new Tatev Revival programme, a public-private partnership initiative implemented by the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, hopes to make Tatev a favorite destination in the country.