According to news from Aircompany Armenia, the airline still remains in the red but insists it will become financially successful in three years’ time.
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.
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 news from one of Armenia’s most remote regions, the National Statistical Service (NKR) reports that visits to ancient Karabakh were 36.9% higher for 2012 than visits from the previous year.
News from Yerevan, the Popok international Advertising Festival kicked off today. Organized by the Armenian Ad Council in connection with the city of Yerevan, the festival is slated to offer new concepts in advertising in Armenia’s capital.
Adventure tourism could boost, even double the number of visitors next year, if Armenia plays its cards right.
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.