Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, will soon be home to a world-famous Hilton Hotel - one of an international chain of full-service hotels and resorts owned by the Hilton Hotels Corporation. As of 2008, there were 533 Hilton-branded hotels across the world. … July 24, 2009
Armenia’s national air carrier, Armavia Air Company, will commence a new direct flight between Yerevan and Rome beginning July 15, 2009.
Scheduled daytime flights will be undertaken weekly on a Wednesday with a duration of approximately 4 hours. … July 8, 2009
A group of nine prominent European journalists undertaking a 5-day trip to Armenia recently, as part of a UNWTO-supported familiarization trip, gave the country a big thumbs up.
“People from the US and Europe are looking for something exotic, and … July 8, 2009
In unprecedented steps to boost tourist arrivals, Armenia has introduced a new shorter-stay visa for guests.
Until recently, most visitors to the country could only obtain a 120-day visa at a cost of around US$40. The new legislation means that 21-day … June 12, 2009
Armenia’s efforts in targeting its tourism promotion at the Italian outbound market have paid off. MyAir company, in partnership with Festa Tour Avia will be commencing direct flights between Venice and Yerevan from June 5.Although the flights will … May 26, 2009
Despite the financial crisis and contrary to UNWTO global forecasts, Armenian tourist arrivals have experienced stable growth during the first quarter of 2009.
According to the country’s National Statistical Service, 86,569 tourists visited Armenia … May 13, 2009
From March 29, 2009, travelers leaving Armenia are no longer required to pay an on-the-spot exit tax of AMD 10,000 (approximately €20 or US$27) when leaving through Yerevan’s Zvartnots Airport, the country’s major hub.
Up until recently, passengers … April 20, 2009
In an effort to improve Armenia’s image within its target markets, the Armenian Tourism Development Agency (ADTA) has launched its first large-scale online survey to hear the views and perceptions of existing and potential tour operators.
There … April 7, 2009