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Armenia and Artsakh Attend World Travel Market Exhibition in Excel London

Armenia and Artsakh participated at the World Travel Market in London On 5-7 November the city of London hosted the famous World Travel Market, where many countries and more than 50.000 representatives of tourism sector participated and advertised their programs and destinations. With the support and participation of the Armenian Tourism Development Foundation, the Armenian […]

The Times: On the trail of Europe’s three-legged leopard

The Times (London) May 31, 2014 Saturday On the trail of Europe’s three-legged leopard by Simon Barnes This is the column that supports the underdog. It also supports the underleopard, and I’m proud to be reporting from the front line of the battle to ensure its continued existence. I’m just back from Armenia, where I’ve […]

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty A relatively unexplored paradise, Armenia is blessed with three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country is a tourist’s delight because of its wide array of wines, number of festivals, and pre-historic Christian monuments, taking one back in time and its beautiful landscape. TravelBiz Monitor takes a closer […]

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia by Vahé Peroomian GLENDALE— Vahé Peroomian’s recently published e-book, A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia is a 220-page collection of 12 sweeping photo essays chronicling Peroomian’s travels and experiences in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh from 2004 to 2011, during […]

Number of Foreign Tourists to Nagorno-Karabakh Grows Rapidly

YEREVAN, Armenia – The number of foreign tourists visiting Nagorno-Karabakh is continuing to increase rapidly after substantial growth recorded in recent years, authorities in the Armenian-populated territory said on Monday. Official figures released by the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Tourism Department show a doubling of visitors in the first quarter of this year.According to the department, some […]

Body and soul in Armenia

In AD301, Armenia became the first country to adopt Christianity as its national religion. Indeed, many think of it as Christianity’s real birthplace. I have just walked through the Etchmiadzin Cathedral in Armenia’s capital Yerevan, which is the oldest state-built church in the world, constructed between AD301 and AD303 by Saint Gregory the Illuminator. I […]

Aznavour honoured at Golden Apricot Festival

The 10th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival has taken centre stage in Armenia. More than 200 films from 90 nations are on the schedule for the annual event. Internationally acclaimed director Atom Egoyan is the Honorary Chairman of the Festival Egoyan explained the attraction of the venue: “Armenia has always been at the crossroads […]

Tamada Tales: Wet ‘n Wild in Armenia

Armenians were busy dousing each other with buckets of water on July 7 both to cool down in the scorching summer heat and to celebrate the miracle of Jesus Christ. Or the pagan goddess Astghik. Or Noah and his ark. Or just to get wet. Mention Vardavar in Armenia and the locals “will look at […]

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