12% tourist inflow growth in Armenia in Jan-June 2018
YEREVAN, August 9. /ARKA/. The inflow of tourists into Armenia grew 12% in Jan-June 2018, Artsvik Minasyan, minister of economic development and investments, said Thursday at a Cabinet session answering Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s question.
He said that the inflow is expected to intensify even more, especially in the autumn.
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In his words, Armenia attracts food and eco tourists, but the number of people visiting the country for other reasons has grown as well.
Many of travelers say they wanted to see the new Armenia.
According to the National Statistical Committee, Armenia hosted 1,494,779 tourists in 2017 and 1,259,657 tourists in 2016 – 18.7% growth. -0—