Monday, May 15 2017 18:18
Alina Hovhannisyan

Zarmine Zejtuntsyan: Information centers for tourists in Armenia will be consolidated 

Zarmine Zejtuntsyan: Information centers for tourists in Armenia will be consolidated 

ArmInfo. Within the purpose  of consolidation of information centers for tourists the State Committee on Tourism arranged a meeting with representatives of entities acting in Armenia. This was stated to journalists  on May 15  by Zarmine Zejtuntsyan, the Head of  State Committee on Tourism under the Ministry of  Economic Development and Investments, mentioning that it is supposed to join all the entities under one single brand and within one single model of cooperation. " It is very important that tourist could understand he works with a structure of state level," she said.

Answering the question of ArmInfo Zejtuntsyan mentioned that this year the Government approved the funding of information centers in 5 cities and towns of Armenia - Garni, Goris, Gyumri, Sevan and Dilijan.  "Our choice is preconditioned by regular visits of tourists exactly to this areas," Zaejtuntsyan noted.

According to Zejtuntsyan, the funding assumes the provision of salaries for IC employees. She said also that 2 employees will work at every center of  five. " The aggregate volume of  project funding  formed AMD 81 mln, and next year we will expand the list of areas," she mentioned, adding that it is planned to set an information center at Meghri border for Iranian tourists.

Particularly, at information centers the tourists will be  provided with all the information they are interested in regarding the transport, routes in Armernia, maps etc. " If we are intended to consolidate the tourism sector in Armenia, it is necessary to improve the quality of services first, " she summarized.  To remind, the State Committee on Tourism under the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments was set in October 2016.

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