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“Conservation of the Ruins of the 10th-Century Dashtadem Fortress, Phase 2″

The goal of the project funded by US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation is to preserve the most critically endangered parts of the ruins of the 10th-Century Dashtadem Fortress (Phase II). AMAP Human Development NGO  continued and finalized the cleaning of the inner citadel and its surrounding wall area and the general site of the […]

February 7th, 2018|Current Projects, What We Do|
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Annual Report 2016

AMAP’s annual report for 2016 with descriptions of each site served and activity undertaken–some of our fans call our reports more mini-guides to Armenia’s wonders than reports of our activities–open the PDF file, see for yourself and tell us what you would like us to undertake in the coming years!

AMAP Annual Report 2016- (PDF, 8.53 […]

February 1st, 2017|Annual Reports|
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The Digital Economy, Culture and Tourism in the Black Sea Region

For the detailed article please visit the link below.

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“Conservation of the Late 17th-Century Church of Saint Sargis”

The goal of the project funded by U.S. Ambassador’s Fund For Cultural Preservation is to preserve the most critically endangered parts of the late medieval Saint Sargis (Saint John the Baptist) Church in Meghri, Armenia, which is an outstanding and exceedingly rare example of the Persian-Armenian style design. Its magnificent interior frescoes are unmatched in the Caucasus […]

January 23rd, 2017|Current Projects|
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AMAP renews panels at Khor Virap

Getting ready for the Pope’s visit in Armenia, starting June 24: renewing and placing 10 interpretive panels (with companion mobile app) at Khor Virap, with a stunning view of the biblical Mt. Ararat, believed to be the place Noah landed after the flood. Fingers crossed he’ll have chance to read one or two, they’re in […]

June 25th, 2016|News, Press Releases, Updates and announcements|
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TATON Newsletter Spring 2016

We are happy to share with you TATON Newsletter (Spring 2016): this time we are sharing with you the voices of our Travel Operators and humbly present our achievements.

We hope that you will enjoy reading.

May 5th, 2016|Newsletters|

Dashtadem Fortress Preservation Project Summary

Within the Project implementation period from September 2013 till December 2015, two main activities have been undertaken:

The site of the fortress has been cleaned of the modern structures, the remnants of the houses # 1 and 3 with their auxiliary structures.
Excavation on the territory of the inner fortress wall has been carried out.

The excavations aimed […]

May 4th, 2016|Bridges, Press Releases, TATON|
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Cooperation meeting with Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, USA

AMAP Human Development NGO met with Smithsonian International Office at National Museum of American Indians in Washington DC, USA. Carolyn Rapkievian coordinated the meeting. Smithsonian International Office introduced their USAID-funded project to develop cultural tourism in Armenia. Solimar International agency contracted to work on this has a list of 3000 travel agencies, which they will access to promote the […]

May 3rd, 2016|Bridges, Press Releases, TATON|
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TATON at the Washington DC Adventure and Travel Show

February 20-21, 2016, TATON (Turkish & Armenian Tour Operators Network) attended the Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show that was held at the Washington Convention Center.  Seven tour operators of the network attended the Show presenting their products and promoting the region under the booth “Mt. Ararat: Caravan of Dreams”.

A guaranteed tour package for Turkey, […]

April 12th, 2016|Bridges, Press Releases, TATON|
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TATON at the New York Times Travel Show

January 8-10, TATON (Turkish & Armenian Tour Operators Network) attended 2015 New York Times Travel Show for the first time.  Eight Tour Operators in the network (Turkish and Armenian) attended the event, and represented the entire membership, while promoting their own cross-border touristic products.

TATON is a product of the USAID-funded Bridges Project which is managed […]

April 12th, 2016|Bridges, Press Releases, TATON|