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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|

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|
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AMAP and TATON to attend New York Times Travel Show Summit with World-Class Lineup Of Experts

New Conference Will Feature Mark Benioff, Reid Hoffman, Amy Cuddy, Gen. Stanley McCrystal And Others

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2015 – The New York Times announces today a new addition to its portfolio of conferences, the “New Work Summit,” which will bring together a world-class array of experts – CEOs, neurologists, data scientists, psychologists and others […]

December 3rd, 2015|Press Releases|
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TATON and AMAP to attend NYT Travel Show 2016 January 8-10 at the Javits Center

The 2016 New York Times Travel Show Invites Travel Professionals to Trade Day
Friday, Jan. 8, at the Javits Center

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NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2015 – The 2016 New York Times Travel Show invites travel industry professionals to join its Trade Day on Friday, Jan. 8, at the Jacob K. […]

December 3rd, 2015|Press Releases|