About 90 companies in "country of talking stones" fair in Yerevan

About 90 companies taking part in country of talking stones fair in Yerevan

YEREVAN, May 15, /ARKA/. Eighty-seven Armenian and foreign companies
are showcasing their products and services at the 10-th international
tourism fair in Yerevan. Yeghishe Tanashian, president of the Armenian
Association of Travel Agencies, said at the opening ceremony today
that the fair, called The Country of Talking Stones, has brought to
Yerevan 13 Turkish companies, 6 Georgian, 2 from Tunisia, one from
Nagorno-Karabakh and tens from Armenia.

He said one of the main goals of this exhibition is to enhance
domestic and regional tourism with the help of travel agencies from
regional countries. A deputy Armenian minister of economy Ara
Petrosian described the fair as `a best example of public and private
sectors cooperation.’

The exhibition will run through May 15. It is organized by the
Armenian Association of Travel Agencies, American Society of Travel
Agents with the help of USAID/CAPS.-0-