YEREVAN, April 11. / ARKA /. The South Caucasus Railway (SCR), a Russian company operating Armenia’s railroads, said today it is taking part in an international tourism exhibition called ‘Caucasus Tourism Fair - 2014” that opened today in Tbilisi, the capital of neighboring Georgia.
It said its pavilion was visited today by deputy prime minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili, who was told about SCR’s services for passengers traveling between Armenia and Georgia, and especially about the trains taking Armenian holidaymakers to Georgian Black Sea resorts in summer season.
SCR representatives spoke also about the company’s plans for further improvement of the quality of passenger services, online ticket sales program and prospects for railway tourism development.
The SCR is participating in the exhibition together with Armenian Universal Travel Company, with which it has developed a special railway tour.
The exhibition held at Georgia Exhibition Center will run until April 13. It is organized by Georgia Exhibition Center with the support of the Ministry of Economy of Georgia and the Municipality of Tbilisi.
South Caucasus Railways is a 100% subsidiary of state-run Russian Railways that was awarded a concesional management of SCR. The 30 year contract was signed in 2008. It can be prolonged for another 10 years. -0-