YEREVAN, October 15. /ARKA/. Yerevan and St-Petersburg need to rehabilitate their historic economic and tourism relations, head of St Petersburg committee for tourism Alexander Shapkin said.
Shapkin expressed hope his city’s tourist companies will be represented in Armenia and Armenian tour operators will have their rep offices in St. Petersburg.
“Armenia is a very beautiful, very picturesque, hospitable, friendly country, and it is a pity Armenia’s is deprived of attention from Russian tourists”, Shapkin told ARKA.
Shapkin said there were package tours to Armenia for Russian tourists even 20 years ago. St Petersburg in its turn can offer a lot of new and interesting to Armenian tourists, Shapkin said.
Head of development and investment programs of Yerevan Municipality Armen Harutiunyan, in his turn, said there is an agreement of cooperation between the two cities and a new format of communication between the two municipalities and businessmen.–0--