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800 thous. tourists visited Armenia in 2012 – public figure

800 thous. tourists visited Armenia in 2012 – public figure

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia pursues inconsistent policy in tourism sector, Armenian Consumers' Association Chairman said.

In this context Armen Poghosyan noted that the number of tourists having visited Armenia this year totaled 800 thous, with Georgia and Azerbaijan having attracted 3 and 1,5 mln. tourists respectively.

He further stressed lack of experienced specialists and investments as factors hindering the development of the infrastructure.

“Though tourism is one of the two priorities for Armenia, there are significant drawbacks in the sector,” Mr. Poghosyan said.

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