Armenia and Karabakh at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show


March 19-20, 2011

The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Karabakh (Artsakh) participated at the prestigious Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show, for the second consecutive year. Both countries made their first appearance at the largest travel show in the United States in 2010, and left a lasting impression on thousands of visitors, professional tour operators and travel agents.

The joint Armenia-Artsakh booth featured major Armenian travel companies giving the visitors travel information, guide books, films, video clips, as well as national culinary delights.

The “Visit Armenia, It Is Beautiful” logo was prominently displayed on a huge poster, colorful flyers, post cards and bumper stickers were distributed to visitors.

Armenuhi Harutyunyan and Ara Boyadjian

Dancers from the Vartan and Siranoush Gevorkian International Dance Academy in Burbank performed dances to ethnic songs both days of the travel show.

Representatives of Levon Travel and Sidon Travel, who both offer tours to Armenia, were present at the Armenia booth both days explaining to visitors the logistics of traveling to Armenia. Several tour operators from Armenia and Artsakh also traveled to Los Angeles to be a part in this travel show.

The illustrious and eminent travel show, with over 400 exhibitors, is one of the largest travel shows in the West Coast. Travel agents, tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, tourist offices, sister city associations and tour related companies meet travel suppliers from all around the world, to exchange knowledge and information about availability of accommodations, tours, transportation and all other travel services.

The joint participation of Armenia and Artsakh to the Travel and Adventure Show is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles and the Armenian American Chamber of Commerce in coordination with the Armenian Development Agency and the two Sister cities of Los Angeles and Yerevan.

Contact: Consulate General of The Republic Of Armenia in Los Angeles. 1000 N. Central Ave., #200, Glendale, CA 91202 Telephone: (818) 265-5900 facsimile: (818) 265-3800