As such, I was thrilled to come across the article below just this week. Armenia has so much to offer and is such a remarkable destination for religious tourism - especially with its incredible history and heritage of faith through the centuries. I believe it will be one of the great new destinations for people in faith.
After you read the article below, I encourage you to visit the official tourist office website for Armenia:
Holy Echmiadzin promotes religious tourism in Armenia
11 July, 2012
As information department briefed Armenpress, administrative department head of the Holy See of Echmiadzin Bishop Edward Babayan came up with an opening speech.
Referring to the need for the development of religious tourism, the Bishop emphasized the launch of such seminaries stating they will be of continuous nature. The spiritual representative also presented the efforts of Holy See made in that direction aimed at acquainting its pilgrims and tourists with Armenian people national and spiritual values.
Then Ara Petrosyan , Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia expressed his gratitude to the Holy See for the development of such importance tourism industry branch, stating such meetings are also strengthening the cooperation between the companies involved in this sector and the Holy See.
The meeting was concluded by the reception in newly opened ‘’Agape’’ pilgrimage hall.