CTS2010 (Caucasus Travel Show) International 10th Annual Tourism Fair took place on 14-15 May, 2010 at the “Moscow” cinema theatre in Yerevan. The fair was officially opened by Ara Petrosyan, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, Management of the Armenian Association of Travel Agents (AATA) and Dr. Jatinder Cheema, USAID Mission Director in Armenia.
Opening remarks and speeches have been delivered also by the management of German Technical Cooperation Yerevan office (GTZ), President of Ecotourism Committee of TURSAB (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies), President of the Chamber of Commerce of Van and representative of Georgian Tourist Association (GTA).
CTS2010 is a remarkable event, which is organized by the Armenian Association of Travel Agents (AATA) and Armenian Chapter of American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy of Armenia.
The fair is organized in cooperation with the main supporting partner USAID “Competitive Armenian Private Sector” (CAPS) project. General sponsors of CTS2010 are German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Czech Airlines and Armenian Hotel Association.
CTS2010 Tourism Fair was aimed at the development of regional tourism and first time there was an incredible number of participants from Turkey, particularly from the region of Van with the delegation of 40 people, as well as participants from Georgia, Tunisia and Nagorno Karabagh.