X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Up to 10,000 Russian guests could see in New Year in Latvia

02.01.2012 | Nozare.lv

8,000-10,000 Russian tourists could be visiting Latvia on New Year's Eve, tourism agency "Meeting Tour Travel & SPA Consultants" director Iveta Kravale told "Nozare.lv".

8,000-10,000 Russian tourists could be visiting Latvia on New Year's Eve, tourism agency "Meeting Tour Travel & SPA Consultants" director Iveta Kravale told "Nozare.lv".

Kravale informed that the company plans to welcome around 2,000 foreign guests from December 30 to January 8 and nearly all of them are from Russia.

"Knowing the capacity of our rivals and the situation in Latvian hotels, I can assume that around 8,000-10,000 Russian tourists will be in Latvia during this period," said Kravale, adding that the number of foreign tourists in Latvia this year will increase by 30-40 percent.

According to the Latvian Association of Hotels and Restaurants, 7,000 to 10,000 foreign guests could arrive in Riga to see in the New Year. The current number of bookings indicates that the hotels will be full on New Year's Eve.

Related news
The largest music and art festival in the Baltic States - ''Positivus Festival'', will be organized once again this year in Latvia, the festival's organizer Girts Majors said in an...
The international film festival "Baltic Pearl" will take place in Riga in September. This year's program will include both the most outstanding films from 2010 and 2011, that have excited...
Churches, Art Nouveau architecture and the Central Market have been named the most popular tourist sites in Riga, according to a survey carried out by the business information portal ''Nozare.lv...
For the second year in a row, the Riga City Council is providing the opportunity for residents and tourists to celebrate Midsummer "Ligo!" night in Old Town between Akmens and Vansu bridges June...