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Ameriks says all set in Riga for new tourism season

26.04.2011 | Nozare.lv

Riga, April 19 - Riga Vice Mayor Andris Ameriks (Latvia's First Party/Latvia's Way) said after a meeting with tourism agencies and companies affiliated with the tourism sector that Riga was prepared for a new summer tourism season.

Riga, April 19 - Riga Vice Mayor Andris Ameriks (Latvia's First Party/Latvia's Way) said after a meeting with tourism agencies and companies affiliated with the tourism sector that Riga was prepared for a new summer tourism season.

During the meeting, Ameriks informed about the job done by the Riga City Council for a successful tourism season - Riga Tourism Development Bureau now had an LVL 1.5 million budget, extra funds for the "Live Riga" promotional campaign, new public toilets in Riga, that will be built this year, new tourism information centers, etc.

Riga hopes to be visited by one million tourists this year, said Ameriks. Last year, 860,000 tourists visited Riga altogether.

At the meeting, reports were also presented by Riga Tourism Development Bureau, Latvian Hotel and Restaurant Association, Association of Latvian Tourism Agencies and Operators, Foreign Affairs Ministry and Riga City Council's Safety and Security Department.

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