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

You are here

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.

Related news
Construction company "Arcers" has completed for inspection the regional multifunctional arts center/concert hall "Gors", also known as the Embassy of Latgale, "Arcers"...
"Nordea" Riga Marathon has been awarded the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label, becoming the first marathon in Northern Europe to...
December 13-14,  management at Kalnciems Quarter (Riga-Pardaugava) urges one and all to get in the Christmas spirit by visiting the colourful Yuletide fairs and markets in and around the city. Taking...
“Let's Talk About Fashion!”/„Parunāsim par modi!” is the name given the traveling  exhibition opening November 25th in the new Latvian National Library in Riga. This is just one of many special events...