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Good year forecast for business tourism in Latvia

Tourism industry dropped dramatically in 2009, while this year its turnover has spiked 35%. This allows to claim that tourism industry has been stabilising and 2011 will round up as a successful year, Irena Riekstina, head of Carlson Wagonlit Travel/Kaleva Travel, told the news portal Baltic News Network.

Tourism industry dropped dramatically in 2009, while this year its turnover has spiked 35%. This allows to claim that tourism industry has been stabilising and 2011 will round up as a successful year, Irena Riekstina, head of Carlson Wagonlit Travel/Kaleva Travel, told the news portal Baltic News Network.

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