In total there were 8.6% more visitors in the 1st half of 2013 than in the same period of the previous year. Of these 69.7% were foreign tourists and 30.3% – residents of Latvia. Similar breakdown of visitors was also in the previous quarters. Increase in the number of foreign visitors comprised 12.3%, but in the number of Latvian travellers – 6.5% if compared to Q2 of the previous year, according to data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia.
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