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In the first quarter of 2014, 348,500 tourists were welcomed in hotels and other accommodation options, which is 15.7 percent more than in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Central Statistical...
09.06.2014 Katy Perry to appear in Riga next March
Pop diva Katy Perry will perform in "Arena Riga" on March 15 next year in what will be her only concert in the Baltic countries, as spokesman Kristaps Karklins, told LETA.
09.06.2014 Riga visited by 19% more tourists in Q1
In the first quarter of this year, Riga hotels and other accommodation establishments registered 193,698 foreign visitors, or 19 percent more than in the first quarter of 2013, whereas the average number of...
The tourist guidebook publisher "Lonely Planet", in its latest e-book about Europe's top secret travel destinations, has included scenic Sigulda, and Latvian sauna traditions.
09.06.2014 ''Hilton'' to enter Latvian hotel market
The ''Hilton'' hotel chain intends to enter the Latvian market in 2016 with a new ''Hilton Garden Inn'' hotel in Riga, ''Hilton Worldwide'' informs.
For decades, the Corner House stood as a silent reminder of Russian oppression. Now, the former KGB headquarters are open and exposing the horrors committed against the people of Riga.
As the weather heats up (cools down, then heats up again), I took myself on a little terrace tour of Riga to find the best spots for summer – when it finally arrives and stays.
airBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia that in the previous week added a seasonal route to Bourgas, continued to expand its seasonal offering from Riga (RIX), this time with the launch of a...
The tour operator Mouzenidis Travel on Wednesday, 4 June, launched flights from Riga to the greenest and most popular Greek island Corfu. The flights will be operated by the tour operator’s...
Latvian airline airBaltic has launched a new summer route between Riga and the Romanian capital of Bucharest, starting June 3, 2014. This is the first direct route between Bucharest and the Baltic region.