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08.10.2013 -Late cruise news 2014 is a special year for Riga
Riga is the European Capital of Culture next year so what better year to host the Cruise Europe (CE) conference. From May 6 to 8 the Freeport of Riga Authority (FRA) and the city will host CE members,...
A little more than two years ago, I had never heard of Riga, the capital of Latvia. In recently chiding myself for not remembering my European capitals from sixth-grade geography (I am 58, after all), I was...
The annual Latvian National Opera (LNO) awards ceremony and concert, sponsored by "Latvijas Gaze", will be held Wednesday evening, September 18.
An expert team today decided that director Janis Nords' feature film "Mother, I Love You" would vie for an Academy Award nomination as Best Foreign Language Film.
Latvian national airline "airBaltic" will introduce an additional flight frequency from Riga to Brussels, the airline's spokesman Janis Vanags told the business information portal ''...
26.08.2013 "Lux Express" to offer free rides from Riga to Liepaja for one month in protest against subsidies to public transport companies
"Lux Express", the Baltic countries' largest bus operating company, will offer free bus rides from Riga to Liepaja and back for one month starting from next Monday, August 26, in protest...
26.08.2013 -BNN – Baltic News Network Latvia’s hotels see an increase in the number of serviced guests
The number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments in Q2 of this year comprised 471.2 thousand people, which is 10.5% more than in the same period of the last year.
Latvia’s current tourism attraction model is more suited to attracting mature tourists, not young people, and if we want to expand our tourism range, we need to think about forming new market offers....
26.08.2013 200,000 attend Riga City Festival
Around 200,000 people attended the Riga City Festival from August 16 to August 18, the Riga City Council informed LETA.
08.08.2013 -LETA Theater performances, live music and sporting events to dominate Riga City Festival
This month, August 16-18, a lengthy list of events, dominated by theater, music, sports and recreation, will make up the annual Riga City Festival, as today's press conference informed.