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18.06.2014 Kalnciema Quarter to mark Summer Solstice

The astronomical occurence known as Summer Solstice - June 21 – will be a special day for Riga’s Kalnciema Quarter as the traditional...

09.06.2014 "airBaltic" launches flights from Riga to Burgas, Bulgaria

Latvian airline "airBaltic" has launched summer flights from Riga to Burgas, Bulgaria in cooperation with the international tour operator "Tez Tour", as the airline told the "Nozare...

09.06.2014 Number of tourists in Latvian hotels up 15.7% in Q1

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...

09.06.2014 Latvian saunas among "Lonely Planet's" top secret travel destinations

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.

09.06.2014 -thedailybeast.com Secret KGB Torture House Opens Its Doors in Riga

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.

09.06.2014 -baltictimes.com Searching for summer and Valmiermuiza: A terrace tour 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.

09.06.2014 -anna.aero airBaltic makes Palma de Mallorca its second Spanish destination

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...