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19.04.2013 "Tallink" buys new ferry for Riga-Stockholm route

"Hansalink Limited", a subsidiary of the Estonian shipping company "Tallink Grupp", and Finnish shipping company "Viking Line ABP" came to an agreement on the purchase of...

19.04.2013 Latvia's "Brainstorm" to perform at Glastonbury Festival this summer

The Latvian pop-rock band ''Brainstorm'' (''Prata Vetra'') will perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom, where they will take the stage the same...

02.04.2013 Over 40,000 to participate in XXV Song and Dance Festival

The XXV Nationwide Song and XV Dance Festival, which will take place in Riga from June 30 to July 7, will gather over 40,000 participants, the director of the Latvian National Culture Center Dace Melbarde...

02.04.2013 Three Riga hotels join ''Wellton'' hotel chain

Three Riga hotels - ''Elefant Hotel'', ''Gertrude'' and ''Old Riga Palace'' have joined the ''Wellton'' hotel chain, the on-line news portal...

02.04.2013 Britain's "The xx" confirms participation in "Positivus" music festival this year

02.04.2013 1.6 million guests stayed at Latvian accommodation establishments in 2012

The number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments comprised 1.6 million in 2012, and they spent a total of 3.5 million nights in Latvia last year, according to the Central Statistical...

02.04.2013 "BalticMiles" loyalty program expands from 130 to 210 partners in 2012

The multi-partner loyalty program "BalticMiles" expanded from 130 to 210 partners in 2012, up 61 percent from 2011, as the company informed the "Nozare.lv" business portal.

02.04.2013 Tickets to XXV Song and Dance Festival events will cost from LVL 1 to 30

Tickets to this summer's XXV Latvian Song and Dance Festival will cost from LVL 1 to 30, according to the festival's organizers.

02.04.2013 AFP writes article about Latvia's sauna culture

- Lying face down in deep snow, naked, in bone chilling sub-zero weather is enough to make anyone think twice. But such are the extremes required to penetrate the mysteries of the "pirts" - Latvia...

02.04.2013 -Why Latvia Why consider Latvia as a destination ?

Pristine - untouched nature: As you travel just a few minutes outside of Riga or any of the other major Latvian cities, you will quickly discover that you are in the countryside.