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The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is happy to assist media professionals working on stories about Latvia and its tourism offering.
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The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is happy to provide advice and support to the international travel trade planning activities in or already working with the Latvian tourism market.

About LIAA

One of the roles of the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia is to implement Latvia's national tourism development policy. The agency is supervised by the Ministry of Economics.

What we do:

  • implement marketing activities in Latvia and abroad for the promotion of Latvia as a tourism destination
  • ensure public private partnerships for tourism development
  • work to attract funding for tourism development. 

Our activities include:

  • carrying out research in local and international tourism markets
  • providing information and consultations on tourism in Latvia
  • arranging the participation of Latvian tourism service providers at international tourism events
  • coordinating FAM and press trips for international tour operators and media
  • developing and maintaining www.latvia.travel – an online tourism information resource for travellers
  • running ad campaigns in target markets
  • printing and distributing brochures and maps for visitors to Latvia
  • establishing and participating in tourism development projects
  • proposing legislative improvements to encourage tourism development
  • supervising the allocation of funds to tourism development projects.


Coastalhiking.euphoto by: Igors Rusakovs

20.09.2018 Baltic Coastal Hiking route website up and running

Coastalhiking.eu is the one-stop-shop for information on the Baltic Coastal hiking route, a 1200 km-long trail along the Baltic Sea coast. The website is available in English, Latvian and Estonian.
Lake Kanierisphoto by: Modernehippies.nl

19.09.2018 Latvia in the media | September 2018

This month, Latvia became a number 1 search term in Korea and received attention for its unspoilt nature and world class cultural scene.
Alūksne Bānītis Stationphoto by: L.Pastare

19.09.2018 When stations become visitor attractions

Two new and exciting attractions on the history and role of railways have opened their doors to visitors – Alūksne Bānītis Station and the Dzelzceļš and Tvaiks (Railway and Steam) interactive and educational centre.