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12.04.2011 -News and Views from Survey reveals wallet-friendly city breaks

New research from the Post Office has identified cities in Eastern Europe as the most affordable spots for a city break. The City Costs Barometer recommends that travellers hunting for a weekend away...

12.04.2011 -LETA ''airBaltic'' to begin flights between Riga and the Italian city of Bari

On June 4, Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' will start operating flights between Riga and the southern Italian city of Bari.

12.04.2011 -Shropshire Star Eastern Europe "best value" breaks, Riga – best of best, survey says

Travelers seeking the best value city breaks should head to Eastern Europe, according to a Post Office Travel Money survey published by

04.04.2011 -LETA White storks to return to Latvia in the coming days

In the coming days, migrating white storks (Ciconia ciconia) will return to Latvia in large numbers, with male storks arriving first to retake their previous nests or build a new nest. The female birds will...

04.04.2011 -LETA ''BalticBike'' bicycle rental posts resume work from April

RIGA, April 1 (LETA) - From today, 11 self-serve bicycle rental points ''Baltic Bike'' will resume work, LETA was informed by Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' spokesman...

04.04.2011 -LETA Wikipedia to now include information in Latgalian

The popular on-line encyclopedia - Wikipedia, will now include information in the Latgalian dialect, LETA was informed by the Latgalian cultural portal "Latgalisu Kulturys gazeta".

04.04.2011 -LETA Already 5,000 runners have registered for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon

5,000 participants from 33 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon. Most of them have registered for the five-kilometer mini-marathon.

04.04.2011 -LETA Event marking 50th anniversary of first manned flight into outer space to be held in Jurmala

On April 4 an event, marking the 50th anniversary of the first manned flight into outer space, will be held in the concert hall of the Amber Coast Sanitarium in Jurmala.

04.04.2011 AirLineTrends writes about airBaltic’s offer of organic dishes, Nespresso, iPads inflights

The low-cost airline of Latvia airBaltic since 2008 has made a transformation from a point-to-point low-cost carrier to a hybrid network LCC.

04.04.2011 -Deutsche Presse-Agentur Latvia looks to ecotourism for 'green shoots' of recovery

Latvia's Cape Kolka, already a popular destination spot, could become a showcase for the country's ambition to become a leader in "green" tourism, the Earth Times ewports referring to a...