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Gastronomic performance Latvian Senses awarded as second best culture events in 2017

Gastronomic performance Latvian Senses awarded as second best culture events in 2017

22.11.2017

The series of events Latvian Senses created for the Riga-Gauja region and its title European Region of Gastronomy 2017 received the award of the second best culture event in 2017 at international BEA World Festival in Portugal, informed LETA the Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTDB) representative Anna Blaua.

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Overall passenger traffic in Lithuania up 0.4% in 9 months

Overall passenger traffic in Lithuania up 0.4% in 9 months

22.11.2017

The overall passenger traffic in Lithuania increased by 0.4% in the first three quarters of 2017 from a year ago to 285.164 million, informs LETA/BNS, according to estimates released by the country's statistics office on Tuesday.

SCAT Airlines to launch Vilnius-Astana route in spring

SCAT Airlines to launch Vilnius-Astana route in spring

22.11.2017

Kazakhstan's SCAT Airlines is set to launch a direct air route between Vilnius and Astana in May 2018, informs LETA/BNS.


Molumba wins architectural competition for Lidl store in Narva

Molumba wins architectural competition for Lidl store in Narva

21.11.2017

The architectural competition for the building of the German global discount supermarket chain Lidl to be built in Narva, the largest city in northeastern Estonia, was won by the entry of the firm of architects Molumba titled "Blue Velvet," regional newspaper Pohjarannik said, cites LETA/BNS.

BLRT invests EUR 2.1 mln in Ukraine in 2017

BLRT invests EUR 2.1 mln in Ukraine in 2017

21.11.2017

Estonian industrial group BLRT Grupp this year invested 2.1 million euros into its Ukrainian subsidiaries, Elme Messer Gaas and Elme Trans, reports LETA/BNS.


21.11.2017

Mini series filmed in Lithuania nominated for Emmy

A five-part historical drama Tokyo Trial that has been filmed in Lithuania was nominated for an Emmy award in the category of mini series, informs LETA/BNS.

21.11.2017

Sales of Latvian Elko Grupa grew by 13.6% in 9 months

Turnover of Latvia’s IT wholesaler Elko Grupa in the first nine months of this year was EUR 955.031 million, which is by 13.6% more than in the respective period last year, while the concern’s profit rose 11.3% to EUR 6.364 million, writes LETA, according to the company’s statement to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.

21.11.2017

Agreement to improve Latvia’s exports to Armenia

The Latvian Foreign Ministry hopes that the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the EU, the European Nuclear Society, its member states and Armenia will improve Latvia’s exports to Armenia, reports LETA.

20.11.2017

Rental real estate crowdfunding platform starts operating in Estonia

BitOfProperty, the first Estonian platform for joint investments in rental real estate, launched operations in November and the aim of the platform is to enable rental investors enter the market with small sums by buying only a part of an apartment instead of the whole apartment, writes LETA/BNS.

17.11.2017

airBaltic serves over 3 mln passengers during 10 months

During the first ten months of 2017 the Latvian airline airBaltic has transported a total of 3 007 034 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In October 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 319 018 passengers or 26% more than in the same period of 2016. For already the fifth month in a row it has been the biggest number of carried passengers in the airline’s history, informed BC airline’s press service.

17.11.2017

Levikom in Estonia to switch to new network center, basic network

The Estonian telecommunications company Levikom this weekend is to start the first stage of the program to transition to a new network center and high-speed basic network, reports LETA/BNS.

17.11.2017

Jurmala saw number of tourists’ growth by 22% in January-September

The Latvian sea-side resort town Jurmala saw the number of tourists to grow 22% in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, the Jurmala City Council said, citing the latest figures from the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau, writes LETA.

17.11.2017

Estonian companies' profits grew by 14.7% in 2016

The total profit of Estonian businesses grew by 14.7% year over year to 5.1 billion euros in 2016, the financial information company Creditinfo Eesti said, cites LETA/BNS.

17.11.2017

Liepaja port raises cargo turnover by 15.3% in January-October

During the first ten months of 2017, the stevedore companies based in the southwestern Latvian port of Liepaja reloaded 5.25 million tons of cargo in total, which was a 15.3% rise from the same period a year ago, Liga Ratniece-Kadege, a spokeswoman for the Liepaja Special Economic Zone (SEZ), told LETA.

17.11.2017

Apollo Grupp launches film production company

Apollo Grupp has established a film production company, Apollo Film Productions, and appointed former Apollo Kino marketing chief Tanel Tatter as its CEO, cites LETA/BNS.

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