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Wednesday, 27.07.2016, 12:36
According to tourism developers Estonian tourism is to have its best year ever in 2016, the Finnish daily Kauppalehti reports, writes LETA/BNS.
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The Canadian Embassy in Riga advises travelers who need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to obtain it at the Canadian government’s website and to avoid websites charging more than CAD 7 for processing the application, informs LETA.
The Riga Radio and TV Tower has been included in the list of state protected cultural monuments, according to the government's official gazette Latvijas Vestnesis, cites LETA.
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service has temporarily closed down Kuldigas Rumba cafe in Kuldiga, western Latvia, following an investigation into a recent food poisoning outbreak among the town’s foreign visitors, writes LETA.
Hungary's low-cost airline Wizz Air is planning to launch flights between Vilnius and the French city of Grenoble in mid-January 2017, informs LETA/BNS.
Jessy Investments B.V., a company of the listed Estonian gaming operator Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG), entered into an agreement to sell to East Capital group company ECB3 Tallinn OU its 100 % holding in its Estonian subsidiary Kesklinna Hotelli OU that owns the hotel and entertainment complex in which the Hilton Tallinn Park hotel and OEG's flagship Olympic Park Casino are located, writes LETA.
In wake of Friday's coup attempt, the Foreign Ministry strongly recommends residents to seriously consider whether or not to travel to Turkey.
In relation to the attempt of a military coup in Turkey, Latvia's national carrier airBaltic has postponed its Saturday's morning flight to Antalya to 11 p.m. on Saturday, the company's spokesman Janis Vanags told LETA.
In relation to possible military coup in Turkey, Latvian national airline airBaltic has decided to postpone its Saturday morning flight from Riga to Antalya, the company’s representative Janis Vanags told LETA.
In 2015, as compared to 2014, there was a decrease of 8.8 % in the amount of overnight trips of Latvian residents around Latvia, as well as abroad, said BC in the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) according to the latest data.
The number of accommodated tourists in Estonia has grown more than five times in the last 20 years, amounting to 3.1 mln individuals last year, data of Statistics Estonia show informs LETA/BNS.
About EUR 15 mln have been invested in renovation fo Semara Hotel Lielupe SPA & Conferences in Latvia’s seaside resort Jurmala, writes LETA according to the hotel’s representatives reported.
US-based hotel giant Marriott International would like to see more than one Marriott-branded hotel in Lithuania, with the greatest potential seen in the economy and mid-priced segments, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on June 29th, writes LETA/BNS.
Sales of AS Go Group, a company owned by Estonian businessmen Marcel Vichmann and Tiit Pruuli, in 2015 decreased 8.8% to 49 million euros, while profit increased from 637,307 euros to 11.5 million euros on year, reports LETA/BNS.
Aegean Airlines, Greece’s largest carrier and a Star Alliance member, is launching a new route out of Riga Airport to Athens for summer 2016, reported BC the press service of the Riga Airport.