Tourism

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 02.03.2015, 17:01

1 ..2 ..3 ..4 ..5 ..6 ..7 ..8 ..9 ..10 ..11 [>][>>>]
Tallink sells Regina Baltica and Silja Festival

Tallink sells Regina Baltica and Silja Festival

27.02.2015

Estonia's largest passenger shipping company Tallink informed the Tallinn stock exchange that it has decided to sell its ferries Regina Baltica and Silja Festival, informs LETA.

Keyword tags: Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Tourism, Transport



Tallink and Meyer Turku signed contract for new generation LNG powered fast ferry

Tallink and Meyer Turku signed contract for new generation LNG powered fast ferry

27.02.2015

Estonia's biggest passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku Oy signed a contract for the construction of the LNG powered fast ferry for Tallinn-Helsinki route shuttle operations, Tallink announced LETA.

2 million tourists visited Riga in 2014

2 million tourists visited Riga in 2014

27.02.2015

A total of 1,122,926 visitors stayed at hotels and other accommodations in Riga in 2014, which represents a 15.6% increase on 2013. The total number of tourists visiting the city reached 2 million last year, according to information from the Central Statistical Bureau, tabulated by the Riga Tourism Development Bureau.


Tallink's profit fell by 37% in 2014

Tallink's profit fell by 37% in 2014

26.02.2015

Estonia's biggest passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp informed the Tallinn stock exchange that its unaudited net profit amounted to EUR 27.3 million or EUR 0.04 per share in 2014, which is a 37.1% decrease compared to the previous year, informs LETA.

In 2014, number of tourists in Lithuanian hotels grew by 8.2%

In 2014, number of tourists in Lithuanian hotels grew by 8.2%

25.02.2015

According to the provisional data of Statistics Lithuania, in IV quarter 2014, accommodation establishments received 501.2 thousand guests, or by 4.4% more than in the same quarter of 2013.

24.02.2015

Karosta Prison in Liepaja ranked among world's Top-10 most unusual stays

The traveler portal "Premier Traveler" has ranked the Karosta Prison in Liepaja among world's 10 most unusual places to stay during a trip abroad, reports BC the Latvian Institute.

24.02.2015

Dzintari Concert Hall: New Wave will not be held in Jurmala in 2015

The organizers of the annual New Wave pop-music contest/festival have not reserved the dates for the festival in Jurmala in 2015, thus these dates have been reserved for other events and New Wave will not be held in the Latvian coastal resort city this summer, the head of the Dzintari Concert Hall Guntars Kirsis confirmed to LETA.

23.02.2015

During 10 years the number of visitors in Latvian hotels has doubled

According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2014 the number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments comprised 2.1 mln people who spent there 4.2 mln nights. Compared to 2013, the number of persons served rose by 14.1%, but the number of overnight stays – by 10.1%.

19.02.2015

2 million passengers travelled through Vilnius Airport with Ryanair

On Thursday, 19 February 2015, budget airline Ryanair congratulated its 2 millionth passenger in Vilnius International Airport, reports LETA/ELTA.

17.02.2015

Two Latvian bikers to travel 25,000 kilometers through 20 countries in 3 months

Travelers Andzs Ubelis and Martins Sils are planning to visit twenty countries during a 25,000-kilometer motorcycle expedition "2 Rati 2 Ragi" (2 Wheels 2 Horns) that will take three months, as the expedition's public relations consultant Arita Kruze told LETA.

16.02.2015

In January, cargo turnover at Riga Port grew by 8.3%

During the year 2014 the Freeport of Riga has reached the unprecedented volume of cargo handling – a threshold of 41 million tons (+ 15.8%) was exceeded, which is the largest amount ever handled during the year by one of the Latvian ports. The results of January 2015 show that the growth trend continues – 3.5 million tons were handled in January, which is by 8.3% more than in January 2014, reports BC port’s press service.

16.02.2015

Estonian residents travel more than before, but for shorter times

Estonian residents travel more than before, but for shorter times, Estonia's central bank Eesti Pank said in its fresh report. Foreign visitors made 6.2 million visits to Estonia in 2014, which is about 1% more than in 2013, informs LETA.

13.02.2015

The Government and the Port of Tallinn concluded a handling contract for ferries

On February 12th 2015, Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Urve Palo and the Port of Tallinn concluded a contract for organising ferry traffic on the Rohuküla-Heltermaa and Kuivastu-Virtsu lines, reports BC the ministry’s press service.

13.02.2015

Turkmenistan Airlines will launch the flight Ashgabat-Riga-Toronto in 2015

On Friday, 13 February, Riga International Airport welcomed the first flight of Turkmenistan Airlines from Ashgabat. The new direction will help attract more passengers and open new travel opportunities for transit passengers, reported BC airport’s press service.

13.02.2015

KGB building in Riga to reopen for the public

The "Corner House" exhibition at the former KGB building at 61 Brivibas Street in Riga will reopen to the public this afternoon, as the Latvian Museum of the Occupation representatives informed LETA.

1 ..2 ..3 ..4 ..5 ..6 ..7 ..8 ..9 ..10 ..11 [>][>>>]

Search site