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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 21.11.2018, 06:42

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airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During Ten Months of 2018

airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During Ten Months of 2018

16.11.2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 553 386 or 18% more passengers during the first ten months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In October 2018, 384 493 passengers or 21% more than last year travelled with airBaltic, informed airBaltic.

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Every second cruise passenger visiting Tallinn is German or American

Every second cruise passenger visiting Tallinn is German or American

16.11.2018

In 2018, Tallinn as a destination welcomed a record number of cruise passengers again. A total of 635 thousand guests from 170 countries chose to explore what our Hanseatic capital has to offer, with every second visitor coming from either Germany or the United States, informed Port of Tallinn.

Riga Airport raises passenger turnover 16.8% in ten months

Riga Airport raises passenger turnover 16.8% in ten months

15.11.2018

Riga International Airport handled 6.028 million air passengers in the first ten months of 2018, which was a 16.8% increase against the respective period a year ago, according to information released by the airport.


Estonian carrier Nordica to close 8 summer routes from Tallinn

Estonian carrier Nordica to close 8 summer routes from Tallinn

15.11.2018

Nordic Aviation Group AS, the national airline of Estonia operating under the Nordica brand that last week announced it will close three regular routes from Tallinn, said that it will stop flying to eight other destinations during next year's summer season, according the daily Postimees reports LETA/BNS.

Number of visitors hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments has grown by 6.5%

Number of visitors hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments has grown by 6.5%

14.11.2018

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 1.03 mln visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in the 3rd quarter of 2018, which is 6.5% more than in the 3rd quarter of 2017. Compared to corresponding period of the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors increased by 5.3%, reaching 1.95 mln. The average length of stay comprised 2 nights.


12.11.2018

Riga port raises cargo turnover 6.5% in 2018; number of ship passengers rise 5.6%

During the first ten months of 2018, the Freeport of Riga handled 29.918 mln tons of cargo, up 6.5% against the same period last year, informs LETA referring to information released by the port.

09.11.2018

Estonian carrier Nordica to close 3 regular routes from Tallinn

In January, Nordica will be ceasing to service routes that the current competition conditions render economically unviable, freeing up aircraft and crew that it will instead use for profitable subcontracting services, Nordica representative inforned BC.

08.11.2018

Latvian rural tourism services providers receive 10% more guests this year

The Latvian rural tourism industry has seen the number of guests grow 10% this year, Asnate Ziemele, president of Lauku Celotajs (Rural Traveler) rural tourism association, said on Latvian Radio on Thursday.

07.11.2018

Lithuania's Novaturas sales up 30%

Novaturas, one of the largest tour operators in Lithuania, posted 140.2 mln euros in sales in January-September of 2018, up 30% from the same period last year, informs LETA/BNS.

07.11.2018

Helsinki and Lyon awarded titles of 2019 European Capitals of Smart Tourism

The winners of the first edition of the European Capital of Smart Tourism competition were awarded today at a ceremony in Brussels, on the occasion of the European Tourism Day the largest annual meeting on European tourism.

06.11.2018

Tallinn Airport passenger numbers up 11% in October

Tallinn Airport served approximately 284,500 passengers in October, 10.7% more than during the same month last year, informs LETA/BNS.

06.11.2018

Iceland's tour operator Arctic Adventures chooses Vilnius for its 1st foreign office

Iceland's tour operator Arctic Adventures is set to open its first office abroad in Lithuania, with plans to hire around 75 people for its Vilnius team within the next three years, informs LETA/BNS referring to Invest Lithuania.

06.11.2018

Number of accommodated tourists down 2% on year in Estonia

Domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in the accommodation establishments of Estonia in September 2018 numbered 276,000, which is 2% less than in September 2017, informs LETA/BNS.

05.11.2018

Over 900 events planned to mark 100th anniversary of Latvia

More than 900 various events are planned across Latvia from November 17 to 19 to mark the centenary of the Republic of Latvia, with admission to most of them being free of charge, Jolanta Borite, a project manager at Latvia’s Centenary Bureau, said LETA.

05.11.2018

Number of passengers carried by Tallink ferries on Riga-Stockholm route up 8.2% in October

Estonian ferry operator Tallink Grupp carried 63,059 passengers on the Riga-Stockholm route in October this year, which is an 8.2 % rise from the same period in 2017, the company reported to the Tallinn stock exchange.

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