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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 17.06.2019, 10:11

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Foreigners have made half a million Tax Free purchases in Latvia

Foreigners have made half a million Tax Free purchases in Latvia

14.06.2019

According to the data summarized by the Tax Free Shopping concept creator Global Blue, during the last 20 years, tourists from 179 countries have done shopping in Latvia, making more than 520,000 purchases in our shops, informed Global Blue representative.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Financial Services, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Retail, Taxation, Tourism



Estonia: Bolt launches service for people with special needs

Estonia: Bolt launches service for people with special needs

14.06.2019

Taxi hailing service Bolt, founded and run by Estonians and formerly named Taxify, launched the Assist category in Tallinn in which drivers have been trained to help people who need support getting from point A to point B.

 Saaremaa to start search for operator of Montu-Ventspils ship route

Saaremaa to start search for operator of Montu-Ventspils ship route

14.06.2019

he rural municipality government of Saaremaa, Estonia's largest island, has decided to arrange a procurement for finding an operator for the Montu-Ventspils ship route, according the regional Saarte Haal information reports LETA/BNS.


Finnish shipper Viking Line to add departures on Tallinn-Helsinki route from Friday

Finnish shipper Viking Line to add departures on Tallinn-Helsinki route from Friday

13.06.2019

Starting from Friday, Finnish ferry operator Viking Line is to add departures on the Tallinn-Helsinki route for the summer period, reported LETA/BNS.

Tallink launches Muuga-Vuosaari route between Estonia, Finland for regular passengers

Tallink launches Muuga-Vuosaari route between Estonia, Finland for regular passengers

12.06.2019

The listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp on Wednesday starts transporting regular passengers with vehicles on the Muuga-Vuosaari cargo route between Estonia and Finland, reported LETA/BNS.


11.06.2019

Estonia’s Hestia takes over operation of Radi Un Draugi hotel in Riga

Estonia’s Hestia Hotel Group (Hestia) has taken over operations of Radi Un Draugi holtel in Old Riga, Hestia representatives reported LETA/BNS,

11.06.2019

Bolt starts business in London

The taxi hailing service Bolt, founded and run by Estonians, launched operations in London on Tuesday and is servicing the whole Greater London, including Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted airports, reported LETA/BNS.

07.06.2019

In 2018 Latvian residents spent EUR 564 million on trips abroad

According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2018 Latvian residents went on 2.2 mln trips abroad, which is 5.8% more than a year ago, and spent EUR 563.8 mln, 0.3% less.

06.06.2019

Estonia: In April, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, a total of 262,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 5% more than in April 2018. Compared to the same time, there were more domestic and foreign tourists.

06.06.2019

In 2018, Latvian residents spent EUR 334 mln on domestic trips

According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2018, as compared to 2017, the number of domestic trips of Latvian residents comprised 10,9 mln and they spent EUR 333.9 mln, EUR 31.2 mln or 8.5% less.

05.06.2019

Tallinn Airport passenger numbers up 9% on year in May

Tallinn Airport served approximately 301,000 passengers in May, 9.2% more than during the same month last year, reported LETA/BNS.

05.06.2019

Estonia: Eckero Line's new cargo vessel to start operating from Muuga port after all

Finbo Cargo, a new cargo vessel of Finnish shipper Eckero Line, is to start operating between Muuga Harbor in Estonia and Vuosaari Harbor in Finland at the end of June, even though the vessel was originally supposed to start operating from Old City Harbor in Tallinn, reported LETA/BNS.

03.06.2019

Sustainable tourism cooperation in the Baltic Sea region

With 227 mln overnight stays in 2016 of which 24% are international visitors, two digit growth rates between 2014 to 2016, and nearly 640.000 people employed in tourism related industries, tourism belongs to one of the major economic sectors in the Baltic Sea region (BSTC Tourism Market Report “State of the Tourism Industry in the Baltic Sea region”, 2018).

03.06.2019

airBaltic Launches Flights from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen

airBaltic has expanded its operations in Tallinn by launching three new flights to Malaga, Copenhagen and Brussels, BC learned from the airBaltic.

03.06.2019

Estonia's 1st Ibis hotel opened its doors in Tallinn

Estonia's first Ibis hotel opened its doors on Juhkentali Street in Tallinn on Saturday.

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