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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 18.06.2018, 19:59

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Lido invests EUR 830,000 in renovation of Vermanitis self-service restaurant

Lido invests EUR 830,000 in renovation of Vermanitis self-service restaurant

18.06.2018

Vermanitis, a popular self-service restaurant of the Lido chain in the Riga center, reopened on June15th after a month-long renovation, informs LETA.

Keyword tags: Foodstuff, Good for Business, Investments, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Tourism



Latvian rural bus networks unsuited for needs of foreign tourists

Latvian rural bus networks unsuited for needs of foreign tourists

18.06.2018

The Latvian rural bus networks are unsuited for the needs of foreign tourists willing to travel around the countryside, according to a study conducted as part of Caito, a project of the EU Interreg Central Baltic program for cross-border cooperation, informs LETA.

Tallinna Sadam, City of Tallinn sign memorandum concerning the Old City Harbor

Tallinna Sadam, City of Tallinn sign memorandum concerning the Old City Harbor

14.06.2018

The listed state owned Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) signed a memorandum of understanding with the City of Tallinn for the development of the Old City Harbor area according to the Masterplan 2030 development plan, informs LETA/BNS.


Riga Airport sees passenger growth 18.5% in January-April

Riga Airport sees passenger growth 18.5% in January-April

14.06.2018

In the first four months of 2018, passenger turnover at Riga International Airport increased by 18.5% against the same period last year to 1.922 million people, the airport informed LETA.

Riga port sees ship passengers’ growth by 11.2% in January-May

Riga port sees ship passengers’ growth by 11.2% in January-May

11.06.2018

The port of Riga received 301,976 ship passengers during the first five months of 2018, which was an 11.2% increase against the same period in 2017, writes LETA, according to information available on the port's official website.


06.06.2018

In 2017, Latvian residents spent EUR 931 mln on trips

According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2017, as compared to 2016, the number of same-day trips of Latvian residents grew by 5.8% and their expenditure – by 11.1%. As compared to the previous year, the number of overnight trips reduced by 2.6% and the number of nights spent – by 5.0%; expenditure, in turn, rose by 21.0%. In total Latvian residents spent EUR 930.9 million on all trips last year, which is EUR 141.4 million or 17,9% more than a year ago.

06.06.2018

In April, 3% fewer tourists stayed in Estonian hotels

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2018, domestic and foreign tourists staying in accommodation establishments numbered 251,000, which is 3% less than in April 2017. The number of foreign tourists decreased, while the number of domestic tourists stayed at the level of the previous year.

05.06.2018

In Q1, the volume of freights carried was reducing in Latvia

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to the 1st quarter of 2017, during the 1st quarter of 2018 the volume of freights carried by land and pipelines decreased by 2.3 million tonnes or 7.7% and freight turnover1 – by 10.4%.

05.06.2018

Tallinn Airport serves 275,000 passengers in May

In May 2018, 275,000 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport, 16% more than in the same month the year before, and the total of number of passengers who have passed through the airport since the start of the year is more than 1 million, which is 15% more than in the same period in 2017, reports LETA/BNS.

04.06.2018

airBaltic and Tez Tour launches charter flights to Peloponnese and Marche

The Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with the international tour operator Tez Tour Latvija on May 27, 2018, launched new charter flights connecting Riga with Peloponnese (Araxos airport) in Greece, but this week on June 3 will start operations on new route from Riga to Marche (Ancona) in Italy, informed BC press service of the airline.

01.06.2018

Lux Express adds 14 new departures on Tallinn-Tartu route

Estonian bus operator Lux Express has added 15 new buses to its bus fleet and 14 daily departures on its Tallinn-Tartu route as of June 1st, 2018, reports LETA/BNS.

30.05.2018

Riga airport posts 8.3% rise in turnover in 2017

International Airport Riga in 2017 generated EUR 54.639 million in turnover, up 8.3% from 2017, while the company’s profit increased 9.7 times to EUR 3.487 million, writes LETA, according to Firmas.lv business database.

28.05.2018

Vilnius posts 7.5% growth in Q1 tourist arrivals

Vilnius posted a 7.5% year-on-year growth in tourist arrivals for the first quarter of 2018, with the number of German visitors alone soaring by over 40%, informs LETA/BNS.

28.05.2018

Operator of Latvia's Livu Akvaparks sees 5.7% sales growth in 2017

Akvaparks, the operator of Livu Akvaparks, one of the largest water amusement parks in the Baltic states, last year generated EUR 4.639 million in sales, up 5.7% from a year ago, while the company's profit dropped 5.6% to EUR 435,992, informs LETA, according to the company's financial report submitted to the Latvian business register.

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