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Saturday, 01.10.2016, 13:25
The number of guests in Riga hotels and other tourist facilities this year might grow by about 10 %, said Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTAB) head Vita Jermolovica in an interview with LETA.
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A newly established company, RCM Invest OU, has taken over running the popular Tallinn concert venue Rock Cafe after the bankruptcy of the previous owner, RC Meelelahutuse OU, writes LETA/BNS.
The Baltic state are becoming more popular in the Japanese tourism market, writes LETA according to Latvian Investments and Development Agency’s representative Inese Sirava said.
One of the biggest airlines in the world, Turkish Airlines, is opening a customer service centre in Vilnius to service its clients in Scandinavian and Baltic countries, BC informed Turkish Airlines representative.
Majority of guests utilizing healthcare services at Latvia's resort cities are from Russia, Belarus and Scandinavia27.09.2016
The majority of guests utilizing healthcare services at Latvia's resort cities are from Russia, Belarus and Scandinavia, however, there is also an increase in the number of medical tourists from other countries as well, the chairwoman of the Latvian Association of Resort Cities Gunta Uspele told LETA.
10% of all nights in tourism accommodation facilities were spent by senior citizens over the age of 65 from Latvia, Bulgaria and Slovenia, which is the second lowest indicator in the EU, according to the latest Eurostat data for 2014.
The Russian shipper St. Peter Line that operates the Tallinn-St. Petersburg route with a fleet of two ships, Princess Anastasia and Princess Maria, is to sell the ships to Italian cruise ship operator Moby Lines, lemarin.fr reports cites LETA/BNS.
Novira Capital has renovated a 8,000-square-meter commercial property in Central Tallinn that will serve as home to offices and a four-star hotel operated by Unique Hotels, writes LETA/BNS.
The authorities of Ukraine will do everything to protect the investments of Estonian businessman Marcel Vichmann in Zatoka village of the Odessa region, where local criminals have been hindering investment, Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman and Odessa regional governor Mihkeil Saakashvili said, reports LETA/BNS.
The number of guests served in Latvian hotels in the first eight months of this year has remained at the same level as in the respective period last, year, said Santa Graikste, the executive director of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia (LVRA) to the LETA.
Kidy Tour, tour operator of the Lithuanian-owned aviation group Avia Solutions Group (ASG), has purchased the Estonian travel organizer GoAdvernture, writes LETA/BNS.
UAB Merko bustas, a company of the listed Estonian construction group AS Merko Ehitus, has entered into a preliminary sales and purchase agreement with UAB Hekon, subsidiary of Orbis S.A., to sell upon completion the Ibis hotel building and parking premises to be built on the land plot owned by UAB Merko bustas in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, writes LETA/BNS.
The executive committee of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) decided on Thursday that the 2018 UEFA Super Cup final is to take place in Tallinn, writes LETA/BNS.
Three tourists from Lithuania incurred injuries when a bus capsized en route to an airport in Barcelona, Spain, in early hours of Wednesday, reports LETA/BNS.