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26.09.2012 Latvia represented at JATA Tourism Forum and Travel Showcase 2012

On September 21-23, the Japan Association of Travel Agents held its annual Tourism Forum and Travel Showcase in Tokyo. Similarly to the previous years, Latvia was represented as well, LETA was informed by...

26.09.2012 Latvian choir wins competition in Finland

The Latvian youth choir "Maska" was triumphant at this weekend's IV International Harald Andersén Chamber Choir Competition in Helsinki, the choir's conductor Janis Ozols informed LETA.

26.09.2012 "airBaltic" to increase number of flights during winter season

On October 28, national airline "airBaltic" will enter the winter season with an increased number of flights in its network.

26.09.2012 Slight increase in number of foreign travelers crossing Latvia's border this year

According to data from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) on border crossings in the first half of 2012, foreign travelers crossed the Latvian border 2.55 million times, which is 1.5 percent more when...

26.09.2012 Jurmala city council moves to take over historic resort at Kemeri

The Jurmala City Council deputies voted without objection today to motion for seizure of historic Kemeri resort – the grandiose sanatorium/hotel and 12 land plots, where curative mineral springs are...

26.09.2012 "Turkish Airlines" increases number of flights, plans rapid development in Baltic region

The following is a press release from "Turkish Airlines":

26.09.2012 More than 3.67 million have visited "China Daily" website about Latvia

The "China Daily" website about Latvia has been visited by more than 3.67 million people, "Nozare.lv" was informed by Latvian Tourism Development Agency representative Inta Briede.

10.09.2012 "Rujienas saldejums" now exporting ice cream to the U.S.

The well-known ice cream producer "Rujienas saldejums" has launched export of its products to the United States, CEO Igors Miezis informed the "Nozare.lv" portal TODAY.

10.09.2012 Latvian National Opera becomes more accessible for the handicapped

From today, the Latvian National Opera has become more accessible, as a special elevator has been opened for persons with physical impairments.

10.09.2012 H&M to hand out gift cards to first customers in Riga

On September 15, Swedish clothing retail company ''Hennes and Mauritz'' (H&M) will open its first store in Latvia at the ''Galerija Centrs'' shopping arcade in Old Town...

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