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05.03.2012 First migratory birds of season return to Latvia

The first migratory birds have returned to Latvia, LETA was informed by administrators from the Latvian bird portal www.latvijasputni.lv.

05.03.2012 15% increase in number of guests at Riga accommodation establishments in January

This past January, there was a 15 percent increase in the number of guests staying at accommodation establishments in Riga, with hotel occupancy rate reaching 46.68 percent, according to a survey by the...

27.02.2012 -Today's THV.com Latvia ice festival shows cold artistry

  There is a positive side to the cold winter and icy temperatures it created the perfect conditions for the artists who participated in the yearly ice sculpture festival in the Latvian town of...

27.02.2012 -the Travel Daily News BalticBike is looking for new stands in Riga

The public rent-a-bike service BalticBike has launched an initiative to find new locations for its bike stands in the Latvian capital of Riga, and invites landowners to propose their own location...

27.02.2012 -Argophilia.com Could Eastern Europe become a favored road trip destination for Britons – Latvia included in one of three spectacular routes!

Argophilia, a travel news portal which has a special section on Eastern Europe, advises travelers to travel all over Europe in a vehicle, and Latvia was included in the list.

27.02.2012 Russian tourists associate Latvia with ''Riga Black Balsam'' and composer Raimonds Pauls

Russian tourists associate Latvian with ''Riga Black Balsam'', composer Raimonds Pauls, coastal dunes, the Baltic sea, church organs, sun, amber, singer Laima Vaikule, bilberries and the...

15.02.2012 -The Baltic Course Chinese New Year 2012 celebrated in Riga

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Latvia and the International Culture Center held in Riga at the FG Royal Hotel the evening of Chinese culture devoted to the Chinese...

15.02.2012 SPA treatments and romantic dinner the top choices for Valentine's Day

A "Nozare.lv" survey of tourism sector and catering professionals reveals that couples select various SPA treatments and a romantic, often candlelight, dinner in a restaurant on February 14 -...

14.02.2012 -Argophilia.com Dancing Riga: 17th International Baltic Ballet Festival

Ballet fans from all over the world will be eagerly looking forward to this event, which remains one of the biggest dates on the international dance calendar.

14.02.2012 Organizers want Dome Square for "New Wave"

LETA has learned from sources that Russian composer Igor Krutoy, organizer of the annual "New Wave" pop music contest/festival in Jurmala, has met with municipal leaders in Riga to discuss the...

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