Beginning tomorrow, the ”Pegazs” Gallery’s next feature exhibition says “Happy 90th Birthday” to one of the greats of modern art in Latvia – Leo Kokle.
Low-cost airline Wizz Air has launched flights from Riga International Airport to Dortmund, Germany as of September 1. The Wednesday and Sunda flights will embark via “Airbus 320” aircraft, according to news from the airline.
Starting today, through September 14th, the Botanical Gardens of the University of Latvia presents an orchid extravaganza. The festival of florals will feature the tilandsia and several other exotic plants, visitors who admire nature’s most beautiful plants will enjoy.
U.S. rock stars Kings of Leon are slated to perform at the Mezaparks Open-air Stadium on June 25 in Riga.
Later this month, March 22 onwards that is, Latvians will be able to visit the United Arab Emirates without visa restrictions. This, according to the Foreign Ministry’s Press and Information Division.
According to Post Office Travel Money’s Christmas Market Barometer 2013, Budapest (Hungary) and Riga (Latvia) are the best value destinations for a festive city break.
airBaltic announced an interesting option for the food you eat in the aircraft. They now offer their passengers the possibility to choose their in-flight meal after they booked their seat. There are over 70 pre order meal options for passengers’ virtual tray, suitable for various tastes and diets, as they include vegetable risotto, fish souvlaki, […]
Aiming to offer more personalized and convenient travel for customers, airBaltic announced it improved five ticket types: Basic, Economy Smart, Economy Elite, Business Smart, Business Elite, each of these types including now a gradually increasing amount of service. “airBaltic offers multiple a la carte products to travellers from flights, to meals onboard, advance seat reservation, […]
According to recently released data from the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB) Q1 hotel stays in Latvia grew by 5.9%. Foreign visitors increased by some 9.3%, while Latvian guests grew slightly less substantially. Some 300,000 plus hotel stays were recorded in the report.
Coming this Summer to Riga, Latvia, scores of sailing ships from 35 countries will compete at the Tall Ships Races 2013 visiting the city for the first time in 10 years. The massive tall ship regatta is expected to deliver hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city, and 99 of the world’s most fabulous sailing vessels are slated to compete July 25 – 28.
A brand new art center has opened in Daugavpils, Latvia. The multi-million euro Mark Rothko Art Center, a state-of-the-art venue dedicated to the local artist, is a welcome new attraction for visitors to the country.
A travel alert from Latvia, over 500 people are left stranded in the Gulf Of Riga on two ice flows that separated from the mainland off the Vakarbulli coast. Emergency crews are now attempting to rescue those marooned on the ice.
According to news last week from airBaltic, the Latvian airline operated 3,235 flights in December of 2012, a number down some 8% over the previous year’s totals.
Following the increased demand for some of its flights, Latvian airline airBaltic announced that it introduced additional flights from Riga to Chisinau, Moldova, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company aims to help its customers travel between these capitals and further to other cities in Europe, the Middle East, and Russia/CIS. “As part of airBaltic ReShape […]
Last week airBaltic announced having ordered 10 new Bombardier CS300 airliners. The airline, based in Riga, Latvia, also purchased the rights to an additional 10 planes, according to their news.