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UN evaluates Latvia’s progress with respect to the protection of human rights
From 11 May to 14 May 2021, the National Report of Latvia on the human rights situation in the country was reviewed and approved in the 38th session of the...
May 17 in history: Ferry starts route from Ventspils to Saaremaa
The passenger ferry line, which connected the Latvian city Ventspils and the Estonian-owned island Saaremaa, started on 17 May 2005...
Latvian Film Marathon viewed in 38 countries around the world
Latvian Film Marathon happens every year and this year it took place on May 4. This year it was viewed by people in 38 countries. Last year there were viewers...
Travelling benefits for vaccinated people
The Latvian Government on May 13 2021, decided that people who are entering Latvia from any European Union country, Switzerland and the United Kingdom will no longer have to comply...
«airBaltic» Carries 49 000 Passengers in April
Latvian airline airBaltic in April 2021 has carried 49 000 passengers or 67% more than the previous month. In April 2021, airBaltic performed 1 010 flights...
«Tallink» is hoping to rebuild route between Riga and Helsinki
The Chairman of Tallink Board, Paavo Nõgene, in an interview to Latvian Radio in May 12, stated that traffic between Riga and Stockholm will not be resumed this year. Due to...
«airBaltic» Announces Flights to Corfu
Latvian airline airBaltic announces that starting from June 12 it will perform weekly summer seasonal flights between Riga and Greek island Corfu. The new route...
This week from Riga you can fly to 50 destinations
This week, that starts on 10th May 2021, from Riga International Airport it is possible to fly to 50 destinations. Travelnews.lv was informed by Laura Kulakova...
«Stena Livia» joins the Baltic Sea fleet
Stena Line/Stena Rederi A/S today announce the latest addition to their Baltic Sea fleet. The 186 metre long Visentini RoPax vessel Stena Livia will initially join sister vessel...
«airBaltic» Successfully Issues Second NFTs on OpenSea
Today already the second airBaltic NFTs have been issued on OpenSea marketplace for a fixed price of 0.01 Ether. A total of 10 new unique collectibles...
Around Half of «airBaltic» Employees Vaccinated
Latvian airline airBaltic informs that during three days of vaccination 410 employees of the company have used the opportunity to receive their first dose of Covid-19...
Riga Airport Passenger Figures Drop by 91% in the 1st Quarter of the Year
The operational performance data show that in the 1st quarter of 2021, the number of passengers served at Riga Airport dropped by 91%, handling only 9% of last year's passenger figures...
The Valmiera Tourist Information Centre receives the «Hiker-friendly» badge
It is organized within the framework of the project “Long-distance cross-border hiking route “Mežtaka””. In total, 104 pedestrian-friendly hospitality service providers have already been awarded the badge in Latvia...
Riga Airport Expands Its Covid-19 Testing Options
A permanent E. Gulbis Laboratory patient reception point has been opened at Riga Airport, offering travellers and employees of the Airport and companies working at the Airport an opportunity to take various types of Covid-19 tests...
airBaltic Training recruiting technicians for work in Liepaja
Liepaja. Last year airBaltic Training opened the first Diamond Aircraft DA40 and DA42 aircraft service centre in the Baltics and now has launched recruitment of additional technical staff.
Riga becomes the home of the world hockey championship 2021
On February 2nd, 2021, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced that the 2021 World Championship organization would be entrusted to Riga, Latvia.
Riga Airport Starts the Year with a Drop of More than 90% in Passenger Numbers
The operational performance data show that in January 2021, Riga Airport handled just over 50 thousand passengers, which is 90.4% fewer passengers than a year before.
The emergency situation in Latvia will be extended until 6 April
It is planned to extend the emergency situation until 6 April in order to achieve a significant reduction in morbidity.
Latgale is closer than ever (video)
Latgale is closer than ever and even safer to travel! Watch new videos of Latgale region and choose which Latgale is closer to you!
airBaltic Ensures Significant Mail and Cargo Delivery to Latvia
Riga. Last year airBaltic carried 7.5 million kilograms of mail and cargo on their passenger aircraft fleet.
Snow sculpture - or Georg Apinis himself?
On January 28, 2021, an impressive snow sculpture was made in Vecpuiši Park in Valmiera.
Come and Explore Liepaja during Winter 2021
Liepāja is the 3rd largest city in Latvia and the 10th largest in the Baltic States. About 70,000 people call Liepāja their home, their place of study and work.
Skrunda Manor offers an insight into history
Skrunda Manor is known as the miniature copy of the Mežotne Palace, and there is a lot of similarity to see, it’s because the architect's handwriting actually is the same.
Ventspils has a New Map of Walking Routes that You can Explore
The Ventspils Museum, in collaboration with the Tourism Information Centre, invites you to discover the little city towers.
airBaltic Has Performed Seven Airbus A220-300 C Checks
Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic has successfully continued its maintenance program, completing C check on the first seven of its Airbus A220-300 aircraft, and planning to do four more C checks soon.
airBaltic to Expand Maintenance at Riga Airport
Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic announces that it plans to build a new aircraft hangar at Riga Airport to maintain its fleet, thus reducing future maintenance costs and becoming more efficient.
This week you can fly to 22 destinations from Riga
From January 18th, 2021, you can fly to 22 destinations in 21 cities from Riga this week.
What you need to know when traveling to Latvia 2021
The long waited 2021 has finally come. Nevertheless, the first month has already introduced us to several new traveling regulations.
Number of guests at tourist accommodation establishments decreased by 72 %
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in November 2020 the number of foreign and resident visitors comprised 50.3 thousand, which is 44.2 % less than in October 2020 and 72.3 % less than in November 2019.
Where to Ski in Latvia?
Even during this pandemic, physical activity is not only allowed but even welcomed. There are quite a few mountains and cross-country ski runs in Latvia.
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