AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a stock company that was established in 1995. Major shareholders include the Latvian state, with 52.6% of shares, and Baltijas aviācijas sistēmas SIA, with 47.2% of shares.
In 2009, airBaltic carried almost 2.8 million passengers.
Currently, airBaltic operates direct flights out of three Baltic States capitals – Riga, Latvia, Vilnius, Lithuania and Tallinn, Estonia. www.airbaltic.com
International tour operator Tez Tour is the biggest tour operator in Latvia organising tours to different popular tourist destinations worldwide.
Tez Tour works with about 200 travel agencies in Riga, Liepāja, Ventspils, Daugavpils, Valmiera, Ogre, Jūrmala, Jelgava, Rēzekne, Alūksne, Tukums, Bauska, Balvi and other Latvian cities. Read more: www.teztour.lv
Diplomatic Economic Club (DEC) is a public organisation uniting the officials of foreign diplomatic institutions, trade and economic missions accredited to Latvia. DEC members represent such countries as Austria, Belgium, Belarus, the Netherlands, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, Slovakia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Sweden and Turkey. Read more: www.dec.lv
On October 28th, 2009, foundation Riga Tourism Development Bureau (Rīgas Tūrisma Attīstības Birojs – RTAB) was registered with the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia, by its founders – Riga City Council, national airline airBaltic, the Latvian Hotel and Restaurant Association (LVRA), and the Latvian Travel Agents’ Association (ALTA). RTAB will be engaged in tourism promotion and popularisation of tourism opportunities in Riga. www.liveriga.com
Official Latvian Turism Portal.
“Lux Express Group“ is the biggest operator of international express coach routes in the Baltic region and offers the most frequent service within the Baltic countries and to St. Petersburg. “Lux Express Group“ operates “Lux Express“, “Lux Express Lounge“, “Lux Express Special“ and “Simple Express“ coach services and offers visas, insurance and ferry tickets. Read more: www.luxexpress.eu/en
Avalon Hotel (****)
The newly built, award-winning 4-star Avalon Hotel is situated in the city's historical centre, in the heart of the Old Town. Along Kalēju Street the Hotel features a medieval façade fitting the architecture of the Old Town, however its façade along the 13. janvāra Street reveals trends of contemporary architecture concocting glass and original lighting solutions. Read more: www.hotelavalon.eu
"TourBusiness" (Travel Trade Russia) is an independent monthly magazine, which serves Russian travel companies. It publishes important and detailed information on the main aspects of travel business: transport, hotel service, insurance, tourist formalities, aspects in legislation, licensing, certification, taxation, financial service, IT etc. Read more: www.tourbus.ru
RATA-news is a daily Internet newspaper for travel trade professionals, publication belongs to the Russian Union of Travel Industry. Newspaper exists since February 7, 2000.
What is RATA-news? It is:
the most immediate news from travel trade, events, facts, market analysis, scandals, incidents and accidents;
official information from Federal and Regional Governing Bodies of Tourism;
specialists' comments to legal documents;
methodical recommendations on taxes and conduct of business;
tourism in regions of Russia;
international information related to tourism;
Newspaper is being sent out free of charge to 12500 subscribers that are tourism & travel related companies in Russia, CIS states and other countries of the world as well as federal, regional medias and Internet portals related to tourism.
Daily enlarged version of the newspaper is placed on the web-site www.ratanews.ru. Website traffic is 2500-3000 unique visitors per day. You can also subscribe to the daily mailings there.
There is a weekly supplement RATA-news Hotel & Resort for specialists of hotel industry, RATA-news VIP-tourism for tourism specialists and end consumers, and another weekly supplement RATA-news Business Travel.
Touristic portal www.100dorog.ru - one of the oldest, most popular and well known sites of Russian Internet. It was opened in 1994.
TTG Russia is the biggest travel B2B issue over Russia, CIS and Baltic States. We distribute our publication free of charge among tour operators, agencies, embassies, national tour boards, airlines, hotels, banks, insurance companies. Our month circulation is 12 000 copies. Our publication is in the international chain TTG. Besides, we are organizer of workshops www.luxurytravelmart.ru
BalticTravelnews.com is the biggest internet tourism media in the Baltic states with tourism news websites for travellers - Travelnews.lv (in Latvia), Travelnews.lt (in Lithuania), Travelnews.ee (in Estonia), BalticTravelnews.eu (in English, German and Russian languages) and for tourism professionals – TurismaBizness.lv (in Latvia), TurizmoVerslas.lt (in Lithuania).
Travelnews.lv is the biggest tourism news website for travellers in Latvia – news and events, catalogue of Baltic tourism companies, description of the world tourism destinations, comments of travellers, data base of tourism objects of Baltics, special offers from travel agencies, hotels, restaurants, SPA etc.
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Tourist guide to Latvia, Baltics: visa, hotels, trasport, sightseeing, event calendar, nightlife, forum. More: http://eng.meeting.lv/
On the information portal www.viss.lv you will find useful information about enterprises, government institutions and other organisations, about their services and offered goods. The numerous photo and video additions will help you orient in our wide choice of goods. The information is updated every day. Read more: www.viss.lv
Vietas.lv is the online guide to Latvia offering information on places, objects, topicalities, routes, travel opportunities and related services, recreation, entertainment, culture, nature and local history in the Republic of Latvia. Each object, event, article and route may be supplemented with interactive cartographic materials, photographs and images, description and information on products and opportunities available.
Read more: www.vietas.lv
„Detki.lv” is a monthly magazine for mums and dads, grandmas and grandpas, as well as for all young couples expecting the most important event of their life – a birth of their child. The magazine is filled with useful and interesting information for adults, pictures and fun activities for kids. Issued in the middle of each month. Acquaint yourself with the style and content of previous issues at www.detki.lv
Mediju Nams LLC is a publishing house issuing the daily newspaper "Neatkarīgā Rīta Avīze", the weekend magazine "Vakara Ziņas" and the sports magazine "Sporta Avīze". Read more: www.nra.lv
Portal provides information on recreational opportunities in bathhouses and saunas of Latvia.
Established 6 years ago, Pirtis.lv is the most popular website in Latvia. Its attendance ranges from 2000–2500 unique visitors a day.
Basic information is available in 4 languages. Offers 4 ways to search our website for the best place for recreation. Read more: www.pirtis.lv
One of the biggest national publishers in Latvia – JSC Lauku Avīze – was established in 1987 as a limited liability company, and today it takes up a significant place as the publisher of such popular periodicals as “Latvijas Avīze”, “Mājas Viesis”, ”Praktiskais Latvietis”, “Lauku Avīzes Tematiskās Avīzes”, “Lata Romāns”. In two decades, “Lauku Avīze” has become one of the biggest national publishing companies of Latvia. Read more: www.la.lv