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News Latvia » Travel: Latvia Tours raises 2017 turnover to EUR 20.123 mln

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/good_for_business/?doc=139352
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Latvia Tours travel agency closed 2017 with a turnover of EUR 20.123 million at a 14.6% rise from 2016 and increased its profit 37% to EUR 220,762, said the company's head, Ieva Keisa, cites LETA Last year was the first time in the post-crisis period when ...

News Latvia » Travel: 5 Examples of Booking United MileagePlus Award Flights to Europe

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnnyjet/2018/04/20/5-examples-of-booking-united-mileageplus-award-flights-to-europe/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Here’s a quick summary of how the Excursionist Perk works: You must book at least three flights using the Multi-City option Your stopover cannot be in the same region as where your travel originated The final flight must end in the originating region ...

News Latvia » Travel: Survey: 10 percent of Estonian residents travel specifically to buy booze

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/822767/survey-10-percent-of-estonian-residents-travel-specifically-to-buy-booze
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Some 10 percent undertook a trip specifically to buy alcoholic drinks in Latvia, a new survey shows. The price of alcoholic beverages and the excise duty levied on them by the state have been hotly debated over the last few months. A new survey by pollster ...

News Latvia » Travel: Sputnik and Zvezda falsely claim Hitler’s Mein Kampf is more popular than Harry Potter in Latvia

News channel or source: https://www.stopfake.org/en/sputnik-and-zvezda-falsely-claim-hitler-s-mein-kampf-is-more-popular-than-harry-potter-in-latvia/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

According to Latvian readers on “Google Reads,” while travel guides and books on Latvian cuisine tend to be best sellers in Latvia, the top selling book in the country is Epifānijas (Epiphanies), a collection by the poet Imants Ziedonis.

News Latvia » Travel: These Are the Top 10 Travel Destinations in the World Right Now

News channel or source: https://www.thrillist.com/news/nation/tripadvisor-ranked-the-10-best-travel-destinations-in-the-world
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Those are listed below, again in ascending order: Ishigaki, Japan Kapaa, Hawaii Nairobi, Kenya Halifax, Nova Scotia Gdansk, Poland San Jose, Costa Rica Riga, Latvia Rovinj, Croatia Nerja, Spain Casablanca, Morocco Hopefully this provides something of a ...

News Latvia » Travel: DIARY-Political and General News Events from April 23

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/sudanNews/idAFL3N1S04VI
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

SHANGHAI - Indian External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to China and attend the foreign ministers ... RIGA - Norway Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visit Latvia (to April 26). NEW YORK – Economic and Social Council ...

News Latvia » Travel: 17 bikers to travel 15,000 km, cover 17 countries

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/17-bikers-17-countries-15000-km/article23608873.ece
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

To cross many countries From there they would pass through China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Latvia and Estonia to reach Finland. The 65-day tour ...

News Latvia » Travel: Hainan Will Now Offer a 30-Day Visa-free Travel Entry for 59 Nations

News channel or source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180419006200/en/Hainan-Offer-30-Day-Visa-free-Travel-Entry-59
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Under the new policy, either groups or individuals from these 59 countries can visit Hainan Province for 30 days visa-free as long as they book their tours through travel agencies registered in Hainan Province and approved by the China National Tourism ...

News Latvia » Travel: ‘China’s Hawaii’ expands visa-free access to 33 more countries

News channel or source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/04/21/travel/chinas-hawaii-expands-visa-free-access-to-33-more-countries/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

New regulations expanding the travel privileges to 59 nations come into effect in ... Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Puhilippines, Poand ...

News Latvia » Travel: Bradley Jay Travel: ‘Riga, Latvia Is The New Prague.’

News channel or source: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/11/10/bradley-jay-travel-riga-latvia-is-the-new-prague/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

There are hundreds of travel videos about London, Paris, Prague, Vienna, Madrid and all the popular European destinations, so I am pleased to bring you something quite different this time. Introducing Riga, Latvia. Latvia is nestled at the corner of ...