With new hotels and venues opening every year, Latvia is becoming an ever more attractive events destination: easy to reach and with ample meeting space in picture-perfect historical and natural surroundings.
RIGA – CONVENIENT TO REACH FROM DESTINATIONS WORLDWIDE
Riga – The Baltic’s biggest airport is directly connected to over 100 destination in Europe and it is located only 1h from Stockholm, 2h 10min from Frankfurt, 2h 40min from London and Paris. National airline Air Baltic has the youngest jet fleet in Europe with many routes served by the ultra-modern Airbus A220. Lufthansa, SAS, Finnair and Turkish Airlines are among the airlines connecting Riga International Airport to destinations worldwide.
Daily ferries connect Riga to Stockholm, and comfortable buses travel between Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn on a near-hourly basis.
COMING SOON: Rail Baltica, meanwhile, is a major infrastructure project currently in the planning stages, and will connect the Baltics to the rest of Europe by high speed railway.
FROM FAIRY-TALE BALLROOMS TO LEADING-EDGE CONFERENCE SUITES
The Historic Centre of Riga – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – tells just part of the city’s story with popular venues including the House of Black Heads and Latvian National Museum of Art. Visitors are able to discover Riga’s industrial heritage, wooden architecture and markets on a city rally, or choose a venue such as the brand new Hanzas Perons, which was once a railway loading station.
Riga is also close to beaches and national parks should one wish to add outdoor elements to an event programme or be closer to nature for the duration of a meeting.
Photo: Riga, Latvia