As of May 1 hotel rooms and conference facilities in Riga, Latvia, are cheaper as the value added tax (VAT) rate for hotels is decreased more than two times from 21% down to 10%.
Riga – Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: ““Riga is the best city to visit this summer season, with hundreds of attractions under the innovative citybrand Live Riga, and signature events such as Go Blonde festival, Nordea Riga Marathon, Riga Opera Festival, Culture Summer activities and many more. With the hotel VAT rate more than halved, Riga is an excellent destination for leisure travel, conferences and business.”
The airline has created bargain flight+hotel packages to Riga available through its online travel agency www.airBalticTravel.com and offering a discount of at least 20%.
airBaltic serves 80 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.