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NEED TO KNOW 2022

Riga offers vivid and contrasting tourism infrastructure. Its small boutique concept hotels are located next to modern and contemporary larger hotels. Riga is home to the largest hotel in the Baltics – Radisson Blu Latvija with 571 guest rooms. Riga’s city restaurants offer modern Latvian cuisine to surprise and satisfy the most demanding gourmet eaters. Riga for meetings and event planners is like a chocolate shop – there is a variety of flavours for everyone!

The city offers a wide variety of cultural and historical activities. Various museums and exhibition halls, alongside a great meeting offer, render the city a must-visit for classical music and opera lovers. There are numerous parks and gardens in the city centre, and visitors can even meet beavers in the canal in the city.

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BEST INCENTIVE IDEA

Local DMCs are providing tailor-made incentive programs, depending on the clients’ requirements and their CSR programs.

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BEST KEPT SECRETS

Riga is a safe, reliable and affordable meetings and events destination in the Northern Europe region, which is easy to reach from more than 100 destinations throughout Europe.

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PERFECT GIFT

Riga’s unique gifts include Riga Black Balsam, Latvian dark rye bread or Abavas rhubarb sparkling wine for adults and ‘Gotiņa” milk toffee candies for kids.

TOP EVENTS IN 2022

This year, Riga will play host to the 5G Techritory Riga Conference, Riga COMM 2022, 18th Congress of the Baltic Association of Dermatovenerologists, LATO Riga Conference 2022, and numerous smaller events.

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RIGA FACT SHEET

Destination population:632,614
The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms:5450
The number of 4* and 5* category hotels:32
The size of the largest hall in the city (in m2):3551
Maximum hall capacity in theatre style (largest hall in the city)3335
Banquet hall maximum capacity (largest hall in the city):2070
The number of professional studios for digital and hybrid events:5
Average internet speed when organising events (Mbps):120

MTLG EVALUATION 2021

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DESTINATION FINAL GRADE

RIGA INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2021 
Natural and cultural factors4.69
General and transport infrastructure4.67
Tourist infrastructure4.77
Meeting infrastructure4.72
Subjective grade4.78
Marketing Buzz4.55
ICCA index - worldwide ranking3.62
Numbeo Quality of life Index2.87
Numbeo Safety Index3.41
ACI Airport Connectivity Index3.71
Nomad List Overall Score3.68
FINAL GRADE4.18

WHO TO CONTACT

MEET RIGA
Kungu iela 3, Centra rajons
Riga, Latvia
E: aigars.smiltans@riga.lv
W: http://meetriga.com/lv/