„The last couple weeks I've been running through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and the standard of cooking here really has blown me away. Latvia is easily the best country I've run through so far in terms of food." - Kevin Carr has written in the Kevin's blog on the Jamie Oliver site www.jamieoliver.com. More about Kevin's experience in Latvia here.
Chosen by readers of USA TODAY and Riga triumphs as the winner in the 'Prettiest European City'. „Riga, the capital of Latvia and the 2014 European Capital of Culture, is only beginning to get the attention it deserves. The "Gem of the Baltics" combines a pulsating big city vibe with a UNESCO-listed Old Town and one of Europe's richest cultural scenes. Architecture buffs will recognize Riga as home to Europe's largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings." The winners in the 'Prettiest European City' contest category for 10Best Readers' Choice are as follows Riga (Latvia), Bergen (Norway), Innsbruck (Austria), Dubrovnik (Croatia), Chester (England), Prague (Czech Republic), Budapest (Hungary), Santorini (Greece), Venice (Italy) and Bruges (Belgium). Voting was heavy in this contest; congrats to all winners! More about contest - www.10best.com/awards/travel/prettiest-european-city.
The general meeting of Latvian Association of Tourism Information Organizations "LATTŪRINFO" took place on April 11, 2013 where the new board and the new chairperson of the association were elected. The following individuals were elected as the new board members: Ingrīda Smuškova – manager of TIC in Tukums, Vita Kindereviča – manager of TIC of Jelgava City and region, Artis Gustovskis – manager of TIC in Kuldīga, Ināra Gražule – manager of TIC in Aglona, Ieva Skutule – manager of TIC of Ogre and Ikšķile, Kristīne Voldemāre – manager of TIC in Roja and Daina Vinklere – pro-dean of the International Tourism Department of the business college "Turība". The manager of TIC of Tukums, Ingrīda Smuškova, was elected the new chairperson of the association.
On 14.05.2012, "Daily Mail" published information on how the most beautiful country in the world was determined. The UK-based website "FirstChoice" asked the holiday-planners to point out the country, which they believe to be the most beautiful country in the world. Surprisingly, the travellers on Twitter and Pinterest have chosen Latvia as the most beautiful country in the world.

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