More visitors, fewer tourists?

  • 2012-05-30
  • By Ilze Powell
RIGA - While strolling around the narrow streets of Old Riga on a sunny Friday afternoon, it was immediately noticeable that most establishments were only half full. The few customers were leisurely sipping a single beer or coffee, or opted for the combo lunch offer.With continuing rounds of austerity measures being pressed around Europe, The Baltic Times interviewed a random series of managers and tourists throughout Old Riga to see whether this belt-tightening has been affecting the tourism industry.Can there be more visitors around?Despite data from the Central Statistical ...
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