Balttour 2020 brings together thousands of travellers and tourism professionals!
The 27th International Travel Trade Fair “Balttour 2020” that brought together in the Kipsala International Exhibition Centre 850 tourism industry companies from across the world successfully closed on February 2. The fair was attended by 28,364 visitors willing to find out about the opportunities to travel Latvia or the world, to buy a trips and to learn the news of the industry!
Three days in the “Balttour 2020” theme hall “Discover the World!”, major travel agencies and tour operators presented their deals to destinations in nearly 200 countries! The fair was attended by the leading tour operators “Tez Tour”, “Novatours”, “Alida Tours” and “TUI”, as well as a great number of travel agencies – “Estravel”, “Latvia Tours”, “Begonija”, “365 brīvdienas”, “Jēkaba aģentūra” and other. Visitors had an opportunity to become acquainted with the tourism opportunities of neighbouring Estonia and Lithuania, as well as the newest and most popular destinations of Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Hungary and other countries. “Balttour 2020” was an opportunity to discover cultural differences, national cuisine, costumes, songs, dances and hospitality of different countries!
Visiting the thematic hall “Travel Latvia!”, visitors could learn about new places of interest in all regions of Latvia. Participants from Zemgale, Vidzeme, Latgale and Kurzeme presented interesting tourism routes, offered different creative workshops, activities and regional foods! Visitors had an opportunity to see the newest exhibit of the upcoming exhibition at Riga Motor Museum, try out medieval weapons in the exposition of Koknese, to discover the Ogre Municipality audio guide, send a love mail at the Ventspils exposition, learn about castle and manor routes and other great news in Latvia! For three days, visitors also enjoyed the beloved fair of home-made goods. Moreover, an extensive programme of events was held on the Balttour Main Stage.
“Balttour 2020” was attended by 28,364 visitors, including more than 5.7 thousand tourism professionals.
We would like to thank all participants, cooperation partners and visitors of “Balttour 2020”! All roads to the next trip lead through Kipsala!
See you again at the 28th International Travel Trade Fair “Balttour 2021” to be held from 5–7 February next year!
The trade fair “Balttour” is organised by the Association of Latvian Travel Agents and Operators (ALTA) and ensured by the International Exhibition Company BT 1.