From 1st – 3rd February, 2019 the 26th international travel trade “Balttour 2019” took place in Kipsala International Exhibition Centre and it brought together 860 tourism industry companies from across the world. The fair was attended by 28,050 visitors. In the thematic hall “Travel Latvia!” visitors could learn about new traveling routes in all regions of Latvia. In the other hall “Discover the World!” it was possible to buy trips to destinations in almost 200 countries and to get information on the newest tourist attractions around the world.
During the first day of the exhibition two project team members from Turiba University visited this event and the leaflets of the new Erasmus+ project “Cultural knowledge and linguistic competences as a means to develop 21st century skills” were also disseminated to participants as well as for the guests of this event.
Prof. Ineta Luka
Turiba University team manager