In view of the rapid growth of passenger traffic and introduction of new services, from 23 March the tourist bureau „Welcome to Riga!” at RIGA International Airport will receive clients on vaster premises in the airport terminal.
The expanded and reconstructed bureau „Welcome to Riga!” is located in the Arrivals Sector E and intended for visitors of Latvia and Riga. At the bureau „Welcome to Riga!” tourists can buy RIGA airport RIX Club privilege cards, Riga tourist maps, Riga Card for travel in the public transport and visits to various museums, phone cards and pre-paid mobile phone cards.
At „Welcome to Riga!” bureau the travellers will be able to book rooms in the hotels of Riga and Jūrmala, hostels or apartments in the Old Town, the centre of Riga, Pārdaugava (on the left bank of the Daugava River) or Jūrmala. Sending and receiving of faxes, photocopying and scanning services will also be provided to the clients as well as a guided tour of the airport.
Beside the usual services of hotel booking, sale of RIX Club privilege cards, tourist maps and various phone cards „Welcome to Riga!” bureau now also has gifts with the airport logo on offer.
For the first time the tourist bureau „Welcome to Riga!” was opened at RIGA International Airport in the summer of 2004. Fast growth of passenger traffic in the subsequent years called for vaster space and range of services. Now the tourist bureau „Welcome to Riga!” serves several thousands of customers per month.
The opening of the bureau was attended by the business partners of RIGA International Airport.