There is no doubt conference and event organisers benefit from securing 5 star deals at 3 star prices. ¬†Once hotel beds, transport and conference facilities are factored in, total costs in Riga are roughly 50% cheaper when compared to neighboring European cities like Stockholm and Copenhagen.
Riga International Airport is continuing to grow in size and attract more direct flights from all over the world. The location of the airport, only fifteen minutes away from the city centre where hotels, conference rooms and restaurants are all within walking distance of each another, ensures that transfer times are kept to a minimum.
Many of the hotels have fantastic meeting and conference facilities. Should you want a change of scene for your Gala Dinner, ¬†the magnificent House of the Blackheads is a perfect mix of the modern and the medieval. This breathtaking building is a direct replica of the original 14th century building. It is claimed that outside this building the first decorated Christmas tree in history first stood.
Other cosy and stylish options include the Small Guild and the History of Navigation Museum, which is actually one of the oldest museums in Europe. The beautiful hall and balcony offer conference delegates a time-trip dimension to their meetings. ¬†Should your company need a larger venue the Train museum is an ideal venue for gala dinners that require a large stage for performances. Bands have used this spectacular venue for concerts.
Jurmala is Latvia’s premier Spa Resort, located only a 30 minutes drive from Riga. It has been concluded by many spa experts that Jurmala offers one of the best levels of spa treatment in the world, with the expertise on offer in its high-class resort hotels rated as the best in Europe. The Baltic Beach Hotel and Jurmala Spa Hotel are both located in the heart of Jurmala, on the Baltic-sea coast line and each have conference capacities of 1200 and 600 places respectively.
It is important that your delegates also get the opportunity to explore and experience the city. Travel Out There will ensure that you can escape the meeting room and enjoy unforgettable experiences. From embarking on a interactive sightseeing game to hurtling down a bobsleigh track.
Article written by Austin Nicholas, CEO of Riga DMC and Incentive Agency Travel Out There