The next international trade show and fair Balttour is scheduled for 7–9 February 2025. Ķīpsala International Expo Centre will host the largest Baltic tourism event, which will attract tourism professionals from more than 34 countries, and thousands of travellers and industry professionals. Balttour offers broad information about popular destinations around the world, local tourism gems from Latvia and many less–discovered destinations, tourism innovations and recent industry research and conferences. International business-to-business events are also an integral part of Balttour, allowing businesses from different parts of the world find new partners.

Look back at the Balttour 2024

30th anniversary Balttour informed its visitors about current travel destinations in Latvia and regional tourism attractions, great travel deals and lots of valuable tips about most desired destinations abroad. airBaltic was at the Balttour, presenting its new destinations. Other travel operators promoted exciting travel options in Latvia. There were presentations of local attractions, and also international travel industry matchmaking event. To promote more meaningful discussion on current trends in travel industry research, Ķīpsala Expo Centre hosted the conference ‘Travel research in Latvia: current and future trends’, which was co-organised by Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and Association of Latvian Travel Agents and Operators (ALTA).

Traveller’s stories was one of the new Balttour events that was very popular among visitors. Main stage of Balttour was turned over to travelling enthusiasts, including well-known and beloved celebrities who shared their stories. Here are some of them: Kristīne Virsnīte, Zane Eniņa, Juris Smaļinskis, Gundega Skudriņa, Aigars Lauzis, Ilona Balode and many more.

Balttour Main stage was also the venue for the EXIT RIGA brand presentation by Riga Metropolitan tourism development initiative. It is a new application for travellers. Tez Tour Latvia also revealed its 2024 destinations at its dedicated stand. You can find the full Balttour 2024 programme here.

Balttour 2024 brought together 342 companies from 34 countries – Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Albania, Georgia, Italy, Montenegro, Cyprus, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland and other countries. To see the full list of participating countries, click here.


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The Balttour trade fair is organised by the Association of Latvian Travel Agents and Operators (ALTA). Service provider: International Exhibition Company BT 1.


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Discover the Baltics!

  • Tips for traveling in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania
  • New routes, tourist attractions and adventures
  • Different accommodation, recreational opportunities, bicycle routes
  • Health and wellness tourism
  • Various offers from Latvian regions
  • The most exciting tourist attractions in the neighbouring countries
  • Homemade foods and craft fair

Travel abroad!

  • What’s new in the most popular foreign resorts
  • Travel vouchers and special offers from travel agencies
  • Airline, bus and ferry tickets
  • Road travel, other ideas and suggestions
  • Presentations of destinations and vacation programmes
  • Colourful participants from Europe and other continents
  • Routes in the Baltic Sea region