[01.07.2008] Vidzeme Tourism Association Marketing Council meeting (with photos)
The meeting took place on 17th of June in Jūrmala where Vidzeme tourism specialists could get acquainted with Jūrmala tourism offers
Before the meeting the tourism specialists visited Jūrmala Tourism Information Centre
The meeting begun with presentation by Gunta Ušpele about Jūrmala city marketing activities in year 2008 as well as the main news: tourist statistics about the first quarter of 2008, the development of the tourism infrastructure, city development strategy from 2007 - 2018, city marketing activities etc.
Afterwards Raitis Sijāts, the head of the VTA, informed the participants about the participation in "Travel days" in Stockholm, about the application procedure to the Latvian-Estonian cross-border project Go cycling through Vidzeme and Southern Estonia as well as the cooperation offer from France to participate in tourism fair in Strasbourg (France) in year 2009.
Inga Vilde, the CEO of VTA analysed the visit of the TDSA (Tourism Development State Agency) representatives on the 5th and 6th of June.
Angnese Ramata, the head of TDSA Vidzeme office informed about the recent TDSA activities. During the meeting the details about the "Vidzeme Tourism Catalogue" were analysed as well as the preparation for "Balttour 2009".
The participants of the meeting also visted the newest tourist recreation objects in Jūrmala: boattrip with ship "New wave", family park in Liepupe, "Hotel Jūrmala Spa" as well as the art gallery "Inner light" in Majori.
Information prepared by Sanita Soma, the head of VTA Marketing Council
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