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"Riga - The Style Lives On" among the winners of the world's best tourism film in 2012

International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals recognized film “Riga - The Style Lives On” (created by Cruise and Passenger Division of the Freeport of Riga Authority) among the best world’s tourism films in 2012.

 

The International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT) for 24th year in a row held the competition for the world’s best tourism film. From 1400 films involved in the contest, CIFFT recognized film “Riga - The Style Lives On” (created by Cruise and Passenger Division of the Freeport of Riga Authority) among eight best world tourism films in 2012.

Last week in Vienna, Austria, at the Gala Event of the contest, winner for Grand Prix CIFFT 2012 was finally announced. This year the ‘Grand Prix CIFFT’ award deservedly won Switzerland film “Gstaad – come up, slow down”.

Riga – the Style Lives On” together with the best films from Portugal, Serbia, Croatia, Mexico, Spain and Austria had been awarded with prestigious ‘Nominee for the Grand Prix CIFFT’ award.

The objective of the CIFFT Festival is to maintain an international platform encouraging global tourism through audio-visual media.

On behalf of Cruise and Passengers Division of the Freeport of Riga, we express our gratitude to CIFFT for appreciation of our film on international level! Likewise we send congratulations to the Swiss counterparts with deserved victory in the competition!

Film “Riga- The Style Lives On” is available on www.whyriga.com. Pictures of the awards ceremony and winning films can be found on www.cifft.com