Riga port cruise season in July

During the cruise season 20 cruise ships entered Rīga port in July, bringing to Riga 21 627 tourists, that is by 19% more than in July 2009. 880 children up to age of 12 as well as 6 671 crew members were onboard.

Most of all the guests brought to Rīga by cruise ships were from Sweden, USA, Great Britain, Germany and Norway.

Cruise ship Vision of the Seas of the American company Royal Caribbean Internation was also greeted by the Rīga port Authority in July since the ship entered Rīga port for the first time.