practical information

Forum Venue

The 5G Techritory Forum takes place in Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, which is located in the city center and makes the nearby beautiful streets and attractions easy to explore. Reaching 90 m in height, the hotel is a bit of a local landmark – so you'll always be able to find your way back!

Flight Information

The national Latvian airline airBaltic, the Official Airline of 5G Techritory Forum, offers flights to/from Riga connecting you to more than 70 destinations.

You can book flight tickets with a 15% discount from 14 August - 25 November with travel period from November 25 – December 3 by following these steps:

1. Go to airBaltic, choose the destination and dates.
2. Clicking on the “I have a voucher code” or “% Enter E-Voucher(-s)” field, then type in discount code: BALTIC5G19 (case sensitive).
3. Click on “Find Flights & Fares”.

Fares with discount will appear on the upper right corner and will be marked with a gift box icon.Please, bear in mind that the discount will not be applied to the campaign and special fares.

Riga International Airport is located only 10 km southwest of the Riga city center. A taxi ride from the airport to central Riga takes around 20 minutes, depending on the traffic. The best choices for taxis are the light green coloured “Baltic Taxi” or “Red Cab”. A reasonable price for a taxi ride from the airport to downtown Riga is 15-20 EUR.


Hotels

Please, find information about hotels below. The participants of the 5G Techritory Forum are eligible for special fares – just follow the instructions when making your reservation.

Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel****, the venue of the 5G Techritory Forum
Book one of 571 hotel rooms and suites to enjoy a good night's sleep in modern surroundings. Enjoy the hotel's swimming pool, fitness studio, saunas, steam rooms, and open-air vitality pool during your stay in Riga.

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Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel****, within a 5-minute walk from the venue of the 5G Techritory Forum
Let's-not-leave-yet beds, warm atmosphere, and homelike comfort – that's Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel's signature. It might appear rather small from the outside, but you'll be surprised how spacious and welcoming the hotel is on the inside. Radisson Blu Elizabete offers 228 rooms and suites, as well as a restaurant and a bar on the ground floor. Facing one of Riga's favourite parks, the hotel is situated right in the center of the city, just a couple of minutes on foot from the Old Town.

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Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga*****, within a 10-minute walk from the venue of the 5G Techritory Forum
Grand Hotel Kempinski is the first luxury hotel in Riga, situated in the heart of the Latvian capital. Just opposite the National Opera House and by the entrance to the town’s historic center, the main tourist attractions are within walking distance. Discover the finest collection of 141 luxury rooms and suites along with an all-day-dining and a rooftop restaurant, a bar, and a cigar lounge.

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Grand Poet Hotel*****, a 7-minute walk from the venue of the 5G Techritory Forum
Grand Poet Hotel is located in the very heart of historic Riga, just steps away from the Freedom Monument, Old Town Riga, Latvian National Opera, and directly overlooking the Bastion Hill. The hotel is perfectly positioned with easy access to key business and diplomatic centers, historical sites, shopping, and the city’s trendiest landmarks. Grand Poet Hotel is the city’s premier choice for stylish accommodations, providing 168 bright and airy guest rooms.

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About Riga

Riga is the largest metropolis in the Baltics, perfectly blending timeless tradition and cutting-edge cool. Drop by and get energized by finding surprises on every street and rooftop.

Riga is a modern European capital with more than 800 years of history, a rich cultural life, and its own distinctive aura, charm, and style.

The architecture of Riga is beauteous and diverse. Explore 800-year-old Gothic churches, built by the founders of Riga, medieval buildings in the Old Town, exquisite Art Nouveau, as well as wooden buildings, which all make Riga a true pearl of architecture.

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Useful Info

Latvia is a member state of the European Union and travellers have the same rules as in other EU member states. Latvia is a signatory of the Schengen Agreement; accordingly, there is no border control for people entering from other EU member states.

As a developed country of the EU, all modern communication services are available in Latvia. The country takes pride in one of the fastest Internet speeds in the world. 4G mobile connections are available throughout most of the country, and there is a vast network of ATMs in all cities. It is also possible to pay by credit card in most shops and restaurants.

The official currency of Latvia is the Euro.


Emergency numbers and hotlines

In the case of an emergency, dial 112 – the European emergency number, available free of charge and reachable from landlines, as well as mobiles. Dispatchers will give you information and instructions on how to act in emergencies or connect you to the appropriate service – emergency medical service, the fire department, gas emergency service, or the police.

The informational hotline 1188 provides information about business addresses, working hours, service providers, state institutions, public transport timetables, concerts and events, and more. You'll also receive the necessary tourism information about accommodations, museums, attractions, restaurants and cafes, and medical establishments.

You can use the 1188 information service homepage, which is available in English and Russian.


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