Number of international tourist arrivals reached 1.95 mil in 2017 in Latvia, according to Eurostat. This is 8.699999999999999 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Latvia reached an all time high of 2.02 mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.509 mil in 2000. When compared to Latvia's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Belarus amounted to 11.1 mil, 3.25 mil in Estonia, 2.52 mil in Lithuania and 24.4 mil in Russia in 2017.
Latvia has been ranked 88th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 11 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.