British Airways has announced four new short-haul routes to Wroclaw and Gdansk in Poland, Riga in Latvia and Cluj-Napoca in Romania. Departures will begin in July.
Aruba, the Pacific Islands, Bhutan, Timor-Leste and Mongolia have all been added to the UK quarantine-free travel list. Guests arriving from the countries will no longer be expected to self-isolate.
As business and leisure travel to Eastern Europe continues to surge, InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed its first ever presence in Latvia.
Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga will open its doors to guests as of October. With the famous Latvian National Opera House by its side and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at its feet, the hotel presents a whole new level of comfort and elegance to both city guests and locals.