In 2017 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 7.7 million times, which is 14 % more than during the previous year. In 2017 foreign travellers spent EUR 692 mln in Latvia – EUR 47 mln more than in 2016.
In 2017, Latvia was visited by 1.95 million foreign overnight travellers (8.7 % more than in 2016), spending 12.7 % more and the expenditure amounting to EUR 534 million. As compared to the previous year, the total number of nights spent increased insignificantly, reaching 8.9 million nights. Visitors stayed in Latvia for 4.5 days on average – 0.4 days less than in 2016.