About Lithuania – using no words

About Lithuania – using no words

2017-10-13

It is impossible to remain indifferent to Lithuania and experiences awaiting you here. A new video on Lithuania does not use words, but shows the most vivid emotions of tourists from around the world. In our country, what surprises them most? What takes their breath away? What puts them in a romantic mood? What makes them happy? The message for foreign tourists has been directed by Mykolas Vildžiūnas, while the author of the idea is the Department of Tourism. 

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            Growing impact of tourism on the Lithuanian economy

Growing impact of tourism on the Lithuanian economy

2017-10-13

It is the golden age for tourism now: during the first half of 2017, foreign tourists’ spending in Lithuania grew by almost one tenth and, compared to 2008, increased by almost 50 per cent, or EUR 210 million! This year, in the first six months, travel balance not only turned positive again, but also was one of the best during the last decade.  

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            Japan’s Two Tourism Awards Go To Lithuania

Japan’s Two Tourism Awards Go To Lithuania

2017-09-26

The third Japan Tourism Awards Ceremony hosted by the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) drew the name of Lithuania twice. The first award went to the State Department of Tourism for its long-standing successful cooperation with Latvia and Estonia in introducing the Baltic region in Japan and increasing tourism flows from the Land of the Rising Sun. The second award was conferred on Kaunas IN for the commemorative route of diplomat Chiune Sugihara in Kaunas and its promotion. 

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            Tourist Calculator for the First Half of the Year: The Number of Tourists in Lithuania Keeps Growing

Tourist Calculator for the First Half of the Year: The Number of Tourists in Lithuania Keeps Growing

2017-09-15

Residents of Germany, Italy, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Norway, Japan, China, the US and Israel. Changes in the flows of these particular tourists to Lithuania are closely monitored by the Department of Tourism. According to the newest statistical data of the first quarter of 2017, 210.7 thousand tourists from the aforementioned countries spent 1.059 million nights in our country from January to June. These two indicators are constantly increasing.  

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            Regional Partnership of the Baltic States Strengthens Competitiveness on the Tourism Market

Regional Partnership of the Baltic States Strengthens Competitiveness on the Tourism Market

2017-09-11

Lithuania, in cooperation with Latvia and Estonia, tries to attract tourists from Japan, the US, South Korea, and China. During “Baltic Connecting”, the most important major event for tourism business professionals in the Baltic states in Tallinn (Estonia), the opportunities of Lithuanian tourism were presented to more than sixty representatives of distant markets. Next year, the “Baltic Connecting” event will take place in Lithuania. 

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            Lithuania is a Perfect Country for Family Travels

Lithuania is a Perfect Country for Family Travels

2017-07-26

How many pins have you and your children already stuck into the world’s map in terms of the countries you have visited? How many of them have been stuck into the area of Lithuania on the map? Did you know that there are plenty of places for weekend getaways with children in our country? 

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            Lithuania launches world's first free image bank donated by its people

Lithuania launches world's first free image bank donated by its people

2017-06-21

 The idea behind Real is Beautiful Stock is to create an open online platform that would share the first person impression, not artificial version of Lithuania. Lithuanians, tourists, visitors, as well as involved organisations are encouraged to upload their photos and freely use photos from website as well.

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Tourism in Lithuania is Growing Even During the Off-season

2017-06-12

During the first three months of this year, about half a million tourists visited Lithuania with at least one overnight stay, which is 8.6% more compared to the same period last year. Local tourists accounted for 51.2% of this number making it 10.7% higher than the number recorded during January, February and March 2016.  

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            On the Occasion of the 20th Rural Tourism Season – TOP10 of the “Most Delicious” Homesteads

On the Occasion of the 20th Rural Tourism Season – TOP10 of the “Most Delicious” Homesteads

2017-06-01

On May 24th in Klaipėda district, a flag of rural tourism was hoisted and the 20th rural tourism season was officially opened.  

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Wayne’s World Media Group: “We Will Help Americans to Discover Lithuania”

2017-06-01

Comprehensive measures of marketing tourism to Lithuania in the USA will be provided by the company Wayne’s World Media Group. This week, an agreement was officially signed by the State Tourism Department under the Ministry of Economy and the marketing and integrated communication company for a period of 30 months (until 2020). 

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            Sales of Trips to Lithuania in China Have Increased by 169 Per Cent

Sales of Trips to Lithuania in China Have Increased by 169 Per Cent

2017-04-04

Lithuania has secured its positions in China as an attractive tourist destination. The advertising campaign conducted by the State Department of Tourism in the greatest Chinese travel platform CTRIP and the most popular social networks WeChat and Weibo has resulted in an increase in the sales of trips to Lithuania even by 169 per cent! 

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            Ideas for trips during the Easter weekend: which came first – the chicken or the egg?

Ideas for trips during the Easter weekend: which came first – the chicken or the egg?

2017-04-19

Where do the bats migrate? Which lake in Lithuania is the cradle for swans? How can one distinguish the voices of owls? How will birds contribute to the commemoration of the centenary of Lithuania?.. Lithuania is appreciated by a number of enthusiasts of ornitological tourism from foreign countries due to the unique bird migration paths intersecting the country and the variety of the species of birds spending the winters here. It seems that Lithuanians know less what are the places of the country where the birds that return from warm climate countries like nesting. Spring is the high season for hatching. Hence the Department of Tourism offers discovering these special places of Lithuania this spring, when the life of birds is active and a new cycle of live nature starts. 

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