Foreigners Accepted Invitation to Lithuania: Number of Tourists Rose Even During Off Season

Foreigners Accepted Invitation to Lithuania: Number of Tourists Rose Even During Off Season

2018-06-12

Promotion of Lithuanian tourism in London Underground stations, outdoor advertising in Riga and Tallinn, campaigns in UK travel magazines, Israeli daily newspapers, advertising campaign at Warsaw Airport, active positioning of Lithuania as an attractive destination for tourism in the digital environment: advertising campaign in online travel platform TripAdvisor, travel bookings in the Italian site of eDreams portal, as well as in one of the largest travel portals OPODO in Germany... State Department of Tourism is already recording positive results of the campaigns carried out in the priority markets of incoming tourism: according to the statistics of the first quarter of accommodation establishments, even before the start of the tourist season, i.e. in January, February and March, the number of foreign tourists grew by 7.7 percent. In total, more than a quarter of a million (267.9 thousand) foreigners traveled in Lithuania. 

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            Lonely Planet picks Vilnius as one of the top places in Europe to visit this summer

Lonely Planet picks Vilnius as one of the top places in Europe to visit this summer

2018-05-22

Lonely Planet today revealed that Vilnius have been selected by leading travel authority Lonely Planet as one of its top ten places to visit in Europe this year, ranked alongside Italy’s food heartland of Emilia-Romagna, and the Northern Spanish region of Cantabria. 

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            Urban Weekend Tourism. TOP 10 destinations

Urban Weekend Tourism. TOP 10 destinations

2018-05-02

It is not only nature that is blossoming; spring has arrived in the cities, townships and old towns, where exclusive attractions, stories and culinary experiences await the tourists. 

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            TRAVEL CAMPAIGN: EXPLORE BALTIC MANORS

TRAVEL CAMPAIGN: EXPLORE BALTIC MANORS

2018-04-27

More than 130 historic manor houses and castles in three Baltic countries will open their doors to the visitors in summer 2018. The manor associations of three countries have joined their forces to organize a cross-border event to visualize the density of manor network in these countries; to highlight the significance of the manors as drivers of cultural, economic and regional development in the past as well as today.Visitors are expected from May 24th till Sept 16th. 

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            Lithuanian tourism stories are of particular interest to global media giants this year

Lithuanian tourism stories are of particular interest to global media giants this year

2018-04-24

“The smallest republic in the world, Užupis, located in the capital of Lithuania, is a must-see for any visitor to Europe”, the biggest German national broadcaster “Deutsche Welle” announces as it introduces a video commentary on Užupis in its website that has a readership of 1.3 million. Soon Lithuania will also be covered in an enormously popular “NTV” cooking show “Poedem, poedim!” (“Let’s go, let’s eat!”). It has taken two years for the Department of Tourism to arrange an fam trip with the host of the show John Warren from Great Britain. Lithuania will be visited and covered by “Forbes”, “The Telegraph”, “National Geographic” as well as by journalists from other famous magazines from priority incoming tourism markets. 

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            UNESCO World Heritage in Lithuania: Do Tourists Know and Appreciate It?

UNESCO World Heritage in Lithuania: Do Tourists Know and Appreciate It?

2018-03-30

As many as 1,073 objects in 167 countries. This is the ambition of enthusiastic visitors of UNESCO World heritage sites who share their travel experiences on a special website. They also seek to visit four Lithuania’s values that are on the UNESCO World Heritage list. 

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            Benefit Brought by Tourism Increases

Benefit Brought by Tourism Increases

2018-02-28

Last year, Lithuania received 1.55 million foreign tourists who stayed at least one night, i.e. 4.3% more than in 2016, as seen from statistics on accommodation services. General growth in the industry, including local tourism, amounted to 6.6% last year. The number of tourists who were provided with accommodation constituted 2.92 million. 

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            Lithuania Is One of the Safest Countries for Tourists in the World

Lithuania Is One of the Safest Countries for Tourists in the World

2018-02-19

“Lithuania is a safe country for tourists to visit,” as demonstrated by the studies of the World Economic Forum and the Institute for Economics and Peace. Such studies are becoming increasingly more relevant because, according to international organisations for tourism, the countries’ safety will remain the principal factor while choosing to travel and will prevail over the price in 2018. 

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            Celebrate Lithuania’s centennial at the Telegraph Travel Show

Celebrate Lithuania’s centennial at the Telegraph Travel Show

2018-02-14

Lithuania has announced it will be exhibiting at the Telegraph Travel Show from 23rd -25th February 2018 at Excel in London for the first time. Focusing on Lithuania’s milestone anniversary, consumers will have the opportunity to see why Lithuania is one of the hottest destinations for this year and beyond. 

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            Embarking on a Centenary Expedition – with a Virtual “Guide”

Embarking on a Centenary Expedition – with a Virtual “Guide”

2018-01-22

The Department of Tourism invites us to begin the anniversary year by downloading a mobile application of the Centenary Route. From now on, a virtual “guide” will help you to search for a stuffed owl which used to be a pet of J. Basanavičius, a church built by a signatory using a barn’s planks, a monument cast from melted cents, villas which witnessed the stories of a resort town’s nudists, an apple-tree garden of A. Smetona or other distinctive features of the restored Lithuania.  

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            Let‘s Celebrate Together Centennial of Lithuania!

Let‘s Celebrate Together Centennial of Lithuania!

2017-12-29

Prestigious travel magazine Wanderlust has announced Lithuania along with Latvia and Estonia the hottest destination of 2018. The reason for that is 100th birthday of restoration of these states, therefore next year you will be able to see at least 100 times more than usually. 

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            Lithuanian Destination of Excellence: Pakruojis Manor

Lithuanian Destination of Excellence: Pakruojis Manor

2017-12-08

           In the Northern part of Lithuania which is notable for its brewery traditions and the cuisine of noblemen, on the right bank of the Kruoja River, there is a manor of classist style which was included in the Record Book as the biggest complex of manor buildings that has survived to the modern day in Lithuania. Here one can delve into the manor style life any season – in summer, and during the nocturnal shepherding event, also during the Christmas season and while listening to the fairy-tale about the Nutcracker and stories about noblemen fon Ropus, about the miracles of technology of that time, a wind mill or even the moustache of the Lithuanian Robin Hood, Tadas Blinda. Pakruojis Manor has been announced the Destination of Excellence of Lithuanian Cultural Tourism 2017. 

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