Vilnius to Host International Baltic Connecting 2018 Tourism Event

Vilnius to Host International Baltic Connecting 2018 Tourism Event

2018-10-09

Lithuania will host the Baltic Connecting event which aims at bringing together Baltic countries tourism business leaders with tourism professionals from long-haul markets. 

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            To mark the occasion of the Pope’s visit, Lithuania presents to the world its sites of pilgrimage

To mark the occasion of the Pope’s visit, Lithuania presents to the world its sites of pilgrimage

2018-09-05

Pope Francis will visit Lithuania on this years September 22-23. He will meet the Lithuanian youth in the square of the main Lithuanian sanctuary the Cathedral of Vilnius, and he will pray and meet with the faithful in the Chapel of the Gate of Dawn, celebrate Mass in the Santaka Park in Kaunas, and pay tribute to the victims of Soviet crimes in the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights in the capital. In its preparation for the Popes visit, Lithuania is presenting to the world its sites of exceptional pilgrimage experience. 

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            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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