Adventur exhibition is inviting to discover cities and towns of the world and Lithuania

Adventur exhibition is inviting to discover cities and towns of the world and Lithuania

2016-01-06

The end of January marks is the time to plan your new journeys. Get Ready to Travel is the slogan of the international tourism, travel and active leisure exhibition Adventur which this year is inviting its loyal visitors to the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO in Vilnius for the fourth time. The highlight of this year's exhibition is city break.

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            The most successful tourism projects 2015 have been awarded

The most successful tourism projects 2015 have been awarded

2015-12-18

The State Department of Tourism (hereinafter - SDT) has announced and awarded the most successful tourism projects of this year. It is a traditional event that has been organized for the twelfth consecutive year bringing together all tourism professionals that this year for the first time was held in Kaunas. On December 17, in the Town Hall of Kaunas the projects under eleven nominations received the awards. In addition, two persons for their special contributions to the field of tourism were awarded the Crosses of Tourism.

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United Nations declares 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

2015-12-08

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution, adopted on 4 December, recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness of the rich heritage of various civilizations and in bringing about a better appreciation of the inherent values of different cultures, thereby contributing to the strengthening of peace in the world”.

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            International Support For CONVENE Grows

International Support For CONVENE Grows

2015-12-04

An increasing presence of international organisations, airlines, meetings industry trade associations, trade media and leading figures are supporting CONVENE 2016.

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            Will winter activities promote local tourism in Lithuania?

Will winter activities promote local tourism in Lithuania?

2015-12-01

Today, the calendar winter has begun which will give for Lithuanian people an opportunity to enjoy this season's biggest attractions.

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            Germany: No 1 Inbound Tourism Market of Lithuania

Germany: No 1 Inbound Tourism Market of Lithuania

2015-11-27

Within 9 months of this year, number of domestic tourists in Lithuanian accommodation establishments has increased by even 10.8 percent (from January to September), if compared to the same period last year; while the number of foreign tourists increased by 2.4 percent. Foreign tourists form 54.9 percent and domestic – 45.1 percent of the total tourism market.

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            Inaugurated the UNWTO workshop in Lithuania

Inaugurated the UNWTO workshop in Lithuania

2015-11-23

The UNWTO workshop in Lithuania on Tourism Marketing: from products to experiences , organized by the World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation and Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania, was inaugurated on 23rd November in Birstonas, Lithuania, by Dr. Renaldas Čiužas, Head of Tourism policy division of the Ministry of Economy; Mrs. Nijolė Dirginčienė, Mayor of Birštonas and Sonia Figueras, UNWTO. Capacity programme manager at the UNWTO. Themis Foundation and the facilitators of the course: Valeria Croce and Montserrat Peñarroya.

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            A Spit Cake (Šakotis) was Proclaimed the Best Lithuanian Gastronomic Project

A Spit Cake (Šakotis) was Proclaimed the Best Lithuanian Gastronomic Project

2015-11-20

In Lithuania’s best gastronomic project elections which were organized yesterday, on the 19th of November, by the Lithuanian State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy and the European Commission a Spit Cake triumphed.

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UNWTO strongly condemns the attacks in Paris

2015-11-16

UNWTO is deeply shocked by the tragic attacks perpetrated in Paris. On the behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims and to the French people in this difficult moment.

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Lithuanian state department of tourism reveals new BBC drama "War and Peace" to be aired in January 2016 was filmed in Vilnius, Lithuania

2015-11-02

Lithuania will target film tourism in 2016 as a result of the release of War and Peace the new BBC drama series in January 2016. The six-part television series based on Leo Tolstoy‘s novel War and Peace filmed in Vilnius and other parts of Lithuania is going to be aired in the UK in early January 2016. The series has been made by BBC Cymru Wales Drama, in partnership with The Weinstein Company and BBC Worldwide/Lookout Point.

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            For foreign countries – general invitation of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to visit Baltic States

For foreign countries – general invitation of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to visit Baltic States

2015-10-27

On 28-31 October, 60 outbound tourism organizers from foreign countries will participatein the business mission “Baltic Connecting 2015” organized by the  State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy (hereinafter - the SDT) which will be held in Vilnius. This is the largest and most significant common platform of Baltic States for tourism professionals. Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian tourism professionals will unite for the 9th time.

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            Art Deco furniture and interior design from Kaunas  - modernism era is exhibited for the first time

Art Deco furniture and interior design from Kaunas - modernism era is exhibited for the first time

2015-10-15

The exhibition „Art Deco Kaunas 1919 - 1940: Feeling of Home“ at Kaunas Garrison Officers Club is dedicated exclusively to the Interwar period Kaunas furniture craft and interior design. Most of the exhibits from the private collections are on display for the first time.

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