10 Lithuanian gastronomic projects are competing for the title of the best

10 Lithuanian gastronomic projects are competing for the title of the best

2015-09-30

What is the best Lithuanian cuisine can offer - beer brewed according to the old tradition, traditional tree cake (lit. šakotis) or traditional seacoast fish soup? It will become clear in mid-November, when the best Lithuanian gastronomic project will be announced. Other European countries will also hear about it. After the selective stage, now 10 gastronomic projects from different regions of Lithuania compete for the award of best project.

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            World Tourism Day: Celebrating the billion opportunities brought about by the tourism sector

World Tourism Day: Celebrating the billion opportunities brought about by the tourism sector

2015-09-25

Under the theme ‘One billion tourists, one billion opportunities’, World Tourism Day 2015, celebrated on 27 September, emphasizes the impact of the sector on economic growth, job creation and development.

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            CONVENE Hosted Buyer Programme Opens

CONVENE Hosted Buyer Programme Opens

2015-09-16

Registration for the much sought-after hosted buyer programme of CONVENE has now opened and demand for places on this flexible and comprehensive scheme are once again expected to exceed the places available.

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            Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas: Lithuania will lead the WTO Commission for Europe under the World Tourism Organisation and represent Europe in shaping global sustainable tourism policy

Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas: Lithuania will lead the WTO Commission for Europe under the World Tourism Organisation and represent Europe in shaping global sustainable tourism policy

2015-09-16

Lithuania along with Switzerland and Montenegro were chosen to lead the WTO Commission for Europe at the 59th UN WTO Commission for Europe’s meeting, which was held in Medellin (Columbia). The duration of the term of office is four years. Also, Lithuania received the right to organise the 60th WTO Commission for Europe’s meeting in 2016 in Vilnius.

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            President of Colombia opens the 21st UNWTO General Assembly

President of Colombia opens the 21st UNWTO General Assembly

2015-09-14

Gathering more than 900 delegates from 120 countries, including over 70 Ministers and Secretaries of State for Tourism, the 21st Session of the UNWTO General Assembly opened in Medellín, Colombia, in the presence of President Juan Manuel Santos (14 September 2015).

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21 million more international tourists in the first half of 2015

2015-09-10

The number of international tourist arrivals grew by 4% in the first half of 2015 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Destinations worldwide received some 538 million international tourists between January and June 2015, an increase of 21 million compared to the same period of 2014.

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Service export potential lies in tourism sector

2015-08-28

To completely refocus on the West or, given accrued expertise and familiarity with the neighbours’ mentality, spend additional resources on the East? Entrepreneurs in many industries ask these questions while analyzing economic and financial indices as well as public moods in neighbouring countries. Tourism sector is no exception.

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Regarding compensations for the losses, incurred by tourists due to the insolvency of the UAB Voyage-Voyage

2015-08-28

On the 25 August the State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy (further referred to as SDT), addressed the Lithuanian branch of the insurance company BTA Insurance Company SE (further referred to as the BTA), demanding to pay the losses incurred by tourists due to the insolvency of the tour operator UAB Voyage-Voyage. 

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            Baltic amber attracts world famous scientists to Lithuania

Baltic amber attracts world famous scientists to Lithuania

2015-08-24

August 26-30 June 2015, Vilnius will bring together dozens of the world's most prominent researchers in gemmology from almost 30 countries worldwide. In the IGC‘2015 international conference held in Vilnius University, the latest trends of identification and research technology of precious minerals as well as prevalence of fakes and falsification of gemstones will be discussed.

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            State Department of Tourism is looking for the best Lithuanian gastronomic project

State Department of Tourism is looking for the best Lithuanian gastronomic project

2015-07-31

Best gastronomic destinations are being elected in Lithuania. 16 projects from various areas of the country applied seeking to be named as the best in Lithuania and presented to foreign tourists. Beer of Pakruojis manor, sakotis – traditional tree cake or local Baltic Sea fish – who would be introduced to Lithuanian and foreign tourists as the best we have in Lithuania? It will become clear in the fall.

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CONNECT announces Vilnius as 2016 destination

2015-07-21

13th - 15th March 2016, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
The Airport Agency, creator of CONNECT, is delighted to announce that Lithuanian Airports will be hosting the 13th CONNECT event in Vilnius from 13th – 15th March 2016.
Established as an essential date in the European route development calendar, CONNECT 2016 will bring together airlines, airports and industry suppliers to discuss current and future air transport links.

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The compensations were calculated for tourists, who experienced loss due to UAB Freshtravel insolvency

2015-07-20

State  Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy (hereinafter- SDT) turned to the insurance company ERGO Insurance SE Lithuanian branch (hereinafter- ERGO) on 20 July by demanding to pay insurance benefits for tourists, who experienced losses resulting from the insolvency of travel organizer UAB Freshtravel.

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