International tourist arrivals up 4% in the first four months of 2015

2015-07-13

International tourism demand continued to be robust between January and April 2015 with tourist arrivals increasing 4% worldwide according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Almost all regions enjoyed strong growth. Prospects for the May-August period remain upbeat, with close to 500 million tourists expected to travel abroad during these four months.

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In Ireland Lithuania to be positioned as amber country

2015-06-02

The exhibition Amber Differently, presenting unique amber cosmetics, as well as amber culinary delights and jewelry, also linen production and degustation of national cuisine awaits Irish travel operators and representatives of local mass media on June, 3rd duringthe presentation of Lithuanian tourism possibilities in Dublin. This event is organized by Lithuanian State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy and Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Ireland.

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             Lithuania presented at tourism event in Stockholm

Lithuania presented at tourism event in Stockholm

2015-05-13

On May 12, 2015 Lithuanian State Department of Tourismand the Lithuanian Embassy in Sweden, together with partners in Stockholm, held an event presenting Lithuanian tourism opportunities to Swedish tourism media.

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            The Ambassador Egidijus Meilūnas: In Lithuania Japanese tourists feel at home

The Ambassador Egidijus Meilūnas: In Lithuania Japanese tourists feel at home

2015-04-17

Awarded with the title of the Business Ambassador 2014 at the Lithuanian Business Confederation Awards, held on the 16th April, Egidijus Meilūnas, the Ambassador of Lithuania in Japan, states that tourism is one of the most promising areas for developing the relationship between Lithuania and Japan. 

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            Lithuania - much more than Sharas and the Vilna Gaon

Lithuania - much more than Sharas and the Vilna Gaon

2015-04-02

After opening the Embassy of Israel in Vilnius, joining the Euro Zone and after being chosen lately by the Lonely Planet as one of the world's top touristic attractions, Lithuania is becoming more accessible and welcoming to the Israeli tourists.

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            Lithuanians travelled and entered into expenditure more in Lithuania

Lithuanians travelled and entered into expenditure more in Lithuania

2015-04-01

Last year almost each Lithuanian at least once was touring in Lithuania - during 2014 a total of 2.6 million travels of Lithuanians in the country was counted, 2.3% more than in 2013.

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            Last year Lithuanian accommodation establishments were mostly delighted by tourists from Israel, Ukraine, Japan, Latvia and the United States

Last year Lithuanian accommodation establishments were mostly delighted by tourists from Israel, Ukraine, Japan, Latvia and the United States

2015-03-02

Last year at Lithuanian accommodation establishments stayed 2.4 million of tourists, 8.2 % more than in 2013. Number of foreign tourist in accommodation establishments of the country in 2014 increased to 1.3 million, the number of local tourists exceeded 1 million.

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Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014

2015-01-28

International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
The number of international tourists (overnight visitors) reached 1,138 million in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013. With an increase of 4.7%, this is the fifth consecutive year of above average growth since the 2009 economic crisis.

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            TOP 5 reasons to visit Lithuania

TOP 5 reasons to visit Lithuania

2015-01-27

We already know that Lithuania has so much to offer, but it’s nice to see that the travel industry is taking notice too. Have a look at the destinations’ recent accolades, agreeing that Lithuania is the place to visit in 2015.

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The Participants of Buy Lithuania 2015 will Develop Travel Options to Travel to Lithuania

2015-01-22

Buy Lithuania 2015, the event organised by the State Department of Tourism (SDT) will take place on January 23-25 for the 12th time. This is the third time when this annual platform for travel professionals will be held at the international tourism, travel and active leisure exhibition ADVENTUR 2015. In twelve years of Buy Lithuania, our country as a destination has been presented for already almost a thousand of tour operators and travel agencies looking for new travel destinations for tourists from such countries like Belarus, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, Latvia, Poland, the Netherlands, Norway, France, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, Germany, etc.

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            The list of the most important works of J. Kazlauskienė, the Director of the State Department of Tourism, includes the enhancement of the supervision of tourism market and protection of the rights of tourists

The list of the most important works of J. Kazlauskienė, the Director of the State Department of Tourism, includes the enhancement of the supervision of tourism market and protection of the rights of tourists

2015-01-08

In the press conference organised on 8th of January Jurgita Kazlauskienė, the new Director of the State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy, said that her main task is to strengthen the monitoring and supervision of tourism market and to improve the protection of the rights of tourists.

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            Lithuania presents tourism opportunities to German travel trade partners in Munich

Lithuania presents tourism opportunities to German travel trade partners in Munich

2014-11-24

On 20th November 2014 the Lithuanian State Department of Tourism (LSDT) successfully held an event for the German travel trade industry in Munich. 

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