- Structure and contacts
Updated 2014-02-27 09:02
State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy is implementing, administrating and coordinating more than 7 EU funded projects. These Projects are financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The main purpose of all projects is to implement Lithuanian tourism image and enchase the tourism products and service awareness in Lithuania and abroad. Marketing activities includes: B2B events, promotion in social media, participation in tourism fairs, big outdoors activities in target markets, publishing brochures in various languages and etc. State Department of Tourism also supports various European initiatives/projects: participation in European Commission project EDEN (European Destinations of Excellence), European Neighborhood Policy Twinning project “Strengthening the capacity of the Department of Tourism in the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan” and submitted application for European Commission project “Enhancement and promotion of the World Amber Road “.
State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy cooperates with national and international institutions and organisations in the field of statistics. The Statistics Lithuania, the Central Bank of the Republic of Lithuania and other national institutions provide statistical tourism data to State Department of Tourism. Lithuania is a member of two international tourism organisations - UNTWO and ETC. The statistical data of Lithuania tourism sector is regularly provided to these organisations and Lithuania is included in UNWTO and ETC reports.
On regulary basis tendencies of Lithuanian accommodation establishments statistics, domestic, outbound and inbound tourism as well as European and world tourism results are analysed. The Lithuanian tourism statistics and analysis are provided by request.