Lithuania is a Perfect Country for Family Travels

Lithuania is a Perfect Country for Family Travels

2017-07-26

How many pins have you and your children already stuck into the world’s map in terms of the countries you have visited? How many of them have been stuck into the area of Lithuania on the map? Did you know that there are plenty of places for weekend getaways with children in our country? 

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            Lithuania launches world's first free image bank donated by its people

Lithuania launches world's first free image bank donated by its people

2017-06-21

 The idea behind Real is Beautiful Stock is to create an open online platform that would share the first person impression, not artificial version of Lithuania. Lithuanians, tourists, visitors, as well as involved organisations are encouraged to upload their photos and freely use photos from website as well.

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Tourism in Lithuania is Growing Even During the Off-season

2017-06-12

During the first three months of this year, about half a million tourists visited Lithuania with at least one overnight stay, which is 8.6% more compared to the same period last year. Local tourists accounted for 51.2% of this number making it 10.7% higher than the number recorded during January, February and March 2016.  

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            On the Occasion of the 20th Rural Tourism Season – TOP10 of the “Most Delicious” Homesteads

On the Occasion of the 20th Rural Tourism Season – TOP10 of the “Most Delicious” Homesteads

2017-06-01

On May 24th in Klaipėda district, a flag of rural tourism was hoisted and the 20th rural tourism season was officially opened.  

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Wayne’s World Media Group: “We Will Help Americans to Discover Lithuania”

2017-06-01

Comprehensive measures of marketing tourism to Lithuania in the USA will be provided by the company Wayne’s World Media Group. This week, an agreement was officially signed by the State Tourism Department under the Ministry of Economy and the marketing and integrated communication company for a period of 30 months (until 2020). 

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            Sales of Trips to Lithuania in China Have Increased by 169 Per Cent

Sales of Trips to Lithuania in China Have Increased by 169 Per Cent

2017-04-04

Lithuania has secured its positions in China as an attractive tourist destination. The advertising campaign conducted by the State Department of Tourism in the greatest Chinese travel platform CTRIP and the most popular social networks WeChat and Weibo has resulted in an increase in the sales of trips to Lithuania even by 169 per cent! 

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            Ideas for trips during the Easter weekend: which came first – the chicken or the egg?

Ideas for trips during the Easter weekend: which came first – the chicken or the egg?

2017-04-19

Where do the bats migrate? Which lake in Lithuania is the cradle for swans? How can one distinguish the voices of owls? How will birds contribute to the commemoration of the centenary of Lithuania?.. Lithuania is appreciated by a number of enthusiasts of ornitological tourism from foreign countries due to the unique bird migration paths intersecting the country and the variety of the species of birds spending the winters here. It seems that Lithuanians know less what are the places of the country where the birds that return from warm climate countries like nesting. Spring is the high season for hatching. Hence the Department of Tourism offers discovering these special places of Lithuania this spring, when the life of birds is active and a new cycle of live nature starts. 

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            Lithuania is in the Top Ten of the EU Countries according to the Number of Tourists who Visited it Last Year

Lithuania is in the Top Ten of the EU Countries according to the Number of Tourists who Visited it Last Year

2017-04-03

Last year, the number of tourists who visited the countries of the European Union amounted to 0.5 billion, i.e. 4% more than in 2015. Lithuania is one of the countries that experienced a record increase of inbound tourism, which exceeded the EU average 2.7 times. 

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Lithuania Ranks First among the Baltic States according to the Number of Tourist Overnight Stays

2017-03-16

Tourists spend more nights in Lithuania than in Latvia or Estonia. According to EUROSTAT, the official statistical office of the European Union, in 2016 the number of overnight stays of tourists (local as well as foreign) who stayed in Lithuanian accommodation establishments, including rural tourism farmsteads, was the largest in the Baltic states and comprised 7 million, while in Estonia and Latvia this number amounted to 6.2 million and 4.4 million respectively. 

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            Tourism Marketing in the Country Proves Efficient: Lithuania Sees Record Growth in Tourism

Tourism Marketing in the Country Proves Efficient: Lithuania Sees Record Growth in Tourism

2017-02-28

According to the statistical data of accomodation establishments of 2016, last year, Lithuania recorded 1.49 million tourists from abroad who visited Lithuania and spent here at least one night. This is 9.4% more than in 2015. Meanwhile, the number of local tourists increased by 10.2% – as many as 1.26 million of Lithuanian population travelled and spent at least one night in accomodation establishments last year. The overall increase in Lithuania’s tourism in 2016 amounts to 9.8% (compared to 5.9% in 2015). 

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            The anniversary travel exhibition “Adventur” will invite to taste the world and Lithuania

The anniversary travel exhibition “Adventur” will invite to taste the world and Lithuania

2017-01-06

Starting the year of traveling in January has already become a tradition. This year, the international tourism, travel and active leisure exhibition “Adventur” marks its fifth anniversary. “The trends of food tourism have been growing throughout the world and also in Lithuania. Culinary experience for travellers has increasingly become the aim of traveling. However, tasting is not only flavours of local dishes; we also taste using ears, eyes and the heart. Impressions collected this way stir up the inner and outer limits of our personality, teach us openness” - Jurgita Kazlauskienė, Head of the State Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Economy, explained the invitation to taste the world and Lithuania. The exhibition will take place in Vilnius, in the exhibition and congress centre Litexpo on January 20-22. 

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Lithuania’s Priority Tourism Markets Represented by a Coalition of Foreign Marketing Professionals

2016-12-13

The State Department of Tourism started implementing comprehensive marketing measures in the priority foreign markets, namely, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden and the UK. This week Vilnius saw a meeting with the representatives of the Lithuanian tourism in foreign countries who were sent by companies which won the competition and signed contracts.  

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