Lithuanian Destination of Excellence: Pakruojis Manor

Lithuanian Destination of Excellence: Pakruojis Manor

2017-12-08

           In the Northern part of Lithuania which is notable for its brewery traditions and the cuisine of noblemen, on the right bank of the Kruoja River, there is a manor of classist style which was included in the Record Book as the biggest complex of manor buildings that has survived to the modern day in Lithuania. Here one can delve into the manor style life any season – in summer, and during the nocturnal shepherding event, also during the Christmas season and while listening to the fairy-tale about the Nutcracker and stories about noblemen fon Ropus, about the miracles of technology of that time, a wind mill or even the moustache of the Lithuanian Robin Hood, Tadas Blinda. Pakruojis Manor has been announced the Destination of Excellence of Lithuanian Cultural Tourism 2017. 

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            Lithuania’s ambition to become the leader of business tourism of the Baltic region

Lithuania’s ambition to become the leader of business tourism of the Baltic region

2017-12-07

Opportunities for organising business events in Lithuania are attractive not only to European countries, but also to the USA, Canada and Australia. Those seeking new business tourism destinations believe that the main strengths of Lithuania are the country’s security and sustainability, implementation of innovations, professional employees and even progress in the area of gastronomic tourism. 

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            About Lithuania – using no words

About Lithuania – using no words

2017-10-13

It is impossible to remain indifferent to Lithuania and experiences awaiting you here. A new video on Lithuania does not use words, but shows the most vivid emotions of tourists from around the world. In our country, what surprises them most? What takes their breath away? What puts them in a romantic mood? What makes them happy? The message for foreign tourists has been directed by Mykolas Vildžiūnas, while the author of the idea is the Department of Tourism. 

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            Growing impact of tourism on the Lithuanian economy

Growing impact of tourism on the Lithuanian economy

2017-10-13

It is the golden age for tourism now: during the first half of 2017, foreign tourists’ spending in Lithuania grew by almost one tenth and, compared to 2008, increased by almost 50 per cent, or EUR 210 million! This year, in the first six months, travel balance not only turned positive again, but also was one of the best during the last decade.  

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            Japan’s Two Tourism Awards Go To Lithuania

Japan’s Two Tourism Awards Go To Lithuania

2017-09-26

The third Japan Tourism Awards Ceremony hosted by the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) drew the name of Lithuania twice. The first award went to the State Department of Tourism for its long-standing successful cooperation with Latvia and Estonia in introducing the Baltic region in Japan and increasing tourism flows from the Land of the Rising Sun. The second award was conferred on Kaunas IN for the commemorative route of diplomat Chiune Sugihara in Kaunas and its promotion. 

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            Tourist Calculator for the First Half of the Year: The Number of Tourists in Lithuania Keeps Growing

Tourist Calculator for the First Half of the Year: The Number of Tourists in Lithuania Keeps Growing

2017-09-15

Residents of Germany, Italy, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Norway, Japan, China, the US and Israel. Changes in the flows of these particular tourists to Lithuania are closely monitored by the Department of Tourism. According to the newest statistical data of the first quarter of 2017, 210.7 thousand tourists from the aforementioned countries spent 1.059 million nights in our country from January to June. These two indicators are constantly increasing.  

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            Regional Partnership of the Baltic States Strengthens Competitiveness on the Tourism Market

Regional Partnership of the Baltic States Strengthens Competitiveness on the Tourism Market

2017-09-11

Lithuania, in cooperation with Latvia and Estonia, tries to attract tourists from Japan, the US, South Korea, and China. During “Baltic Connecting”, the most important major event for tourism business professionals in the Baltic states in Tallinn (Estonia), the opportunities of Lithuanian tourism were presented to more than sixty representatives of distant markets. Next year, the “Baltic Connecting” event will take place in Lithuania. 

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            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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