Economy

One in six residents have never been outside Lithuania

A survey showed that one in six Lithuanian residents have never been abroad. In terms of residents that have never stepped outside their homeland, Lithuania is way ahead of Latvia and Estonia. According to the […]

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LIGHT

Habits of Lithuanian holiday-makers: increasing numbers of single travellers but parents the least common companions

This year, significantly more Lithuanian residents chose to travel on holiday both as single travellers or setting off with their family members. A survey conducted showed that more than half of Lithuanian residents spend their holidays with their spouses, one third holiday with their children, while parents are seldom selected as holiday companions. […]

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Economy

Vilnius launches “pillow tax” declaration system

Vilnius authorities on Wednesday launched an online system for hotels and other accommodation providers for the declaration of the so called “pillow tax”, or tourist fee. […]

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Economy

Tourism Department bans Latvian agency Travel RSP from operations in Lithuania

Latvia’s travel agency Travel RSP has no right to operate in Lithuania, as it is not listed as a provider of travel services, the State Tourism Department concluded. […]

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Lithuania #1 among Baltic States by number of tourist overnight stays

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, 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, the State Department of Tourism reported in a press release.

announced in a press release. […]

Economy

Tourist growth in Lithuania ‘exceeds expectation’

In the first quarter this year, organisations providing accommodation services in Lithuania received as many as 11% more tourists compared to the same period last year. […]