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 […]
The HBO series Chernobyl, which has captivated viewers around the world this past month, has inspired a massive wave of interest. Not only in the location where the nuclear catastrophe occurred 33 years ago but […]
On May 1, a new direct flight Vilnius – London is launching. It will operate from Vilnius (VNO) direct to London City Airport (LCY) meaning that it has never been easier to visit, Vilnius, Lithuania’s […]
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. […]
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! […]
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.
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Amber trinkets and souvenirs are bountiful in Lithuanian souvenir shops and, if you are lucky, you can find pieces of amber washed on the Baltic shore after a storm. However, Lithuania could make better use of the ‘Baltic gold’ to attract more tourists, the mayor of Neringa believes.
Over the last several years, Lithuania’s tourism industry has been hit by dwindling numbers of tourists from Russia. However, unrest in other holiday destinations and the stabilizing purchasing power of Russian consumers have allowed a […]
Lithuanians are no longer satisfied with spending their summers stretched on a beach or picking berries. Nor are tourists happy with merely strolling along the Medieval streets of Vilnius and taking pictures. A budding industry is there to offer them a variety of summer activities.
Spending by tourists from Russia and Belarus in Lithuania’s shopping malls has dropped significantly over the last few years, but growing domestic consumption has made up for the losses. Russian tourists spent 50% less in […]