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 […]
Despite recent terror attacks and a failed coup in Turkey, Lithuanian holidaymakers do not seem to be deterred from going to one of their favourite destinations. In all, Lithuanian airports serviced 167,999 passengers of charter […]
This year, nearly 60% of Lithuanians are planning to spend their holidays in Lithuanian resorts and towns, while a fifth will travel to southern Europe, Future of Holidays consumer habits survey shows. The study showed […]
The open-air museum in Rumšiškės, which has provided a number of backdrops for the BBC’s six-part costume epic War and Peace, is offering tourists and fans of the series a chance to visit some of the drama’s shooting locations. […]
Lithuanian hotels and accommodation providers received close to half a million (468,800) tourists during the first quarter of this year, 12.2% more than in the same period in 2015. The numbers of local tourists increased […]
Alminas Mačiulis, the government’s chancellor, congratulated Lithuania on the start of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) European Commission meeting. At last year’s meeting in Columbia, Lithuania, Switzerland and Montenegro were chosen for a four-year term as the leaders of this group uniting nations throughout Europe. […]