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British visitors flock to Lithuanian as Baltic tourism booms

British visitors flock to Lithuanian as Baltic tourism booms

24 March 2017 Tourism News

The number of British tourists visiting Lithuania has increased by 7.6 per cent over the past year. More than 58,200 British holidaymakers visited the destination in 2016, staying at least one night said Lithuania State Department of Tourism, making it the fifth consecutive year for growth from the UK market.

Vilnius reaches latest visitor numbers milestone

Vilnius reaches latest visitor numbers milestone

Jenni Ukkonen’s and her husband’s trip to Vilnius, Lithuania to celebrate their third wedding anniversary turned into a festive occasion for the city as a whole this week. As Finnair Flight AY 131 from Helsinki descended into Vilnius, the pilot informed the passengers that their plane was carrying the one millionth visitor to Vilnius in 2016 - a new record for the Baltic capital.

Ula Giniotytė, Lithuania Expo 2015 pavilion director

Ula Giniotytė, Lithuania Expo 2015 pavilion director

8 June 2015 Videos

With Expo Milan 2015 now in full swing in Italy, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here visits to chat with Ula Giniotytė, director of the Lithuanian pavilion. On the agenda are Lithuania’s plans in the coming months, the importance of being seen at Expo Milan and a look at the mixture of tradition and innovation presented in the pavilion.

Lithuania shows the world what it has to offer

3 February 2009 Press Release Tourism News

In 2009, Lithuania celebrates the millennium of its name, a symbolic borderline of its prehistory and the starting point of its civilization. No other date in the second half of the 20th century or the beginning of the 21st century comes close to the importance of this jubilee date for the history of Lithuania.Lithuania inhabited by people of Baltic descent, was once a powerful empire stretching from Baltic Sea to Black Sea. It is now known for its fascinating history, beautiful nature and friendly, welcoming people.Lithuania has one of the nicest capitals in Europe - Vilnius, which is still undiscovered by mass tourism.