For interested visitors to Lithuania, a new tourist attraction opened in Vilnius last month, designed to give British tourists the opportunity to visit the places used for filming the new series from BBC. The series War and Peace used many locations in Lithuania to film the award winning episodes, and now tourists get to visit the locations.
Air Lituanica wants to become Vilnius Airport’s most punctual air carrier. The airline has announced a guaranteed on-time arrival program that offers free flights to passengers whose flights are late.
In hotel news from Lithuania, the historic Tõlluste manor house in Saaremaa Island has been transferred to the Estonian subsidiary of Natura Siberica, a Russian-owned natural cosmetics brand.
With Eurovision 2014 right around the corner Lithuania feels they’re about due. The Baltic nation’s 27 year old singing sensation Vilija Mataciunaite hopes she can bring it home with her song Attention.
The Vilnius Tourism Information Centre recently announced that a new campaign aiming to promote interesting discoveries about Lithuania was launched on five important social media networks: Facebook, Google+, Vkontakte, Twitter and Youtube. The campaign called Like’able Lithuania will last one year, and, at its end, Summer 2014, Lithuania will unveil the biggest Facebook inspired “Like” […]
Yesterday one of Vilnius’ most popular dining experiences, Dinner in the Sky reopened so that guests can get a panorama of the city while enjoying beakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Organizers of the World Lithuanian Economic Forum (WLEF), Global Lithuanian Leaders and the Lithuanian Business Confederation, recently chastised ex-pat Lithuanian business people for having forgotten the way back home. This story in the Lithuania Tribune reveals a Lithuania set on garnering all its human and other resources to attract interest and investment in the Baltic country.
Earlier this week Lithuanian Ambassodor to the UK Asta Skaisgirytė Liauškienė met with David Curtis-Brignell of the Tourism Society there to discuss joint tourism promotion between the nations. With Lithuania being at the forefront where Presidency of the EU Council is concerned later this year, it’s apparent many European nations will want to re-discover Lithuania.
Coming next week to Vilnius, the International Contemporary Dance Festival New Baltic Dance kicks off on Monday with international dance performances across several city venues. Scheduled to run form 6 – 12 May, the festival will be a multi-venue event highlighted by a contemporary video dance competition.
Yesterday in Kaunas, LIthuania the start of the Kaunas Photo Jubilee began starting this year’s season with a festive creative note. The tenth in the series, the event will feature hundreds of photos from as many photographers around the world.
According to the news from Lithuania’s biggest airport, Vilnius International served some 2 million plus passengers in September, a record number according to previous totals. As for growth, the number indicated upwards of a 41 percent increase year on year.
Kempinski announced last week their first Vilnius hotel opening with Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square. A 96 room luxury affair, this is the first Lithuanian and the first Baltic accomodation offered by the famous luxury hoteliers.
Countries in Eastern Europe are awash with odd sights; some can be explained by the region’s turbulent history, some can be explained by the human imagination and some just can’t be satisfactorily explained at all.
Lithuania’s top seaside resort Palanga has gone all-out in its efforts to draw in the crowds this summer, kicking off this year’s “I Love Palanga” festival with a wide range of contests and events amid a carnival-like atmosphere.
In recent years, Eastern Europe has gained popularity among the most fashionable summer destinations, becoming an elegant fusion of history, culture and sexy beaches.