Europe’s Baltic states have joined to create the eurozone’s first “travel bubble” in order to restart the zone’s tourism post COVID-19.
Avanti Destinations Adds Baltics for 2018
In news from leading independent travel agency Avanti Destinations, the group has added Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to its European lineup so travel agents can combine customized multi-destination independent itineraries for 2018.
A Surpising 7 Eastern European Vacation Destinations
If Paris has lost some of its shimmer for you, then how about giving one of the lesser known eastern European cities a whirl? Here’s a surprisingly entertaining and eventful seven you may not have thought of for your 2016 European getaway. Best of all, these unsung gems are some of the most cost effective city breaks you’ll find anywhere. Welcome to Eastern Europe.
Lithuania’s Vilija Mataciunaite Needs “Attention”
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.
Lithuania Aims to Build the Largest Facebook Inspired “Like” Sculpture in the World
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” […]
Lithuania’s UK Ambassador Spearheads UK Co-Op Plans
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.
Lithuanian Railways Increases Connects and Speed to Belarus
In news from Lithuania, the number of passenger trains en-route from Vilnius to Minsk in Belarus is scheduled to be increased this month. Lithuanian Railways having just acquired news Polish diesel trains, so new 140 km / h connects will now be possible.
Saving Our Seas for Tomorrow: The Baltic
A recent conference in St. Petersburg, Russia saw the heads of the Baltic Sea States meet up to discuss protecting the already heavily polluted Baltic, and each country’s responsibility for the task. With environmental sustainability on every leaders lips these days, we thought we would take a look at the ups and downs of one of the world’s most fascinating seas.
Eurovision 2013: Eastern Europe’s Early Contenders
As the contestants begin to form the line that will end in Eurovision 2013’s ultimate winner, a few bright stars already are emerging from the East of the continent. Among those, Slovenia’s Hannah Mancini really brings the pipes with her song Straight Into Love. But there’s more. Andrius Pojavis – Lithuania The Andrius represents Lithuania performing […]
We Love Palanga This Summer!
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.
5 Cities to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Eastern Europe
Argophilia Travel News has come to a decision on its favorite Eastern European cities to welcome 2012.
Eastern Europe Digital Engagement 2010 – Lithuania
If you surf to Lithuania’s online country portal you will be enthralled with just how pretty and refined that country’s online presence is. As websites go, their portal is nearly perfect for engaging visitors and imparting crucial information. However, closer scrutiny reveals an all too common missing link between the tools of engagement, and the actual commitment needed.
Sutartinės, Lithuania’s Music Gems, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Candidates
In an effort to preserve the essence, and the tradition, Lithuania has proposed the Sutartinės for inclusion on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2010.
What Ryanair Knows About Lithuania
Ryanair apparently knows something other airlines do not. With traffic to and from destinations like Lithuania growing exponentially, Ryanair’s overall strategy to help grow tourism seems to be paying off. Lithuania as an emerging economy has pretty much the same strategy with perhaps the lowest corporate tax rate in Europe. For travelers all this news spells “deal” basically.