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Lithuania Climbing the Ranks in the Global Biotech Sector

With Life Sciences Baltics just three months away, the Scientific American Worldview’s latest international biotechnology rankings have just been released and Lithuania has placed 16th among 54 countries. That’s 19 spots better than 2011 when the country was included in the annual study for the first time. The 54 countries involved in the study were […]

Another Property to Join Vilnius’ Selection of Hotels

Lithuanian developer Tauropolis has announced plans for a reconstruction project to transform the former Tauras Brewery into a 4-star hotel with up to 250 rooms and a 3,000 square metre conference centre. The impressive complex of buildings, located atop Tauras Hill on a tree-lined street right next to Vilnius Old Town, will also feature a […]

Vilnius Tourist Tax to Come Into Effect on 1 July

Last December, the Vilnius City Municipality voted overwhelmingly to join a host of other major European cities by introducing a one-Euro tourist tax, which each person using accommodation services will have to pay per night stayed in the city. The tax, which comes into effect on 1 July, is expected to raise upwards of €2.28 […]

Vilnius to Host 2018 AIR Convention

This 26-27 September, Vilnius will play host to the 2018 Aviation Industry Review (AIR) Convention, one of the world’s biggest commercial aviation forums. The two-day event, which promises a year’s worth of business and networking opportunities in just 48 hours, will welcome 1,000+ aviation industry leaders from 30+ countries to examine and identify the latest […]

Baltic Travel Group Hosts Event with Partners at Musée d’Orsay in Paris

Latvians are in love with Paris, and they also enjoy visiting the French countryside and enjoying the local wine and cuisine. However, a lot of what makes the Baltic States so special are still well-hidden secrets for the French. To encourage better exchange and collaboration between France and Latvia, the Baltic Travel Group, together with […]

airBaltic Orders up to 60 Aircraft for Significant Development Breakthrough

This May, Latvian airline airBaltic and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the parties have executed a firm purchase agreement for the sale and purchase of 30 Bombardier CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 30 aircraft of the same type. This order complements the existing order of 20 CS300 aircraft and will form the backbone of airBaltic’s […]

Meet us @ The Meetings Show

The Vilnius Convention Bureau team is looking forward to welcoming you to stand D602 at The Meetings Show, the UK’s leading event for the inbound and outbound meeting and events industry taking place on 27-28 June at the Olympia exhibition centre in London. If you are interested in finding out the latest in Vilnius meeting […]

Join the Autumn Vilnius Fam Tour

The Vilnius Convention Bureau is offering a first-hand experience of what Lithuania’s capital has to offer as a meetings destination with its next Vilnius FAM tour, taking place this 19-21 September. Meeting and event planners are invited to discover the historic sites that give our city its unique charm, as well as the modern facilities […]

Specialised Training for Meeting Professionals in Vilnius

On 28-29 May, the Vilnius Convention Bureau and Go Vilnius, in association with the CPL Meetings Academy, organised a two-day professional training course in Lithuania’s capital for the meetings industry community on how to prepare and bid effectively for international events, with a particular focus on scientific and association meetings. Speaking to the audience, Linda […]

Go Vilnius Launches Vilnius Workation Giveaway

With its growing list of incentive options, modern infrastructure and competitive operational costs, Vilnius has firmly established itself as an exciting destination among business travellers and event planners. Moreover, the city is taking contemporary approaches to working and doing business in mind as it continues along its path of development. One such consideration is the […]

Two New Hotels Added to Vilnius’ Growing Selection of Accommodation Options

Two new hotels have opened their doors in Vilnius over the past two months, driving the hotel boom currently taking place in Lithuania’s capital. The 4-star Courtyard Vilnius City Centre by Marriott and the Design Group’s 5-star Hotel Pacai are the latest properties in the city, representing just a small part of the 2,000+ rooms […]

Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel Unveils New Rooms

With its newly-added floor featuring both Business and Junior rooms, the Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel is offering a unique experience for guests staying in the heart of Vilnius Old Town. The hotel‘s attic has just been built to include six new stylish rooms while eight previously existing guest rooms have been extended and upgraded […]

Travel the World with Baltic Travel Group and Euromic!

Last month, Baltic Travel Group took part in the global meetings industry event IMEX Frankfurt. In addition to the company’s team members being part of the Latvian National stand, they were also serving as representatives at the Euromic stand, an association of leading Destination Management Companies that Baltic Travel Group has been a part of […]

airBaltic Takes Part in Berlin Air Show

Latvian airline airBaltic, together with the Montreal-based aerospace and transportation company Bombardier, participated in the ILA Berlin Air Show this past April. As the launch operator of Bombardier’s CS300 jet aircraft airBaltic joined the company in presenting the world’s most advanced commercial jet to ILA Berlin visitors. This year’s edition of ILA Berlin feature over […]

Espoo to Serve Conference Delegates Only Locally-Sources Vegetarian Food and Fish

Visit Espoo oversees the arrangements of Espoo city receptions and hospitality for international association conferences. From 2018 onwards, as the first Convention Bureau in Finland, Visit Espoo has made a commitment to only serve vegetarian food accompanied with fish that is sustainably fished from the Baltic Sea and surrounding lakes. This commitment is part of […]

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