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Vilnius to Host 600 Delegates at the 3rd Baltic Investors Forum

2017 / 04 / 26

On 1 June 2017, Vilnius will be hosting the 3rd Baltic Investors Forum (BIF), one of the key business conferences in the region.

Rotaract European Meeting to be Held in Vilnius 2018

2017 / 04 / 26

Vilnius was recently selected to host the Rotaract European Meeting (REM) in January 2018. The event will bring together up to 500 youth representatives from 60 countries around the world to discuss Europe’s potential humanitarian directions. During the event, participants will get acquainted with Lithuanian culture, history and gastronomy. The event will also feature various […]

Vilnius is Tops Among EU Capital Cities Offering Value to Visitors

2017 / 04 / 26

As Vilnius continues to build on its reputation as a dynamic city that has something for everyone, one thing that hasn’t changed much over the years is the value visitors find here. From spending a few days discovering the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Old Town, to organising and hosting a business meeting or event, Lithuania’s capital […]

Kaunas Chosen as the European Capital of Culture 2022

2017 / 04 / 26

After a long and intensive campaign, Kaunas has been named European Capital of Culture for 2022. ‘Visit Kaunas’, the official site of the Kaunas Tourist Information Centre, was the first to spread the word and call for celebration: “We’ll share the title with Esch-sur-Alzette in Luxembourg. On 29 March, it was officially announced during a […]

Baltic Travel Group Launches a New Website

2017 / 04 / 26

With a new and completely redesigned website, the Baltic Travel Group now offers visitors richer insight into the news and activities taking place in the Baltic States. The new website benefits from a clean design that is user-friendly, has improved functionality, and is also designed for different electronic devices – including mobile phones and tablets […]

New Flights to Lithuanian Destinations

2017 / 04 / 26

The summer travel season will not come as a disappointment for visitors from across Europe planning to come to Lithuania. Seven new permanent and fourteen new seasonal routes will be connecting different parts of Europe to Lithuanian airports this summer. airBaltic has started flying between Vilnius and Paris’ main airport, Charles de Gaulle. The airline […]

Kempinski Celebrates Landmark 120th Anniversary

2017 / 04 / 26

Together with the entire Kempinski Hotels group, Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square is celebration 120 years of delivering world-class service and meaningful experiences to its guests. The 120th anniversary celebrations will see the launch of the Kempinski Travel in Style Competition, offering participants the chance to win an exclusive 10-night trip for two people, in three Kempinski […]

Learning and Personal Development Opportunities Abound at The Meetings Show

From the current state of the industry and the impact of Brexit through to best practice, negotiation and engagement, The Meetings Show is once again focused on delivering learning and development content relevant to the many different types of meetings professionals attending the show. Education streams for 2017 will include Technology, Marketing & Branding, Meeting […]

Highlights of the ‘Meet Estonia’ Fam Trip

2017 / 04 / 26

From 4-6 April, professional event planners from nine countries around Europe took part in this year’s ‘Meet Estonia’ fam trip in Tallinn – a gathering designed to give them a taste of what the country has to offer as a meetings destination. Organised by the Estonian Tourist Board in cooperation with the Estonian Convention Bureau, […]

Hotel St. George to Open in Autumn 2017 in Helsinki

Housed in a magnificent historic building, the hotel’s 10,000 square metres on seven floors are home to 148 rooms and five suites. Each suite has its own unique connection to history, whether that of Finland, Helsinki, or the building. Hotel St. George’s specialty will be a curated art collection. A work of art by the […]

Flights to Vilnius will be Redirected During Runway Reconstruction

2017 / 03 / 28

From 14 July (at 00:00) to 17 August (at 23:59), Vilnius Airport will be closed for runway reconstruction. Aircrafts will not be landing in Vilnius during the reconstruction period, though access to the city will be ensured through other air gateways. Most airlines will redirect their flights to Kaunas Airport, ‘which is about an hour […]

Meet us @ IMEX

The Vilnius Convention Bureau will be at the IMEX exhibition for incentive, travel, meetings and events, taking place from 16-18 May 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. Anybody interested in finding out more about Vilnius as a meeting and incentive destination is welcome to come speak to our team. Also, don’t miss the opportunity to find out about CONVENE 2018, […]

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Gather at Relais & Chateaux Stikliai Hotel

This 9 March, the Lithuanian Association of Gastronomy – led by  Bailli Délégué Romualdas Zakarevičius – held their annual “Chaine Des Rotisseurs Lithuania“ meeting at the Relais & Chateaux Stikliai Hotel Restaurant. The national branch of this association is part of the global Chaîne de Rôtisseurs, which has nearly 25,000 members in over 80 countries. […]

Tallinn is Among the Top Ten Cleanest Capital Cities on Earth

According to a report by the World Health Organisation, Estonia’s capital Tallinn is among the least polluted capital cities in the world. The report suggests that pollution poses a greater threat to human health than HIV and Ebola. Writing in the report, the British daily the Telegraph said that based on levels of PM 2.5 […]

2016 Marked a Record-Breaking Year for International Congress Attendees in Finland

Altogether 101,515 international congress attendees visited Finland in 2016. In 2015, the comparable number was a fraction less than 76,000. The increasing number of large-scale international congresses held in Finland is chiefly responsible for this immense improvement. “In recent years, the annual number of congress visitors in Finland has most often settled at a little […]

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