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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 […]

Visitor Registration Opens for The Meetings Show 2017

Visitor registration for The Meetings Show has opened at www.themeetingsshow.com/visit2017 Following the success of the 2016 show, the fifth edition of The Meetings Show is expected to be the biggest yet, offering a host of new exhibitors to connect with as well as a multitude of networking and education opportunities. Visitors will be able to […]

Sunglasses already at the Holiday Inn Vilnius Hotel!

     

Vilnius wins bid to host the 87th International Session of European Youth Parliament in 2018

The European Youth Parliament have selected Lithuania and the city of Vilnius to host the 87th International Session of European Youth Parliament in the summer of 2018. Under the theme “Learning from the Past, Shaping the Future”, the International Session will bring together 300 young participants from 35 European countries. Over seven working days, the event will […]

Country spotlight: Lithuania – the young ones

The UK magazine Banking Technology explored a lesser-known – but noteworthy – destination for fintech in Europe, Lithuania, and its capital, Vilnius. While it is realistic that Vilnius cannot compete with the European Goliaths such as London or Paris, its hoping to carve its own niche in the fintech space, and has quite a lot to […]

Lithuania ranked 15th in Forbes’ Best Countries for Business 2017 List

Forbes’ annual ranking of the Best Countries for Business has placed Lithuania 15th in the world, ahead of such countries as Switzerland, Germany, the United States, Israel and others. Lithuania has moved up by ten positions compared to 2013. The country received a very good evaluation in terms of personal, trade and monetary freedom. Lithuania […]

Kai Schukowski appointed new General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square

Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square, the leading luxury hotel in Lithuania, is pleased to introduce their new General Manager, Mr Kai Schukowski The German hotelier graduated from the Emirates Academy of Hospitality in Dubai in 2009 and subsequently took the corporate operations Performance Analyst position at Kempinski’s head office in Geneva, reporting directly to the company’s […]

M.K. Čiurlionis museum in Kaunas opened after reconstruction

After ten years of reconstruction, the M. K. Čiurlionis museum was officially reopened in Kaunas. The museum is one of the most important inter-war architecture sites, originally built in 1921. The oldest art museum in Lithuania, hosting expositions of famous Lithuanian painter and composer M. K. Čiurlionis, is also a modern venue for meetings and […]

Espoo and Nuuksio National Park invite international visitors to explore an unspoilt wilderness just half an hour from Helsinki

Next summer, visitors to Espoo and Nuuksio can choose to spend a night in the wild at the Tentsile Ecocamp close to the Finnish Nature Centre Haltia, or enjoy a boat ride with the “Rower of Nuuksio”, among many other things. At this year’s Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Visit Espoo will be highlighting visitor services […]

Nuuksioresort.fi website to launch at Matka Nordic Travel Fair

This year, tourism businesses in the Nuuksio area have joined forces to set up NuuksioResort. The aim of the collaboration is to make it easier for international visitors in particular to discover the services offered in Nuuksio. NuuksioResort will be launching its nuuksioresort.fi website at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair on 19-22 January at the […]

Tallinn City Hall – dreams will come true

A grand architectural monument in the city built in 1980, Tallinn City Hall will reopen its doors in 2020 after thorough reconstruction, as the most modern conference centre in Northern Europe and the best concert venue in Estonia. The present ice rink will be demolished and a new version with the same dimensions will be […]

The Meetings Show opens applications for its hosted buyer programme

Applications for The Meetings Show hosted buyer programme are now open. The show will take place from 13-15 June at Olympia London and is now in its fifth edition. Buyers wishing to be part of the programme should visit the website (www.themeetingsshow.com) to check qualification criteria before completing their application. Following a successful show in […]

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