Alminas Mačiulis, the government's chancellor, congratulated Lithuania on the start of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation's (UNWTO) European Commission meeting. At last year's meeting in Columbia, Lithuania, Switzerland and Montenegro were chosen for a four-year term as the leaders of this group uniting nations throughout Europe.
Most diners in Denmark and Sweden are familiar with the trademark and the many initiatives of the White Guide. For thirteen consecutive years, White Guide has published comprehensive local guides about the gastronomy of Sweden and Denmark, and 2014 saw the arrival of the very first guide in English covering the entire Nordic region. On 31st October, the third, most comprehensive edition yet will be released – this time covering almost 400 restaurants in the Nordics with additional chapters covering Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
The heads of Lithuania's Curonian Spit municipality of Neringa are concerned over the practice of renting out yachts docked at the Nida port to tourists as hotels, the daily Lietuvos Zinios reported on Friday.