Based on provisional data, in the second quarter of 2015, accommodation establishments accommodated by 4.8 percent more guests than in the same quarter of 2014 and received 663.4 thousand tourists. The number of tourists from the EU countries totalled 229.7 thousand (by 5.9 percent more than in the same quarter of 2014), from non-EU countries - 148.6 thousand (by 6.1 percent less). The number of Lithuania's residents accommodated grew by 10.6 percent and totalled 285.1 thousand, Statistics Lithuania said.
Vilnius' air port
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

The majority of foreign tourists were from Germany - 54.5 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 55 thousand), Poland - 38.9 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 38.2 thousand), Belarus - 37.6 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 42.5 thousand), Russia - 37 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 57.6 thousand), Latvia - 30.9 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 27.5 thousand), Ukraine - 14.9 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 11.7 thousand), Estonia - 14.7 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 13.1 thousand), the United Kingdom - 14.4 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 13.2 thousand), and Norway - 12.4 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 8.6 thousand). More than half of foreign tourists - 58.6 percent - stayed in Vilnius.

Almost a quarter of tourists (23.9 percent) stayed in the accommodation establishments of resort towns: Druskininkai - 70.6 thousand (by 8.6 percent more than in the second quarter of 2014), Palanga - 59.8 thousand (by 2.9 percent more), Neringa - 15.2 thousand (by 4.2 percent more), Birštonas - 13.2 thousand (by 15.8 percent more).

In January-June 2015, accommodation establishments received almost 1.1 million tourists, or by 5 percent more than in the same period of 2014; the number of foreigners amounted to 587.7 thousand (by 0.2 percent more).

In the second quarter of 2015, compared to same quarter of 2014, Lithuanian hotels and motels accommodated by 4.6 percent more tourists; the number of foreign tourists accommodated increased by 0.4 percent. The number of rooms in hotels and motels totalled 13.5 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 13.5 thousand), that of beds - 27.8 thousand (in the second quarter of 2014, 27.7 thousand). The hotel and motel room occupancy rate stood at 52.7 percent (in the second quarter of 2014, 51.8 percent), the bed occupancy rate - 39.4 percent (in the second quarter of 2014, 39.2 percent).

In the second quarter of 2015, Vilnius hotels and motels accommodated 238.1 thousand tourists, which is by 1.4 percent more than in the same quarter of 2014; the number of foreign tourists amounted to 200.6 thousand, or by 1.4 percent more.

In the first half-year 2015, hotels and motels received 878 thousand tourists, or by 4.8 percent more than in the same period of 2014; the number of foreigners amounted to 516.9 thousand (by 0.3 percent less).

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