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Friday, 25.04.2014, 06:01
Vilnius Airport at the summer season 2014 offers regular flights to Vilnius from 42 cities of Europe, from 52 airports in 26 countries, the Airport said in a statement, cites LETA.
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The women's spring-summer collection of renowned Estonian fashion designer Lilli Jahilo, which was recently showcased in Tallinn, focuses on handmade dresses inspired by a Nordic summer, Tallinn Tourism Board said in a statement, cites LETA.
The airline Air Lituanica increases the number of flights on its routes on summer season schedule. Air Lituanica aircrafts will take off from Vilnius Airport 43 times a week, informed BC communications manager at Air Lituanica Sandra Meskauskaite.
The Tallinn Town Council directed to the city council a draft decision to allow all Tallinners to use a vessel on a line Tallinn-Aegna-Tallinn for free, informed LETA the press service of the City of Tallinn.
One of the leading global travel search sites Skyscanner listed 20 most hipster neighbourhoods in the world. Among others, Kalamaja, one of the fastest developing neighbourhoods in Tallinn was also selected as one of the best choices, Tallinn Tourism board said in a statement, ciets LETA.
The heads of the North Estonian Sillamäe Port hope that the tense relations between the European Union and Russia won't curb the development of the port since the port would gladly service a passenger shipping line between Estonia, Finland and Russia, reports LETA, referring to the local Põhjarannik newspaper.
In 2013 as compared to 2012 the number of foreign travellers and their expenditure has increased, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). In 2013 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 5.8 mln times, which is more by 4.5% than in 2012.
The North East Estonian Sillamäe and Kunda ports are interested in restoring the ship connection with South East Finnish town Kotka, hoping that it would have a positive effect on the development of both regions, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The number of passengers who used the ports managed by the state-owned Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) grew by 4.1% in March 2014 to 673,792, which is a record for the month of March, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
According to Statistics Estonia, 178,000 tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in February 2014, which was 11% more than in February of the previous year.
31 conference organisers from 13 European states visit Estonia at the invitation of Enterprise Estonia and non-profit organisation Estonian Conference Bureau this week, Äripäev.ee/LETA reports.
British newspaper The Guardian has printed several articles praising the most stylish hotels in Riga, the European Capital of Culture in 2014, and other Baltic cities, reports LETA.
The global travel search site Skyscanner conducted a search for the world's 20 most hipster neighbourhoods around the world. Their conclusions? The energetic and vibrant Miera iela in Rīga is the most hip of them all!
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, on April 7th released its March 2014 customer service statistics which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with:
The connections between Lithuania and Sweden will be especially convenient this summer: the airline Air Lituanica will offer seasonal flights to two Swedish cities – Gothenburg and Malmö. Flights will be operated from the middle of June until the end of August twice a week on both routes at evening time, informed BC communications manager at Air Lituanica Sandra Meskauskaite.