This year, from January to September, organisations providing accommodation services in Lithuania received as many as 10.9 per cent more tourists compared to the same period last year. In the period from January to September, around 1.2 million tourists stayed in Lithuania.
Most tourists arrived from Germany, Belarus, Poland, Russia, Latvia, Ukraine, Estonia, United Kingdom and Italy. A significant breakthrough was recorded in terms of the number of tourists from Ukraine (+50 %). Slightly dropped only the flow of tourists from Russia (-1.3 %) And Italy (-3 %).
The Lithuanian inbound tourism from four remote markets also encountered a considerable growth during the first half of this year: the number of tourists from Japan increased by 12.3 %, from China – by 21.4 %, from Israel – by 24.6 %, from the USA – by 8.8 %.