RU  UK  EN
Articles  >  Know  >  In Odessa there were Lithuania Days and business forum dedicated to travel potential of the country

In Odessa there were Lithuania Days and business forum dedicated to travel potential of the country

Author: 19.06.2017 | travel, diplomacy, tourism, Lithuania
From the 14-th till 18-th of June in Odessa in the course of the traditional Lithuania Days it was business forum dedicated to the travel potential of Lithuania and opening of Lithuanian fair ‘Kazyukas’.

Business forum was organized for the representatives of travel services of Ukraine, representatives of our and Lithuanian state places, profile organizations, and mass media. At the conference, the main organizer of which was National department of tourism of Household Ministry, the representatives of travel companies, hotels, travel operators of Lithuania presented their travel potential, cultural and natural heritage, told about the prospects of development of tourism in the country.

The event was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to Ukraine Marius Yanukonis.

He greeted all the participants expressing hope that due to this event Ukrainians know a lot of useful things about Lithuania for themselves and their business and receive new contacts which are going to keep sturdy collaboration between our countries. ‘I am very pleased that our Lithuanian and Ukrainian friendship embodies in exact results and it reflects in the tourism. The flood of Ukrainian tourists in Lithuania increased by 40%, it is quite a good result, and I hope that it is going to go up. I congratulate you with visa-free regime that gives more possibilities to travel. Yesterday the first flight from Vilnius to Odessa landed, and again we have already got direct message, and we are glad because of that. Lithuania has a lot of interesting to offer Ukrainian tourists, particularly, it is sea, spa-reports, cities with wonderful history and agricultural tourism’, as Mr Ambassador remarked.

Commercial attaché of Embassy of Lithuania to Ukraine Rimantas Shegzhda told about the prospects of further collaboration. ‘We are not for the first time in Odessa and organize many events here, however, it is specially important for me that today our Lithuania companies have come there as well as representatives of resorts who are going to tell about their possibilities. Today we are able to know about Lithuania and not only about our sea resorts but also about other places which attracts tourists. We hope that today we will find other reliable partners and will organize tours in our country with the pleasure’, remarked Mr Shegzhda.

Talking about the travel potential of the country Head specialist of the national department of tourism of Lithuania Tomas Yatskevich has said why while choosing the country for the travel one should pay attention to this Baltic country. ‘Lithuania is friendly and safe for travel. The safety of travel has recently been the factor in the choice of direction. Lithuania understands and respects its guests. We really respect tourists, we speak Russian well. Rest in Lithuania matches the highest standards of the quality of European Union. We try to make an emphasis on the tendency to develop our infrastructure but also in the region of tourism, but in general throughout the country. It is going to raise our quality at the level which matches European standards. I want to congratulate Ukraine with the acceptance of the expected visa-free regime, and I am assured that due to that we will be able to feel European values’, reported he.

In the course of forum there were cities presented like Vilnius, Trakai, Kernave, Kaunas, Klaipeda, resorts of Palanga, Neringa, the Curonian Spit and many others, popular and little known places. The participants of forum have been told about the unique hotels, several ones attract visitors with the history and beautiful work during many years while somebody is interested with new services.

After presentation in the course of fair of contacts the guests exchanged with information that is the excellent variant for the establishment of collaboration for the specialists in this scope.

The same day in the evening in City Park, there was an official opening of fair ‘Kazyukas’. It was represented by the Minister of foreign affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin, Minister of foreign affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkyavichus and Minister of foreign affairs of Sweden Margot Valstriom. As well, the head of regional administration Maxim Stepanov, representative of regional council Anatoliy Urbanskyy and Odessa mayor Hennadiy Truhanov.

The mayor in the greeting word told about the many-nationality and multi-culture of Odessa and remarked that for the city it became the tradition to organize holidays in honor of other countries. It gives a possibility to Odessa citizens to get familiar with the culture and history of Europe.

Lithuania annually attracts more and more foreign tourists, according to statistics. This year events on the popularization of its travel possibilities are organized in three countries of Eastern Europe, particularly, Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus. 

It will be interesting:
Canberra is the capital of Australia
Australia flies instinctively into our ears with a loud intro from shell of the Sydney Opera, and only after that we recall that the capital of this country is Canberra. Though the city is often seen as a stopover between Melbourne and Sydney, Canberra is not only considering, but has been already implementing into reality a plan how to win hearts of all tourists.
Interesting not Only in City Centers. Residential Districts of the World
There are hardly many travelers who would go somewhere further than city centre where their hotel is situated when on a short-term journey. And if location is a metropolis on top of everything else, such “outside” trips are sure to be put on hold till better occasions. And vainly so because it is in residential districts where one can have a look at a foreign country with the eyes of its citizens which is far more educative than hurry-scurry tours around castles and squares.
WELCOME TO GABON
Once upon the time, Pygmy peoples lived on the west coast of Africa. They did not have any conflicts with anyone. When they were hungry, they went hunting, picked up nuts and bananas. Then the Mpongwé and the Fang tribes came. After them, the Portuguese arrived and named these lands Gabon. They were followed by the French who acquired the land and declared it as their colony. Only in the middle of the past century, when Pygmies were very few, Gabon gained independence from foreigners…
Story of some street: Spiegelgasse
Spiegelgasse is originated from German collocation ‘Mirror street’ or ‘Mirror alley’. However, it is not the biggest and the most important street in Zurich. Moreover, it is vice versa, incredibly short and narrow… Well, being situated in the quiet nooks of the old city in such a way that no tourists could see it, Spiegelgasse is simply ingenious in its history. It is alive legend with the width in only 160 meters…
SEVERAL FACETS OF A MULTI-FACETED BOSTON
Impressions of this city depend much on what you have visited before being introduced to it. After Los Angeles it may seem very business-like and culturally rich, after New York – provincial and old-fashioned somehow. In any case, it has a bright and memorable face of a gentleman from Massachusetts. People with completely different interest will discover something to their tastes in it – there is a facet for each.
PAY YOUR FARE AND LOOK OUT THE WINDOW: THE COOLEST TRAM ROUTES IN THE WORLD
Despite many pessimistic forecasts of urbanists of the 20th century, on-street trammanaged to stand up competition withsubways, cars and other means of public transport, and even found a second wind in modern city.
RICE CANVAS. ART OF TAMBO
The Japanese are very creative people, especially when it comes to rice. If they have some extra spare time and large spacious rice paddies, then routine process of growing an agricultural crop turns into art...
Play of Minsk Film Actor’s Studio Theater under support of Embassy of Belarus in the capital
In Kyiv academic theater of drama and comedy under support of Embassy of Belarus to Ukraine and Kyiv city governmental administration it was the play ‘Marriage contract’ of Minsk Film Actor’s Studio Theater. The performance was going in the frame of the tour in Ukraine.
In Kyiv Kuwait Day of Culture has started
In Kyiv on the 5-th of February Culture Days of Kuwait started. They are dedicated to the 25-th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our countries. All the events will go under the support of the Embassy of Kuwait to Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mr Rashid Hammad Al Advani.
AMISH LIFE: HAPPINESS IS IN SIMPLE THINGS
When you first hear about them, you do not believe your ears; when you first see them, you do not believe your eyes. Their passports have no photos, they do not pay taxes, do not do military service, they wear plain clothing, drive horse-drawn buggies, insulate themselves from modern conveniences, and, of course, have the most delicious food in the USA. Would you like to learn more?
Don’t get lost: the most interesting markets of Istanbul.
Eastern cities are hard to imagine without a huge number of the commercial places. It is in the genes of the local citizens to sell and buy regardless their age and status. Despite the fact that Istanbul is semi-European city, the metropolis has prominent oriental features. So as to know exactly where to go and what to buy, OUTLOOK talks about the most spectacular markets after returning from Istanbul.
Diplomatic Cup of Nordic Skiing
The 4th annual Nordic skiing competition for diplomats and all comers organized by the Ukrainian Ski Club in cooperation with the Embassies of Switzerland, Austria, Norway and Sweden under the auspices of Fischer, one of largest manufacturer of skis in Ukraine, took place on January 28 in the park of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”.
President accepted credentials from the ambassadors of Netherlands, Lebanon, Sudan
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko accepted credentials from the ambassadors of several foreign countries: Netherlands - Eduard Hoeks, Lebanon - Ali Daher, Sudan - Mohamed Eisa Ismail Dahab.
VIDEO. Bethlehem: perfect holiness
The Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mohammed Al-Assad organized a trip for journalists to Palestine. OUTLOOK team was among them. We launch a series of videos about this country and start with Bethlehem!
Vitaliy Klichko organized diplomatic reception honor of New Year holidays
The mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klichko carried out traditional diplomatic reception in the city administration on the occasion of upcoming holidays, New Year and Christmas.
The Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine celebrated Saint Lucia Day
On the 13-th of December in Kyiv some traditional Swiss holiday, Saint Lucia Day, was celebrated.
The Embassy of Spain to Ukraine organized official events in Kyiv
On the 13-th of December in National library of Ukraine for children the ceremony of giving books happened. Afterwards, in the residence the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Spain to Ukraine Silvia Cortes Martin organized diplomatic reception.
The Ambassador of Kazakhstan organized diplomatic reception in honor of Independence Day
In honor of the 26-th anniversary of Republic Kazakhstan, in Kyiv the reception was carried out. In honor of this event in Kazakhstan as well as all around the world the important official and celebration events are going, such as conferences, round tables, diplomatic receptions.
In honor of 100-th anniversary of Independence Day the Ambassador of Finland to Ukraine organized diplomatic reception
In Kyiv it was the official reception coincided to National Finland Day. This year the country celebrated rough 100 years from the day of Independence announcement.
The Ambassador of Palestine organized reception in honor of International day of solidarity with Palestinian nation
In the capital of Ukraine the diplomatic reception organized by the Embassy of Palestine to Ukraine was organized. It was coincided to one of the most important national holidays in this country.
Close
Outlook facebook page