- PRESS RELEASE
14 July 2011, Vilnius
*“Invite Your Friend to Lithuania” campaign offers to win free flights to
*Global campaign ‘Invite Your Friend to Lithuania’ has already received some
major support from service businesses in Lithuania. Those who invite friends
to Lithuania have a possibility to win free flights to Vilnius, Kaunas or
Palanga, visit various events free of charge, get souvenirs and receive
People are invited to join the initiative at www.invite2lithuania.com or
‘Facebook’ where they are encouraged to invite their friends and
acquaintances to Lithuania.
The campaign seeks to invite a record number of people to visit Lithuania in
2011-2012 through Lithuanians and friends of Lithuania all around the world.
The Campaign is organized by ‘Global Lithuanian Leaders’ (GLL) - a network
that unites talented professionals and leaders who associate themselves with
Lithuania and contribute to the continued economic, political, social and
cultural transformations currently underway in Lithuania.
Campaign partners brings special offers for the first period of the campaign
of July 1st till October 1st . airBaltic offers a possibility to win free
flights to Vilnius, Kaunas or Palanga and invite friends to fly to Lithuania
for free. Cinema Boutique ‘Pasaka’, Dalia Ibelhauptaitė‘s theatre
‘Bohemians‘ and the Christopher Summer Festival 2011 offer more than 170
free invitations. Participants may also win ‘Scent of Lithuania’ candles and
other souvenirs as well as discounts for accommodation, health care services
and entertainment. Media sponsor of the campaign - DELFI.LT<http://delfi.lt/>.
Sponsor of the campaign - Lithuanian Business Confederation ICC Lithuania.
Dalia Venslovaitė, Director at GLL said that ‘This year Lithuania has
already welcomed a record number of visitors. Our goal is that people who
have already visited and enjoyed Lithuania would invite others through their
social networks. Moreover, we focus much on Lithuanians living abroad who
are best ambassadors to reveal why it is worth visiting Lithuania‘.
According to the Lithuanian State Department of Tourism under the Ministry
of Economy, during the first quarter of 2011 there was a 39.4 % increase in
tourism in Lithuania comparing to the previous year. During the last quarter
Lithuania has welcomed 150 000 tourists while the total number of tourists
last year was 107 000. One tourist spends around 1.040 LTL daily. Last year
an average stay of one tourist in Lithuania was 4.3 nights. Hence, one
tourist brings around 600 LTL directly into the state budget.
Global Lithuanian Leaders
M. + 370 687 55886
Connect <http://lithuanianleaders.org/why-join/> to Global Lithuania’s
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