Number of arrivals in tourist accommodation Lithuania 2006-2018
Accommodation market in Lithuania and Eastern Europe
As the number of arrivals in accommodation establishments has been growing, so has the number of nights spent: In 2018, the number of overnight stays in travel accommodation reached approximately eight million. The travel accommodation industry, and specifically the hotel industry, has been performing well not only in Lithuania but also across the rest of Eastern Europe. While still showing lower occupancy rates than Western Europe, the hotel market in Eastern Europe is one of the fastest-growing in Europe.
Tourism in Eastern Europe
Lithuania is one of three Baltic countries (along with Estonia and Latvia) that form a part of the wider Eastern European region. Along with the rest of Eastern European, Lithuania has seen a significant increase in inbound tourism. Neighbor Latvia has also seen a noticeable growth in the number of international tourist arrivals. Overall, inbound tourism in Europe continues to develop across all regions, maintaining Europe’s position as a leader in international tourism.