Lithuania leads Baltics in terms of tourism nights in 2017 - Eurostat

  • 2018-01-25
  • LETA/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - Hotels and other tourism accommodation establishments in Lithuania last year attracted more guests than those in Latvia and Estonia, however, the biggest growth was reported in Latvia, figures from the EU statistics office Eurostat showed on Wednesday.

The number of nights spent by foreign tourists in Lithuania in 2017 rose by 3.9 percent year-on-year to 3.4 million, while that of local tourists grew by 2.8 percent to 3.8 million.

The total number of tourism nights in Latvia increased by 12 percent to 4.9 million, while Estonia recorded growth of 4.3 percent to 6.5 million.

Across the EU, the total number of nights over 2017 went up by 5.1 percent to 3.254 billion year-on-year.