The international conference "Impact of European Union Enlargement on Tourism Development in Europe" will take place in Vilnius on 1-2 March, 2006. The Lithuanian Department of Tourism together with the World Tourism Organization is organizing the event.
The conference will include presentations by delegates from the European Commission, the World Tourism Organization, and both old and new member states of the European Union. Other continents will also be represented.
The Lithuania Ministry of Economy, the Lithuanian Department of Tourism and other state institutions sponsoring this event hope that representatives of the Lithuanian tourism business will also gather again at VIVATOUR 's the only trade fair of tourism, sports and leisure in Lithuania.
Lithuania continues to be an attractive region for international tourism. A wealth of health spas and resorts, a unique culture showcased by festivals and events, the beautiful landscapes of national parks and nature preserves, the rapid expansion of the tourism sector in the countryside, and better tourism infrastructure are attracting more guests from foreign countries to Lithuania.