VILNIUS - Chief among the concerns of incoming travel agencies in the Baltic countries is how to take advantage of the biggest opportunity to come their way in the last 15 years. The demolition of borders between the newest members of the European Union, completed last week when the Schengen zone was extended to include airports as well as land and sea borders means that access to mainland Europe is now much easier for the swelling middle-class masses who live outside the EU. The Baltic travel trade is facing the approaching peak season of 2008 in an odd situation. Many are worrie...
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