Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/98478
Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Istorija ir archeologija / History and archaeology (H005)
Author(s): Skirius, Juozas
Title: Išeivijos turizmo į Lietuvą skatinimas 1927–1939 metais
Other Title: Promotion of emigrants’ tourism to Lithuania in 1927–1939
Is part of: Lietuvos istorijos metraštis. Vilnius : Lietuvos istorijos institutas, 2014, 2014, nr. 1
Extent: p. 117-137
Date: 2014
Abstract: Following the coup, the new nationalist government was in need of funds for the implementation of the planned reforms. It was expecting loans from abroad and especially from Lithuanians living in the U.S. However, most emigrants disapproved of the takeover and the government was severely criticized. Pursuing to regain favour among the emigrants, the government was ready to make certain allowances (especially in the field of the economy) which were expected to raise capital by means of attracting Lithuanian emigrants. Promotion of emigrants’ tourism to Lithuania was among the possible sources of replenishment of the country’s currency reserves. On average it was estimated that a foreigner spends up to 1,000 USD in Lithuania. However, emigrants’ (especially those from the USA) tourism to Lithuania was of greater significance as Lithuanians from abroad visiting their homeland could see the progress of the country for themselves and inform others about the reforms, thus forming a more positive opinion towards the Lithuanian government; their links with the homeland enhanced Lithuanianess abroad; promotion of Lithuanian products, especially food as there were plans to expand their export to the U.S.; emigrants were encouraged to purchase land, buildings and other property
Internet: http://talpykla.istorija.lt/bitstream/handle/99999/1282/LIM%202014-1_117-137.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Švietimo akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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