News2020.04.30 09:21

Lithuania's resort town allows reopening hotels on May 11

BNS 2020.04.30 09:21

Palanga, Lithuania's resort town on the Baltic coast, will allow hotels and other accommodation service providers to reopen as of May 11.

The coastal resort, along with the spa towns of Druskininkai and Birštonas, banned hotel services in late March as part of their coronavirus quarantine measures.

Read more: Lithuania's resort towns put a ban on hotel services

The restrictions were not introduced by the municipality of Neringa on the Curonian Spit, however, another prime holiday destination in Lithuania.

On Thursday, the local emergency commission of Palanga decided to lift the ban.

Announcing the news on his Facebook account, Palanga Mayor Šarūnas Vaiktus said hotels would have to observe the Health Ministry's regulations for protecting staff and guests from Covid-19.

The Lietuvos Rytas daily has reported that seven people have been fined for flouting the ban.

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