e-News 08/2018      

SWEDEN EXPECTING A TOURISM BOOM

Exceptionally sunny and warm weather combined with the plunge of the Swedish krona against major currencies is a beneficial combination for Swedish tourism. The hotel sector is growing constantly and new projects are being developed every year. Scandic is the biggest hotel operator in the Nordic region with a 16% market share, followed by Nordic Choice and Rezidor. Recently several large hotels opened in Stockholm, including Nordic Choice Hotels At Six and Scandic Downtown Camper. While Hotel At Six offers elegance with a twist and even has yoga classes on the rooftop, the new signature four-star Hotel Downtown Camper is a bit more democratic. This lifestyle hotel has 494 guest rooms ranging from smart sleep cabins to spacious suites with magnificent views over Stockholm and is located in the very heart of the city. For friends and family travelling together, the hotel offers connecting rooms with a common living and dining area. For more information and bookings in Stockholm, please contact Via Hansa & Borealis Copenhagen.

NEW IBIS VILNIUS CENTRE OPENING SOON

The new economy Hotel Ibis Vilnius Centre is scheduled to open in September, with 164 guest rooms, a restaurant with 90 seats, a bar and two conference rooms. The hotel is located in the centre of the city, within five minutes’ walk of the historic Old Town and the most famous places of interest such as Gediminas Castle and Cathedral Square. It is ideal for business and leisure travellers and just 20 minutes’ drive from the airport. For more information and bookings, please contact Via Hansa & Borealis in Vilnius.

NEW SPA HOTEL IN TALLINN

A new four-star business-class spa and conference hotel, the Metropol Spa Hotel, opened its doors on July 15. Located right next to the three-star Metropol in the Rotermann Quarter, it has 137 modern and spacious rooms with a Scandinavian design and features an a la carte restaurant with 130 seats, an urban vintage restaurant with 160 seats and a modern multifunctional conference centre with four meeting rooms. A spa and wellness centre with four different saunas, whirlpool baths, a relaxation pool and nine treatment rooms will be unveiled by the start of September. The hotel is located in the city centre, close to the Old Town and ten minutes’ walk from the harbour area. For more information and bookings, please contact Via Hansa & Borealis in Tallinn.

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