e-News 11/2018      


Via Hansa & Borealis is looking back on a very positive and successful year. The merger of the two companies at the end of last year has energized the whole company and created a lot of synergies. The combined company has seen growth in sales of over 8% in 2018, growth that is coming both from the traditional core markets and from new emerging markets. Not only have sales in the core business increased but also the two Guaranteed Departure brands of the company – World of Borealis and BALTICVISION – have had record years with very significant growth in sales, while the associated hotel business is reporting the same accelerating sales by over 30% for the 2018 season.

The company is looking very positively at the prospects for 2019 as it continues substantial IT investments and investments in sales and marketing and is increasingly able to take advantage of its position as the largest regional DMC in the whole of Northern Europe. Demand for all of the destinations remains strong for 2019 and the company is expecting further growth, while at the same time the main focus will be on further innovation and refinement of the products and on further development of customer service.

The management of the company takes this opportunity to thank the “old” customers who stayed loyal and expanded the business with Via Hansa & Borealis during the first complicated year of the merger – and the many “new” customers who have started to use our services in 2018.


Our offices in the Scandinavia, Baltic countries and Poland will be closed from 22.12.2018 until 27.12.2018, and again from 29.12.2018 until 02.01.2019. In the period between 22.12.2018 to 02.01.2019 only managers will be on duty. We apologize in advance for any delays that may occur for this reason. In case of emergencies, you are welcome to contact one of the following emergency numbers: +45 28 86 08 58, +371 26 469237, +372 5065664, +370 650 81476 and +48 515 088796.

Our offices in Russia will be working as usual during the Christmas period, and will be closed from 29.12.2018 until 09.01.2018 for New Year and Russian Orthodox Christmas. In case of emergencies, please contact the following emergency numbers: +7 921 943 6607 and +7 903 0172121.

We take this opportunity to thank you all for very pleasant and inspiring cooperation during the year and wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year 2019!

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