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HOTEL KONVENTA SETA OPEN AGAIN

HOTEL KONVENTA SETA OPEN AGAIN

Beginning of November, the 3-star Hotel Konventa Seta has been added to the brand Rixwell Hotels and opened to the guests again. The hotel is situated in the Old Town of Riga in one of the most ancient quarters of the city. Rixwell Hotel Konventa Seta will gradually renovate the guest rooms and public spaces, and before the end of 2018 it is planned to convert it into a 4-star establishment.

01.12.2017
VIA HANSA AT ILTM IN CANNES

VIA HANSA AT ILTM IN CANNES

Via Hansa will be exhibiting at the International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes from 4th to the 7th of December. We will be in our own stand no. C235. The Via Hansa product line includes luxury travel and MICE products in Scandinavia, Finland, Baltic countries, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Poland.

01.12.2017
VIA HANSA GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

VIA HANSA GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

Krista Altok Tassa, Sales Representative in the US market and Hans-Henrik Kjoelby, CEO, will represent Via Hansa & Borealis at the USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace, taking place November 27th - December 1st at Hollywood Beach, Florida.

22.11.2017
US TOUR OPERATORS TOUR LATVIA AND ESTONIA

US TOUR OPERATORS TOUR LATVIA AND ESTONIA

Via Hansa recently organized a group of selected US tour operators for a week-long trip to the Baltics in co-operation with Finnair and the Latvian and Estonian Tourism Boards. The guests from the US were introduced to the two small Baltic countries - Latvia and Estonia - with a program concentrating on history, culture, nature, gastronomy, architecture and art.

18.10.2017
OPENING OF THE GRAND HOTEL KEMPINSKI RIGA

OPENING OF THE GRAND HOTEL KEMPINSKI RIGA

The first five-star luxury Kempinski Hotel in Latvia - Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga - is opening its doors to guests in middle of October. With the famous Latvian National Opera House by its side and the Old Town at its feet, the hotel presents a whole new level of comfort and elegance to both city guests and locals.

18.10.2017
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS BUSINESS MERGER

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS BUSINESS MERGER

Via Hansa recently acquired a part of Copenhagen-based Borealis Destination Management, one of the leading inbound companies in Scandinavia with a strong position on oversea markets, in particular in Latin America and Asia. This week it was announced that the two companies will merge their incoming activities in 2018.

28.09.2017
KOLONNA HOTEL KONVENTA SĒTA CLOSED

KOLONNA HOTEL KONVENTA SĒTA CLOSED

Following the termination of the lease agreement with owner of the building, Latvian-German joint venture company REHO ltd is forced to cease all business activities in their Kolonna Hotel Konventa Sēta in Riga starting from 1st of October 2017.

28.09.2017
SCHWIIZER NATI OLE!

SCHWIIZER NATI OLE!

As Latvia took on Switzerland in a World Cup 2018 qualifier in Riga, Via Hansa DMC was making arrangements for the vast majority of the many Swiss sponsor and media groups and supporters who had followed their squad to the Latvian capital.

11.09.2017
EUROPEAN CHOIR GAMES IN RIGA

EUROPEAN CHOIR GAMES IN RIGA

After the huge success of the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga, choirs from all over the world will again travel to Latvia to celebrate the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017, which is combined with the 3rd European Choir Games taking place from 16th till 23rd of July. A new Eurovision Choir of the Year televised talent competition will be a part of the European Choir Games 2017.

11.07.2017
VIA HANSA RIGA GETS READY FOR THE SEASON

VIA HANSA RIGA GETS READY FOR THE SEASON

Via Hansa Riga office has been growing over the years quite rapidly and especially this year we have got a lot of new colleagues. In order to get to know each other better and to improve communication and team-work in the workplace before the high season, we have taken an afternoon off and went a bit outside Riga for some team-building activities in fresh air.

23.05.2017