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GRAND HOTEL KEMPINSKI RIGA

GRAND HOTEL KEMPINSKI RIGA

The long awaited five star Grand Hotel Kempisnki Riga is due to open in middle of June. Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga is situated in a historical building from 19th century in the heart of the Latvian capital. It is located just opposite the National Opera House and by the entrance to Riga Old Town which is the city’s historic centre.

01.03.2017
VIA HANSA CONTINUES THE PROMOTION IN USA

VIA HANSA CONTINUES THE PROMOTION IN USA

Via Hansa has recently been elected and enrolled as an associate member of United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). It is a professional, voluntary trade association created with the primary purpose of promoting integrity within the tour operator industry.

 

15.02.2017
 ISTANBUL MEETS RIGA

ISTANBUL MEETS RIGA

Via Hansa was hosting a top level FAM trip from Istanbul over the last weekend in Riga. The FAM trip was supported by Turkish Airlines and Rezidor Hotels Group. There were altogether 15 Turkish tourism executives from leading leisure and MICE agencies in Istanbul.

20.12.2016
WINTER MAGIC

WINTER MAGIC

The stunning Christmas decorations in Riga’s Town Hall Square have set a new Guinness world record this year – the biggest ever Rube Goldberg chain-reaction device was used to light the tree – and the welcoming Christmas markets in the Baltic capitals are atmospheric and crowded with locals and guests enjoying hot mulled wine and Christmas shopping.

07.12.2016
BALTICVISION.COM

BALTICVISION.COM

The Via Hansa brand BALTICVISION has undergone a major facelift and after the rebranding is launching a new website to highlight its two main product lines. Guaranteed Escorted Tours include 24 tours in five languages with 300+ departures in total as well as city breaks in the Baltic Sea region and far beyond. These tours offer the possibility to meet people across borders and win new friends. Ultimate Lifestyle Adventures are targeted at seasoned VIP travellers – couples, families and small groups seeking to enhance their lifestyle. For more information, please visit www.balticvision.com

07.12.2016
THE NEW RIGA AIRPORT PIER TO BOOST PASSENGER NUMBERS

THE NEW RIGA AIRPORT PIER TO BOOST PASSENGER NUMBERS

The new North Pier at Riga International Airport has been inaugurated on the 14th of November. The two floors of the new pier will offer the passengers 19 new boarding gates, three air bridges, two new shops and five cafes, playgrounds for children, as well as spacious and comfortable waiting rooms.

25.11.2016
PARK INN EXPANDS IN RIGA

PARK INN EXPANDS IN RIGA

The new Park Inn Riga Barona was opened at the end of October and another new opening of Park Inn Riga Valdemara will follow on 21st of December. While Park Inn Riga Barona offers 78 spacious apartments specially designed as home away from home.

25.11.2016
Midsummer celebrations in Baltics

Midsummer celebrations in Baltics

Summer Solstice or Midsummer has always been a very important celebration in Baltic countries – since centuries people have celebrated the shortest night of the year with traditional songs and rituals. Nowadays most people still find a way to spend this night in the nature under open sky at the bonfire with traditional food and music.

20.06.2016
NEW PULLMAN HOTEL IN RIGA OLD TOWN

NEW PULLMAN HOTEL IN RIGA OLD TOWN

The first Pullman hotel in the Baltic countries will open in Riga in the middle of June. The luxury five-star Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel occupies a magnificent building dating from 1789 merged together with a completely modern structure.

31.05.2016
OPENING OF NEW IBIS RIGA CENTRE HOTEL

OPENING OF NEW IBIS RIGA CENTRE HOTEL

The European economy hotel leader Ibis will be represented by another new hotel in Riga – Ibis Riga Centre – opening at the beginning of June. Ibis Riga Centre offers the ultimate comfort and modern design, with new innovative bedding designed by the Ibis Research Department, 120 comfortable and well-equipped rooms, two meeting rooms for up to 60 people.

31.05.2016