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SALES CALLS IN CHINA AND HONG KONG

SALES CALLS IN CHINA AND HONG KONG

Via Hansa & Borealis will be on sales calls in Mainland China and Hong Kong from October 14th till 22nd visiting Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Mrs. Anete Rublane, Director of Overseas Department, Mrs. Jean Wang, Sales Manager China, and Mr. Hans Henrik Kjoelby, CEO of Via Hansa & Borealis, will be promoting leisure and MICE products in our core destinations.

11.10.2019
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT ITB ASIA 2019

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT ITB ASIA 2019

Via Hansa & Borealis will be at ITB Asia 2019 in Singapore from October 16th till 18th exhibiting with Estonian Tourism Board in Hall E, stand no.L22, as well as in the Visit Finland stand at Table no.10. The participation at the fair is supporting the new marketing and sales plans on the South East Asian Market and promotion of the new Via Hansa & Borealis Sales office in Kuala Lumpur.

11.10.2019
OUR SPECIALIST FOR TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILROADS

OUR SPECIALIST FOR TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILROADS

Via Hansa & Borealis has over the last ten years been specializing in tours with the Trans-Siberian Railroads. The company is offering very exclusive tours with the deluxe “Imperial Russia” train both in summer or winter. The summer tours are going from Moscow to Vladivostok and Beijing or vice versa and the winter tours go to Murmansk to discover Arctic Russia and the Northern Lights.

11.10.2019
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT TTG2019 IN RIMINI

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT TTG2019 IN RIMINI

Via Hansa & Borealis will as usual be participating at the TTG2019 in Rimini from October 9th till 11th. We will be exhibiting with our own stand in the Hall C1, stand no. 005. Via Hansa & Borealis product line includes leisure and MICE products in Scandinavia, Finland, Baltic countries, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Poland.

01.10.2019
COPENHAGEN METRO CITY RING LINE OPENS

COPENHAGEN METRO CITY RING LINE OPENS

Following eight years of construction, September 29th saw the opening of the City Ring Line of the Copenhagen Metro adding seventeen new state-of-the-art metro stations to the existing network. With the new addition Copenhagen Metro now totally has thirty-seven stations linking all neighbourhoods of the city centre together.

01.10.2019
SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION

SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION

Via Hansa & Borealis directors and managers from the Baltic countries, Russia and Poland recently met for a meeting in Malta to discuss the company’s activities on the Baltic, Russian and Polish destinations and the strategy for the development of the company in the years 2020-2022. The lively discussions were concentrating on digitalization, globalization, sustainability and innovation.

01.10.2019
NEW HILTON GARDEN INN RIGA

NEW HILTON GARDEN INN RIGA

The new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Riga is opening now by the end of September. The hotel has an unbeatable location in the Riga Old Town almost adjacent to one of the city's most famous buildings, known as the House of the Blackheads. The hotel has 100 contemporary guest rooms and plans to enlarge the capacity to 175 rooms by 2021.

20.09.2019
WORLD OF BOREALIS CATALOGUE 2020

WORLD OF BOREALIS CATALOGUE 2020

The full WORLD OF BOREALIS catalogue Winter 2019/Summer 2020 Guaranteed Escorted Tours has been released recently. Some of the tours are well-known to our customers already and others are brand new.

20.09.2019
BALTICVISION CELEBRATES A RECORD YEAR

BALTICVISION CELEBRATES A RECORD YEAR

BALTICVISION, one of the two brands of Via Hansa & Borealis specializing in Guaranteed Escorted Tours, is again celebrating a record year. The bookings are up this year with almost 15% and the company is operating over 4000 passengers on its tours this summer. BALTICVISION is now preparing for the summer 2020 and is offering new products and targeting new markets.

20.09.2019
ESTONIAN HOTEL CHAIN HESTIA EXPANDING

ESTONIAN HOTEL CHAIN HESTIA EXPANDING

The Estonian hotel chain Hestia Hotel Group started operating the four-star Hotel Radi un Draugi in the Old Town of Riga by June 10th. This is the second Hestia hotel in Riga - the Hestia Hotel Jugend is located in the city center.

26.06.2019
REBRANDING OF ASTOR RIGA HOTEL

REBRANDING OF ASTOR RIGA HOTEL

Starting with May 31st, the Astor Riga Hotel and Conference is undergoing a transition to the new Radisson brand and in future will be referred to as Radisson Hotel Old Town Riga. Radisson is an upscale hotel brand that delivers Scandinavian inspired hospitality, including the renown 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee.

26.06.2019
COPENHAGEN HOTELS’ SCENE IMPROVING

COPENHAGEN HOTELS’ SCENE IMPROVING

Recognized by Lonely Planet as the number one city to visit in 2019, Copenhagen is preparing to welcome even more visitors. Existing hotels are being renovated, well established hotel chains are expanding their fleet and others are making their first appearances in Denmark. Over the next four years more than 10,000 new rooms will be added to the already existing 21,000 rooms.

26.06.2019
NEW HILTON GARDEN INN VILNIUS CITY CENTRE HOTEL

NEW HILTON GARDEN INN VILNIUS CITY CENTRE HOTEL

Vilnius will welcome another great addition to the city’s hotel scene when the new Hilton Garden Inn hotel will open in July. The hotel is located in the city center neighboring Lithuanian parliament building, many museums and the newly reconstructed Lukiskiu square and just in 15 minutes walking distance from the Vilnius Old Town.

15.05.2019
NEW AC HOTEL MARIOTT RIGA

NEW AC HOTEL MARIOTT RIGA

The former Hotel Alberts has been undergoing an extensive reconstruction and will be opened in June as the new AC Hotel by Mariott Riga. The new 4-star hotel is conveniently located in the charming Art Nouveau district in Riga City Centre while being only minutes away from Riga Old Town and city’s main attractions.

15.05.2019
HELSINKI - THE VIBRANT CAPITAL OF FINLAND

HELSINKI - THE VIBRANT CAPITAL OF FINLAND

Helsinki has developed very fast during the last decade to become more vibrant than ever before. Many new modern and affordable hotels have been opened here too. One of the recent additions is the Lapland Hotel Bulevardi located in the middle of Helsinki´s bustling city centre. The new four-star hotel offers 182 guest-rooms from comfort class to luxurious suites at the Penthouse Floor, where each suite has a balcony with a gorgeous view of the city.

15.05.2019