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ORANJE VICTORIOUS IN RIGA

ORANJE VICTORIOUS IN RIGA

With solid Covid-19 precautions Via Hansa & Borealis was recently taking care of the National Dutch Football team, who played Latvia in a qualifier for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Oranje narrowly won in Riga with 1-0.

11.10.2021
RUNDALE PALACE TAKES EUROPEAN GARDEN PRICE 2021

RUNDALE PALACE TAKES EUROPEAN GARDEN PRICE 2021

Rundale Palace in the South of Latvia has been awarded the European Garden Price for 2021. The former summer residence of the Dukes of Courland is the most impressive baroque palace in the Baltic countries and features a 10 hectare French baroque garden. Over several years the garden has been restored to its former beauty and glory.

27.09.2021
BALTICVISION CONTINUES PREPARATIONS FOR RESTART OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

BALTICVISION CONTINUES PREPARATIONS FOR RESTART OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

Balticvision is ready with the Guaranteed Escorted Tours summer program 2022. The company will continued be offering  traditional  tours in the Baltic Countries, Russia, Poland and Ukraine and will offer also new tours in Finland and Russia, including Kaliningrad. Responding to the current demand for smaller groups and local experiences, the company has increased the number of departures for small groups with maximum 21 guests

23.07.2021
FIT RATES FOR BALTIC COUNTRIES, FINLAND, RUSSIA AND POLAND 2021 ARE READY

FIT RATES FOR BALTIC COUNTRIES, FINLAND, RUSSIA AND POLAND 2021 ARE READY

Via Hansa & Borealis FIT Department has finalized FIT whole sales rates for the three Baltic countries, Finland, Russia and Poland. We have included hotels which have offered us very competitive whole sales rates. In many cases they are lower than previously because we have managed to agree special rates during the covid-19 pandemic.

25.03.2021
MEET US AT ITB BERLIN NOW 2021, MARCH 9TH – 12TH

MEET US AT ITB BERLIN NOW 2021, MARCH 9TH – 12TH

The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show, ITB Berlin, is again bringing together the travel industry – this time on online platform, taking place as an entirely virtual event. The ITB Berlin NOW 2021 will offer live panel discussions and lectures, networking and virtual exhibition area and much more.

03.03.2021
BALTICVISION LAUNCHES EXTENSIVE WINTER PROGRAM 2021/2022

BALTICVISION LAUNCHES EXTENSIVE WINTER PROGRAM 2021/2022

BalticVision is launching its catalogue for Autumn-Winter 2021-2022. This catalogue comes as an extended version. A collection of well-known Christmas Market and New Year tours in the Baltic Countries, Russia and Poland are complemented with a collection of thematic and seasonal tours with emphasis on nature and culture. 

03.03.2021
MEET US AT THE NORDIC MARKET PLACE, FEBRUARY 25TH

MEET US AT THE NORDIC MARKET PLACE, FEBRUARY 25TH

ETOA, the European Tourism Association, and Nordic Tourism Collective, an independent, non-profit membership network for the Nordic and Baltic travel and tourism industry are inviting to the Nordic Market Place, February 25th. Via Hansa & Borealis, being a member of both networks, is participating at the show, which is an annual event and this time done in digital format.

17.02.2021
STENA LINE EXPANDING SERVICES IN THE BALTIC SEA

STENA LINE EXPANDING SERVICES IN THE BALTIC SEA

The ferry company Stena Line has announced an expansion and strengthening of its operations across the Baltic Sea region. The current vessels on the Nynäshamn-Ventspils route will be replaced with two modern ferries: Stena Lagan and Stena Mersey. The two comfortable ferries will offer an attractive way for passengers to travel on the Baltic Sea and improve the onboard experience for passengers.

29.01.2021
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Our offices in the Nordic Countries will be closed from 24.12.2020 to 27.12.2020 and again from 31.12,2020 to 03.01.2021, our offices in the Baltic countries and Poland will be closed from 19.12.2020 until 03.01.2021, Our offices in Russia and Ukraine will be working as usual during the Christmas period, and will be closed from 01.01.2021 until 10.01.2021 for New Year and Orthodox Christmas.

18.12.2020
COVID-19 PROOF TRAVEL ON AND OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

COVID-19 PROOF TRAVEL ON AND OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

As we, hopefully, next year start to travel again in the wake of the covid-19 crisis, we are all concerned about selecting safe destinations and a safe way of traveling safeguarding our health and well-being. Via Hansa & Borealis has over the last months been developing a concept for covid-19 proof travel aimed at significantly reducing the risk of any travelers during their stay at our destinations.

11.12.2020