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TRAVEL TO RUSSIA INCREASING

TRAVEL TO RUSSIA INCREASING

The number of visitors to Russia has been steadily increasing the last years, in the first place from Asia and Middle East, but now also Americans and Europeans are returning in larger numbers. No doubt that for European travelers the FIFA World Cup in 2018 and the introduction of e-visa to the regions of Vladivostok, Kaliningrad and St. Petersburg in 2019 have had a very positive influence.

02.03.2020
WINTER TOURS ON BIG DEMAND

WINTER TOURS ON BIG DEMAND

Via Hansa & Borealis has quite a number of low season products and our winter programs are more successful than ever. The city break programs of BALTICVISION had a record number of participants for Christmas market programs and New Years’ celebrations in Stockholm, Riga, Tallinn, St. Petersburg and Warsaw.

13.01.2020
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS EXPANDING OFFICES IN COPENHAGEN AND MOSCOW

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS EXPANDING OFFICES IN COPENHAGEN AND MOSCOW

After a year with solid growth Via Hans & Borealis is expanding its offices in Copenhagen and in Moscow. Via Hansa & Borealis Copenhagen has already moved to a larger office located in Valby, the South East part of Copenhagen Municipality, while the Via Hansa & Borealis Moscow office space is being almost doubled at the Polyanka Business Center in the very center of Moscow.

18.12.2019
NEW HOTEL IN KALININGRAD

NEW HOTEL IN KALININGRAD

This summer, AccorHotels opened a new four-star hotel in Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad – the Mercure Kaliningrad. With a modern design, it is located on the bank of the Upper Lake just 10 minutes from Victory Square and Kaliningrad’s historical city centre. The famous Amber Museum is five minutes’ walk away, as are many other sightseeing highlights such as the Monument to Immanuel Kant and Königsberg Cathedral.

27.09.2018
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS IN NEW OFFICE IN MOSCOW

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS IN NEW OFFICE IN MOSCOW

Via Hansa & Borealis recently purchased a new and larger office in Moscow and has already moved into the new premises at the Polyanka Business Center. The Polyanka Business Center is one of many new modern business centres that have opened up in the Russian capital over the last decade.

06.07.2018
THE NEW NIKOLSKY MARKET

THE NEW NIKOLSKY MARKET

The historical Nikolsky Market, which opened in 1789 and is dominated by a large rectangular market hall in the same style as the famous Gostinny Dvor, is undergoing a complete redevelopment into a multifunctional complex comprising commercial premises and space dedicated to shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafés – and mid-range hotel properties to be operated under global brands such as Holiday Inn Express and Meininger.

03.05.2018
THE FIRST SO/ SOFITEL HOTEL IN RUSSIA

THE FIRST SO/ SOFITEL HOTEL IN RUSSIA

The five-star W St. Petersburg Hotel has changed its brand and management and since February 14 has been operating under the name SO Sofitel St. Petersburg. The SO Sofitel collection is part of AccorHotels, a world leader in travel, modern lifestyle and digital technologies.

09.04.2018
BOUTIQUE HOTELS MUSHROOMING IN ST.PETERSBURG

BOUTIQUE HOTELS MUSHROOMING IN ST.PETERSBURG

Smaller and very stylish boutique-style hotels continue to mushroom in St. Petersburg. A number of these up-market hotels are located in the city centre and many of them offer very good value. One of these hotels is the 1852 Boutique Hotel opened last year in a historical building dating back to 1852.

11.09.2017
NEW FIVE STAR HOTEL IN ST.PETERSBURG

NEW FIVE STAR HOTEL IN ST.PETERSBURG

A new luxurious five-star Hotel Lotte St. Petersburg has been opened at beginning of July. The hotel has 154 spacious and well-appointed guest rooms and suites, a Lounge Restaurant, L Terrassa Bar, Japanese restaurant, two banquet halls, a 24-hour business centre, 24-hour gym and a luxurious SPA centre. The hotel is located in the very city centre, directly at the St. Isaac’s square.

02.08.2017
WORLD FAMOUS AEROBATIC SHOWS NEAR MOSCOW

WORLD FAMOUS AEROBATIC SHOWS NEAR MOSCOW

During one of the world's largest aviation forums, International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in Zhukovsky near Moscow from 18th to 23rd of July, participants and visitors will be able to enjoy a breath-taking performance of the best Russian and foreign pilots, who will demonstrate the unique capabilities of military and civil aircrafts.

11.07.2017