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USTOA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & MARKETPLACE 2019

USTOA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & MARKETPLACE 2019

Via Hansa & Borealis will be once again attending the USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace taking place at the Omni Orlando Resort at ‘Champions Gate’ in Orlando, Florida, from December 3rd to December 6th. USTOA Marketplace is known for being the only travel industry event in the United States that brings together the leading North American travel companies with tourism suppliers and destinations from around the globe in an exclusive setting.

25.11.2019
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS NEW SALES OFFICE IN KUALA LUMPUR

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS NEW SALES OFFICE IN KUALA LUMPUR

After the decision to invest more into South East Asian markets, development of new specialized products, a successful participation at ITB Asia in Singapore and a very productive cooperation with our Via Hansa & Borealis Sales Office in Kuala Lumpur from beginning of October this year, Via Hansa & Borealis is already seeing an increase of business from SEA markets. 

25.11.2019
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM ON THE FAROE ISLANDS

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM ON THE FAROE ISLANDS

Somewhere between Norway, Iceland and Scotland, 18 rugged islands in North Atlantic and their 50.000 people make up the Faroe Islands. A recently discovered gem for tourists and a place of unique beauty and wilderness - unspoiled, unexplored and unbelievable. The locals and their government want to preserve their beautiful country for the future generations and they came up with a new strategy and named it ‘preservolution’.

25.11.2019
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT PHILOXENIA 2019, THESSALONIKI

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT PHILOXENIA 2019, THESSALONIKI

Via Hansa & Borealis will be visiting the most important international tourism trade fair in Greece - the PHILOXENIA in Thessaloniki on November 8th to 9th. Our company has finalized the two years merger period and is launching a new corporate identity alongside with new business focus on sustainable tourism.

29.10.2019
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT WTM2019, LONDON

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS AT WTM2019, LONDON

We are pleased to inform you that Via Hansa & Borealis will as usual be participating at the WTM2019 in London from November 4th  to 6th with own stand at the Europe Hall, Stand no. EU1505. The Via Hansa & Borealis product line includes leisure and MICE products in Scandinavia, Iceland, Finland, Baltic countries, Russia, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova and beyond.

29.10.2019
VIA HANSA & BOREALIS JOINS NTC AND ETOA

VIA HANSA & BOREALIS JOINS NTC AND ETOA

Via Hansa & Borealis are now effective from October 2019 a member of Nordic Tourism Collective (NTC) and European Tourism Operator Association (ETOA). The decision to join both organizations was driven by the new initiative of NTC to support the tourism trade in Nordic and Baltic countries with the aim to increase the recognition of the whole region and promote sustainable tourism on the core destinations of Via Hansa & Borealis.

29.10.2019
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