e-News 08/2019      


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. With the launch of the new Via Hansa & Borealis corporate identity and engaging more actively in the development of new sustainable tourism operations and products, the membership is supporting the sales and marketing plans of Via Hansa & Borealis. Our customers can meet us already at the upcoming ETOA workshop GEM2019 in London taking place on the 1st of November, as well as at the first truly pan-Nordic and Baltic sales show – the Nordic Marketplace - on 24-25 February 2020 in Copenhagen. Customers are welcome to contact Eva Altenburga for pre-arranged meetings at GEM2019 in London and German Moltedo for appointments at the Nordic Marketplace in Copenhagen.


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. Moreover, we will be exhibiting together with our hospitality brands such as WORLD OF BOREALIS and BALTICVISION, offering an abundance of Guaranteed Escorted Departures in the whole destination area both in summer and winter; and Seagull-Online, our B2B online booking platform for hotels, transfers, excursions, tours and much more. Finally, the WTM2019 also marks the roll out of our new corporate identity. For pre-arranged appointments, please contact Mrs. Marija Voroncova, Mr. Eriks Lingeberzins and Mr. German Moltedo. During the fair, we can be reached at: +371 23 379 797 or +45 28 781 321. See you soon in London!


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. Our product line in our core destinations including leisure, MICE, FIT and Guaranteed Escorted Tours as well as our online B2B booking portal allows our customers to sell 24/7 the whole Nordic and Baltic region and Russia working with one professional tour operator and destination management company. Mrs. Arta Berina, Manager of Via Hansa & Borealis South Europe Department, will be available for meetings during the fair. For more information and pre-booked meetings, please write to arta.berina@viahansa.com.