e-News 04/2021      


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. Via Hansa & Borealis is participating with a large team of ten travel experts, covering leisure and MICE products in the Nordic and Baltic Countries, Russia, Poland, Ukraine and beyond. We will offer a special presentation our “Covid-19 Proof Travel - on and off the beaten track” concept, as well as our hospitality brands including BalticVision, World of Borealis, Unique Hotels and Vihula Manor will be present.

For pre-arranged meetings, please contact us on ITB Berlin NOW 2021. You are also welcome to visit our Brand card, make appointments and interact with us on the ITB Berlin NOW platform, using Via Hansa & Borealis Guest Ticket – just ask us at: ilze.sproge@viahansaborealis.com


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. Our offers include exciting itineraries to national parks of the Baltic countries during the golden autumn, to exciting Moldavian and Ukrainian wine routes, to Russia to explore the Golden Ring of Russia and much more. Responding to current trends, five of our autumn-winter tours are offered as small-group departures with a maximum of 16 guests in each group. BalticVision will be distributing the catalogue to all customers shortly. For more information, please contact: eriks.lingeberzins@balticvision.com


As of April 1st, the Hestia Hotel Group starts operating the historic Spa Hotel Laine in the Estonian resort town of Haapsalu under a new name: Hestia Hotel Haapsalu Spa. The spa hotel is currently undergoing renovation and apart from enlarging the number of guests rooms, the water and sauna area will increase almost twice. The new water and sauna area will comprise five different saunas, a pool and three different water attractions. Hestia Hotel Group is the parent company of the Estonian hotel chain founded in 2014. In the past years Hestia Hotel Group has become the hotel chain Estonia with the biggest number of hotels. Including the Hestia Hotel Haapsalu Spa, the hotel group now operates seven hotels in Estonia and two in Latvia. Recently, Hestia Hotel Kentmanni in Tallinn city center was opened. For more information, please contact: evija.snorina@viahansaborealis.com