e-News 07/2021      


Vihula Manor in North Estonia is developing a new reforesting project planting over 15.000 fir trees in two areas of totally ca. 5 ha. around the estate to offset over 150 tons of CO2 emission annually. Planting trees is a game changer in our efforts to stop climate change. It cannot stop the climate change alone, but reforesting the world can give an important contribution together with other important sustainable practices. Via Hansa & Borealis is inviting guests who visit Estonia and Vihula Manor to offset their travel carbon footprint by participation in the Vihula Manor Reforesting Project.
Vihula Manor is well booked for the season and Via Hansa & Borealis is prior to the high season doing some further investments into the estate, including reconstructing the historic Flour Miller’s House and adding more spacious room and constructing an out-door Summer Terrace for the Swimming-Pool & Sauna Center. Finally, the Vihula Manor Vodka Museum has been enlarged with two new exciting exhibitions about the History of Flavored Vodkas and Vodka Smuggling in Estonia in the pre-war period. Vihula Manor, which was awarded the title of ‘Historic Hotel of Europe 2020’, is the largest full-service manor-resort in the Baltic countries and offers plenty of options for accommodation, catering, banqueting and conferencing, Swimming-Pool and Sauna Center, Spa-Center and an abundance of leisure and sport facilities and unspoiled nature. For more info, please contact: kylli.karing@viahansaborealis.com


The Hotel Radisson Blu Klaipeda has completed a full renovation of the hotel’s guest rooms. The interior based on the classic maritime theme prevailing until now has been replaced by a sophisticated contemporary Nordic style. The 74-room hotel remains the leading hotel in Lithuania’s port city. The hotel takes pride in its New Port restaurant featuring a super breakfast concept for the hotel’s guests and all-day fine dining. Like other Radisson Blu hotels the hotel maintains very strong safety protocol and has obtained the ‘clean and safe’ certification. For more information about the hotel, please contact: jurgita.slizyte@viahansaborealis.com


St. Petersburg will host another three matches for the EURO 2021 in addition to the for matches, which were already planned. The city is finally hosting the following matches: 12.06: Russia-Belgium, 14.06: Poland-Slovakia, 16.0P: Russia-Finland, 18.06: Sweden-Slovakia, 21.06: Finland-Belgium, 23.06: Sweden-Poland and 02.07: Quarter final. The matches will all take place at the Zenit Stadium, built for the FIFA 2018 World Cup. The stadium is allowed to accommodate 34.000 spectators for the matches. Supporters will be allowed to enter Russia with Fan ID and negative PCR-test. Follow the EURO 2021 during the White Night Festival in the “Beauty of the Neva”. Via Hansa & Borealis has allocations at hotels for the whole period. For more information, please contact: natalia.vinogradova@viahansaborealis.com