e-News 04/2022      


The owners of the former Hotel Radisson Blu Sky in Tallinn have invested 25 Mill. EUR into a complete renovation of the hotel to make it the leading 5-star property in the city. May 1st saw the opening of the new Radisson Collection Hotel Tallinn. This luxury lifestyle hotel has a very appealing design and embraces local culture. Contemporary Estonian art, design and photography are on display throughout the hotel. The hotel features 287 lavish rooms and suites and offers two restaurants, a rooftop restaurant and bar, ISSEI on the 24th floor, and MEKK on the first floor, where executive Chef Rene Uusmees introduces his Modern Estonian Cuisine concept. The fourth-floor relaxation area includes a spa with swimming pool, Japanese bath and three saunas in addition to a spacious gym. The hotel’s 1,000 square meter conference center on the second floor offers eight stunning meeting spaces, the largest accommodating up to 300 delegates.
The hotel is located in the city center, very close to the oldest medieval town in North Europe. Via Hansa & Borealis recommends the hotel for FIT, leisure group and especially for conference and incentive groups. For more information, please contact: kylli.karing@viahansaborealis.com


Estonian new cuisine has already won a strong reputation in the north of Europe for its high and innovative standards. As a result of this Estonia has signed an agreement with the French-founded Michelin Guide, the world’s most prestigious culinary guide, to include Estonia, and first Michelin-awarded Estonian restaurants will be announced on May 25th. Top-class food culture is one of the main reasons people travel. It is also one of the most common reasons for returning and no doubt the agreement with Michelin will have a long-lasting impact on Estonia’s tourism exports. As soon as the Michelin restaurants are announced, Via Hansa & Borealis will be ready with new Estonia products for foodies.


Via Hansa & Borealis is this week planting 15.000 fir trees in two areas of totally ca. 5 ha. around Vihula Manor in North Estonia to offset over 150 tons of CO2 emission annually. The planting is the start of the Vihula Manor Reforesting Project. 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. Guests can offset their travel carbon footprint by participation in the Vihula Manor Reforesting Project. For more information, please contact: henrik.kjoelby@viahansaborealis.com