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Midsummer celebrations in Baltics

Midsummer celebrations in Baltics

Summer Solstice or Midsummer has always been a very important celebration in Baltic countries – since centuries people have celebrated the shortest night of the year with traditional songs and rituals. Nowadays most people still find a way to spend this night in the nature under open sky at the bonfire with traditional food and music.

20.06.2016
New hotels in Tartu

New hotels in Tartu

The hotel scene in the university town Tartu is changing this summer when the brand new and stylish superior four-star Hotel Lydia opens on June 30. The hotel got its name after a famous Estonian poet Lydia Koidula. It is located in the very heart of the city on the slopes of Toomemägi Hill just behind Tartu Town Hall Square.

20.06.2016
HOTEL SEMARAH LIELUPE OPENS AFTER RECONSTRUCTION

HOTEL SEMARAH LIELUPE OPENS AFTER RECONSTRUCTION

The Semarah Lielupe Hotel in the resort town of Jurmala will reopen in the middle of June after an extensive renovation. The hotel offers 264 elegant guestrooms, a spacious Wellness Centre that includes a 25m swimming pool, Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath, Jacuzzi and spa area, a restaurant, a spacious and all-modern Kids’ Club.

31.05.2016
OPENING OF NEW IBIS RIGA CENTRE HOTEL

OPENING OF NEW IBIS RIGA CENTRE HOTEL

The European economy hotel leader Ibis will be represented by another new hotel in Riga – Ibis Riga Centre – opening at the beginning of June. Ibis Riga Centre offers the ultimate comfort and modern design, with new innovative bedding designed by the Ibis Research Department, 120 comfortable and well-equipped rooms, two meeting rooms for up to 60 people.

31.05.2016
NEW PULLMAN HOTEL IN RIGA OLD TOWN

NEW PULLMAN HOTEL IN RIGA OLD TOWN

The first Pullman hotel in the Baltic countries will open in Riga in the middle of June. The luxury five-star Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel occupies a magnificent building dating from 1789 merged together with a completely modern structure.

31.05.2016
ESTONIAN WEEK IN DENMARK – A REAL SUCCESS!

ESTONIAN WEEK IN DENMARK – A REAL SUCCESS!

The “Estonian Week in Denmark”, introducing Estonia’s economy and culture, took place in Vordingborg, Denmark, from 11-13 May and was a huge success. The week was opened with a business seminar and a grand gala dinner by Estonian Minister of Entrepreneurship Mrs. Liisa Oviir.

18.05.2016
HILTON TALLINN PARK HOTEL

HILTON TALLINN PARK HOTEL

The hotel scene in Tallinn will get a long-awaited boost when the brand new and elegant five-star Hilton Tallinn Park Hotel finally opens on June 1. The region’s most contemporary 13-storey glass building will feature 228 well-appointed guestrooms and extra-spacious suites.

11.05.2016
ICONIC RANNAHOTELL REOPENS IN PARNU

ICONIC RANNAHOTELL REOPENS IN PARNU

The seaside city of Parnu has seen some recent improvements in the hotel sector and is ready for the new summer season. The most prominent change is the reopening of the completely refurbished Rannahotell in the middle of May. Constructed in 1937, the building has become an Estonian landmark and an iconic symbol of the Estonian summer capital.

11.05.2016
RESTAURANT “3 PAVARI” IN RIGA

RESTAURANT “3 PAVARI” IN RIGA

Via Hansa has been carefully selecting restaurants for its clients and this season will offer lunches and dinners for groups at the locally renowned restaurant 3 Pavari - Tam labam būs augt (Three Chefs - The Good Must Grow). The distinctly modern open-kitchen concept and reasonable prices have won great praise among all its guests.

09.05.2016
GREY – NEW RESTAURANT IN VILNIUS

GREY – NEW RESTAURANT IN VILNIUS

Recently a new restaurant caught our attention. Grey has been described as a place with a cosy atmosphere yet with a very contemporary style, while the food is delicious and highly rated. Via Hansa has been booking this restaurant for its clients and will continue to do so this season. We have agreed very good menus for group lunches as well as dinners.

09.05.2016
ESTONIA BOOSTS ITS BRAND IN CHINA

ESTONIA BOOSTS ITS BRAND IN CHINA

Estonian food, culture and design will be showcased in Beijing during a weeklong series of exclusive events under the title “Taste of Estonia: Nordic with a Twist” from April 24 to May 1. Top Estonian professionals will introduce the country’s cuisine, culture and music as well as contemporary design...

22.04.2016
HOTEL AZIMUT ST. PETERSBURG SPLIT INTO TO HOTELS

HOTEL AZIMUT ST. PETERSBURG SPLIT INTO TO HOTELS

The Hotel Azimut St. Petersburg, which underwent a large scale renovation in the years 2008-2014, has prior to this season been split into two separate hotels: The superior 3-star Hotel Azimut St. Petersburg and the 3-star Hotel Fontanka.

21.04.2016
Warsaw’s restaurant SENSES wins Poland's second Michelin star

Warsaw’s restaurant SENSES wins Poland's second Michelin star

“Warsaw insider” has nominated Restaurant SENSES as one of the Best of Warsaw for Fine Dining in 2015 and wrote not that long ago, that this might be “Warsaw’s next Michelin star in the making”.  As it turns out, it was a prophecy to come true!

11.03.2016
HOTEL KREUTZWALD COMPLETES FACELIFT

HOTEL KREUTZWALD COMPLETES FACELIFT

The four-star Hotel Kreutzwald Tallinn has completed a needed facelift. The whole façade has been repainted in a beautiful dark red colour and marble tiles are decorating the hotel to the 2nd floor. In addition, all hotel windows are now triple glazed what ensures a quiet and calm stay.

01.03.2016
KAMP COLLECTION HOTELS

KAMP COLLECTION HOTELS

The Finish Kamp Group, whose signature hotel is the legendary luxury 5-star Hotel Kamp in Helsinki,  has changed its name to Kamp Collection Hotels and acquired new hotels such as the superior 4-star Hotel Lilla Roberts, the 5-star Hotel Haven and 4-star Hotel Fabian, strengthening the position as the leading operator of luxury and lifestyle hotels in Helsinki.

18.02.2016