Cruise passenger traffic by Estonia’s largest passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp increased more than 9% in April over last year, according to the company. Tallink Grupp transported some 709,931 passengers, and 79,932 vehicles even with one vessel out of service for 11 days.
According to numbers from Statistics Estonia. some 303,000 foreign tourists booked stays in the country, a 5% increase over the previous year’s numbers. With neighboring country tourists and business people visiting most frequently, Estonia’s February and March figures from Finland were the most striking with 20% more visits when compared to last year at the same time.
Coming to Estonia this month Jazzkaar 2013 is one jazz fest fans won’t want to miss. Just in time for Spring being sprung, travelers to Tallinn get a chance to experience the 24th such event taking place in between April 18th and 28th. Venues around the city including the unique Marina Pavilion at the Port of Tallinn grounds, offer the best the Baltics can offer in the genre.
Visitors to Estonia will have a new cultural treat to enjoy, as the Festival Kihnu Sea Festivity 2011 takes the country’s fisherman’s tradition a step farther. Beginning Friday and ending on Sunday, the Kihnu Cultural Space, in connection with Kihnu Parish Government and the Kihnu Sea Society, present an inaugural festival.
A record number of tourists from the UK visited Estonia in the first three months of 2011, said the country’s national tourist board in a statement. Between January and March this year, more than 259,000 tourist arrivals booked into hotels in the country, which is an increase of 19% on the previous year. Especially encouraging […]