Posts published in Day: July 3, 2021

Estonian accommodation providers lost fewer stays than EU average

Saturday, July 3, 2021

The number of nights spent in tourist accommodation from April 2020 to March 2021 declined 61 percent on year to a total of 1.1 billion in the European Union; the corresponding figure declined somewhat less, or slightly more than 50 percent, in Estonia during the same period. Of the member states for which data is available, the total number of nights spent in tourist accommodation decreased most in Malta, by…

Bolt dark warehouse seeking to replace corner grocery store in Tallinn

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Bolt is expanding its courier services, adding a so-called dark warehouse in Tallinn orders from which should reach customers in 10-15 minutes. The pilot project will be launched in Tallinn, while the company aims to offer the service in ten European countries. Retail chains have been expanding their online businesses in recent years, and while the coronavirus period has helped boost turnovers, e-commerce remains a marginal activity for major supermarket…

PKN Orlen considering project to up crude oil processing in Lithuania

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Orlen Lietuva, a subsidiary of the Polish oil and gas company PKN Orlen, has signed a letter of intent with the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy to increase its oil refining capacity, announced PKN Orlen on Thursday. The company reported that a preliminary analysis of the plan to increase crude oil processing at the Orlen Lietuva refinery in Mazeikiai, Lithuania had been completed. “If the investment decision is made, it will…