Posts tagged as Tallinn

Activity on Tallinn real estate market crushing records

Thursday, May 13, 2021

April marked yet another month where the number of deals in Tallinn’s real estate market exceeded a thousand, continuing the now six-month trend. The last time the market was this active was 12 years ago, prior to the economic recession in 2008. “There has not been such a high amount of deals made in 12 years. In November last year, we were six deals under 1,000, in March, there were…

Tallinn tourism service providers join Goodwill Agreement

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Tourism service providers in Tallinn can now join a Goodwill Agreement to show they are following coronavirus safety guidelines and can provide guests with a safe experience. The agreement confirms the provider is following the rules issued by the Health Board and promises to inform guests about the rules they must follow themselves. Providers of tourism services who have signed the Goodwill Agreement are classified on the websites visitestonia.com and…

Survey: Families in Tallinn need €1,063 minimum income each month

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

A family of four in Tallinn needs a minimum income of €1,063 a month to sustain itself, which is more than in Riga or in Vilnius, a survey by the Swedbank Institute for Finances found. Of the Baltic capitals, families living in Tallinn have the highest incomes and more money left over after paying mandatory expenses. An analysis based on household models showed the monthly costs for food, housing and…

Bolt launches car rental scheme in Estonia

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Transport services company Bolt will launch a car rental scheme on Tuesday (May 4) alongside its scooter and taxi service. Until now, only Lithuanian company Citybee has operated a freely accessible vehicle rental service in Tallinn with 350 cars that can be picked up and dropped off in public car parks. ERR’s Estonian news portal reported that It is difficult to say how successful the company is as Citybee Estonia…

T1 Mall of Tallinn to go bankrupt

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The T1 Mall of Tallinn will go bankrupt after the Supreme Court rejected an appeal by AS Tallinna Moekombinaat contesting the termination of reorganization proceedings. The Supreme Court decided to reject an appeal by AS Tallinna Moekombinaat, the owner of T1 Mall of Tallinn, contesting the ruling of the Harju County Court to terminate the reorganization proceedings of AS Tallinna Moekombinaat. In connection with this, the court order terminating the…

Center MP takes up Tallinna Vesi supervisory board post

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The City of Tallinn has appointed Center MP Andrei Korobeinik as member of the supervisory board of listed water company AS Tallinna Vesi. Korobeink’s term will run from Monday to April 25 2024, BNS reports, and he replaces Toivo Tootsen, whose term expired earlier this month. Tootsen had been a member of the supervisory board at Tallinna Vesi since April 2011. Tallinna Vesi’s majority shareholder, U.K. firm United Utilities Tallinn B.V.,…

€3.3 million expansion planned for Tallinn’s Balti Jaam station

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

State-owned railway infrastructure company Estonian Railways (Eesti Raudtee) and Leonhard Weiss OU have entered into a contract for expanding the Balti Jaam central railway station of Tallinn for slightly over €3.3 million. In the framework of the project, two new station tracks will be built at the station complete with platforms, as well as an additional main track built between the Paldiski Road rail bridge and Kitsekula station. Riho Vjatkin,…

Tallinn green-lights paying sick pay to all staff from sick period day one

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Tallinn city government has made good on its proposal last week to pay sick pay from day one of a period of illness with an order aimed at doing just that, to be put before the city council chambers Thursday as things stand. If the draft passes, it will entitle all Tallinn residents who are in employment to claim sick pay from day one for any type of sickness, and…

Tallinn to join European minute of silence for covid pandemic victims

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Tallinn will participate in a Europe-wide minute of silence for the victims of coronavirus on Wednesday to mark a year since the start of the pandemic. The minute of silence is an initiative of the city network Eurocities, of which Tallinn is a member. Eurocities is a network of 198 European cities from 38 countries, representing 130 million people.  The minute of silence will take place at 1 p.m. EET.…

Tallinn hoping for return of Finnish tourists this summer

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Tallinn hopes tourists can be attracted to the city this summer and is working in cooperation with Helsinki. Tallinn is the biggest tourist attraction in Estonia but with the unreliable coronavirus situation companies are unsure how to make plans for the upcoming summer season. Tallinn City Government is currently considering how justified it is to spend taxpayers’ money on entertainment at all, Deputy Mayor Aivar Riisalu told ERR. He said…