OÜ TLG Hotell, a subsidiary of AS Tallink Grupp has signed a rental agreement with OÜ Hansa Hotell to rent the 163-room Express Hotel in Tallinn port area.
According to the agreement Tallink will start to operate the hotel from January 2009. The monthly rental payment will be EUR 62.5 thousand (EEK 980 thousand).
The agreement and start of operations will be subject to the approval from the Competition Authority.
The Express Hotel is located just next to the Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel giving therefore good possibilities for synergies between the two hotels.
Express Hotel will be the fourth hotel in the Tallink Hotels chain that already operates the Tallink City Hotel, Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel and Pirita TOP Spa Hotel. The total amount of hotel rooms offered by Tallink will exceed one thousand.