While nearly half of visitors to Viru Hotel in October were from Finland, many guests from Russia are expected for the holiday, said Sokos Hotel Viru communications director Peep Ehasalu. Nordic Hotel Forum is awaiting many visitors from Russia for the New Year, though also from Finland, said the hotel's director of operations Feliks Magus. A large portion of rooms have been reserved for the New Year's holiday.

Source: Postimees, 11.12.2009.