Estonian Hotel and Restaurant Association

A representative organisation of employers that is public, voluntary and operates on democratic principles.

EHRA Members

211 companies or associations of companies belong to the Association. Ca. 27% of all accommodation rooms in Estonia and ca. 64% of all accommodation rooms in Tallinn are members of the Association.

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Classification system

Over Europe star system Hotelstars Union came to force in Estonia on 2th of May 2011. Hotelstars Union goal is to create a common European star system to make it easier for clients to understand and find expected quality in hotels

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Professional Qualification Committee

The task of the Professional Qualification Committee is to develop the draft procedure for granting professional qualifications in cooperation with persons applying for the right to grant qualifications and to develop the work procedure of the Professional Qualification Committee. If necessary, the Committee appoints Evaluation Committees and develops the work procedure of the Evaluation Committee, approves the evaluation instructions and materials, evaluation forms and other documents required for granting qualifications. The Professional Qualification Committee calculates the amount of the fee for granting and re-certifying professional qualifications and submits it to the KA for approval. The Committee organises a review of the applicant’s documents and decides on the grant of a qualification to the applicant. The Professional Qualification Committee resolves the complaints filed against the activities of the Evaluation Committee and approves the requirements submitted to the place where competence is evaluated (examination centre) if necessary.

Professional Qualification Committee:

  • Maarika Liivamägi, committe chairman
  • Indrek Kivisalu, committee vice-chairman
  • Ülle Parbo
  • Raigo Triik
  • Sirje Rekkor
  • Rudolf Visnapuu
  • Ülle Kruuda
  • Ritta Roosaar
  • Krista Kalmus
  • Margit Kikas
  • Peep Peetersoo
  • Eeve Kärblane
  • Killu Maidla
  • Tiina Viin
  • Maret Õunpuu