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Finland – the UNdiscovered gem

Finland is a Nordic country with an edge: it’s the home of sauna, Santa Claus and crafty design. Its unique cultural characteristics along with beautiful, untouched nature make it an unconventional holiday destination.

This page provides travel professionals with information and materials to help their customers plan holidays to and in Finland, see the current trade news below. Visit Finland runs two types of campaigns: image campaigns and tactical campaigns. Read more about Visit Finland campaigns here.

For more information about collaboration between Visit Finland, Finnish travel professionals and you, don’t hesitate to contact us – we’ll be delighted to help you.

Visit Finland is represented in the following countries: Austria, Benelux, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and CIS, Switzerland, UK and USA. Please contact your local Visit Finland representative for further information about marketing activities and Finland as a tourist country.

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Trade News

Keep up to date with our work and the latest changes in the Finnish tourism industry.


Santa Claus is doing fine at the Arctic Circle

August 24, 2015
BUSINESS AS USUAL AT SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE, FINLAND Santa Claus will continue to welcome visitors to his official home in Rovaniemi, Finland this Christmas and throughout the year sharing Christmas wonder with tourists and children from across the world. It’s business as usual at the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi as Santa and his helpers […]

Berry Picking by Bike with Happy Guide Helsinki

July 27, 2015
For the late summer Happy Guide Helsinki has launched a new good spirited biking tour – Berry Picking by Bike. On this tour you will learn that the more than 100 years old Central Park of Helsinki is bigger than the equivalent in New York and visit a natural state forest for berry picking. The best […]

Home Dining – Visit a Finnish family

July 14, 2015
Home Dining is not a restaurant but a concept where you can meet a local family at their home. Get to know how Finns typically live, taste some of our food and enjoy a relaxed moment in our living room. The families live in different parts of Finland, but mainly in Helsinki area. You can […]
St Mary´s Day in Hetta

The Lapland Culture Calendar is now online!

June 18, 2015
Lapland Culture Calendar is a great tool for catching the essentials of Lapland’s cultural life throughout the year and all over the region, from Rovaniemi to Inari Saariselkä and from Ruka to Levi. Lapland Culture Calendar helps travelers figure out what type of events and attractions there are in Lapland, and tour operators have a new […]
Culinary Experience Finland

Culinary Experience Finland

June 11, 2015
Finland has a pure nature and produce rich flavours that ground from four seasons, great soil, forest and pure water. Culinary Experience Finland is a tasting and luncheon event that presents the culinary of Finland and gives an overview for the food interested visitors to Finland. During the visit the visitors learn about Finnish regional specialities, […]

Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy and Rukan Salonki Join Forces

May 4, 2015
Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy and Rukan Salonki Chalets have signed a sales co-operation agreement. From 1.5.2015 onward Rukan Salonki will exclusively handle the sales operations of Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy programmes. Rukan Salonki Chalets offer Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy clients an all-inclusive service. From one address, they can book all the services needed for a […]

Sibelius Finland Experience 2015

April 13, 2015
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) is Finland ‘s national composer, and his works depict Finland, its history and the Finnish identity and its key elements. Sibelius is the most famous Finn in the world. Sibelius Finland Experience is an authentic experience through which everyone might be able to understand more about what Finland and being Finnish is. […]
Sibelius_Friends Anniversay tour cover page

Sibelius & Friends Anniversary Day Tour with Nordic Menu

March 10, 2015
We challenge guests to learn about “Finnishness”!! The brand new Sibelius 150 year Anniversary tour is launched!  Leaving Helsinki during the early afternoon, guests are welcomed to visit the homes and museums of 3 prominent artists, known for their contribution to the Finnish National Identity over 100 years ago.  Tour can be tailored to meet […]

Visit Finland – Press Release

February 26, 2015
Visit Finland – Press Release 04.02.2015 Finnscope In 2014 Visit Finland launched Finngenerator. Developed especially for mobile devices, the application makes it possible for anyone to “find out their inner Finn” by generating their new Finnish name at website. Finngenerator is both personal and easy to use and that is why it is so […]
Wall od Kilpis Lapland Finland

Santa’s Hotels expands to Kilpisjärvi

February 5, 2015
The Lappish owned Santa’s Hotels chain now expands to Kilpisjärvi in Saanatunturi fell highlands. Walls of Kilpis holiday destination, with 22 modern and well equipped holiday apartments, is located in the so-called ‘arm of Finland’ in Kilpisjärvi, Lapland, very close to the Norwegian border. The closest airport on the Finnish side of the border is […]

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Arto Asikainen

Director, Trade Relations, Visit Finland Representative Russia, CIS

Jyrki Oksanen

Visit Finland Representative Austria, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland

Riitta Balza

Visit Finland Representative UK

Sanna Tuononen

Visit Finland Representative France and Italy

Danye Liu

Visit Finland Representative China: Beijing & Chongqing

David Wu

Visit Finland Representative China: Shanghai

Andrew Leung

Visit Finland Representative China: Hong Kong & Southern China

Shigeyoshi Noto

Visit Finland Representative Japan

Helena Niskanen

Visit Finland Representative USA

Ulla Mäkelä

Coordinator, Trade Relations

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