What’s up in India and UAE -seminar 23.11.2018, Helsinki


India and UAE outbound travel markets are growing fast around the world. More and more travelers from these markets also chooses Finland as their next holiday destination. Are we ready?

Visit Finland organized a ““What´s up in India and UAE” -seminar in Helsinki on November 23, 2018. The participants had an opportunity to hear the latest travel market insights and learn some service related cultural characteristics of India and UAE.


Welcome words by Teemu Ahola
Account Manager, Asia – Visit Finland

India travel market update
Sara Sodhi – Visit Finland market representative, India

Luxury of Nature – Finnish High-End Travel
Liisa Renfors, Development Specialist – Visit Finland

Visitors from Middle East or India – What to serve? Introduction to Halal and Indian food
Merja Pollok, specialist for international tourism.

Embassy of Finland UAE
Pirjo-Liisa Heikkilä, Deputy Head of Mission

UAE travel market update
Nour Aridi – Visit Finland market representative, UAE


Below you will find the presentations from the event.