Asian stopover campaign

Through the Stopover Finland effort, Visit Finland is intending to attract more Asian tourists to remain in the country while travelling to and from Europe with Finnair

Economy Spur US travel to Asia

SINGAPORE invited a record 500,000 US visitors in 2015 and the US market grew 3 percent in 2014, according to the New York office of the Singapore Tourism Board's (STB)

Convention Bureau (SECB).

Kershing Goh, regional director, Americas, worldwide group, of STB and SECB, stated there was a 50-50 split between BTmice and leisure tourists. Kershing Goh, regional director, Americas,

Finnair introduces website for Asian stopover campaign

Finnair has actually released a new website to support Visit Finland s new stopover campaign. Through the Stopover Finland effort, Visit Finland is intending to attract more Asian tourists to remain in the country while travelling to and from Europe with Finnair. A series of stopover packages has actually been produced, varying from 5 hours to five days, and these can now be booked by means of the brand-new stopover.finnair.com website.

We are really thrilled to be able to offer our customers the opportunity to stop and breathe between air travels and find Finland at the very same time, said Anssi Partanen, Finnair’s head of travel items.

The Stopover Finland effort is a best match for our broadening network in mix with the growing interest towards Finland as a location among Asian tourists. The activities and trips provided will likewise be appropriate for tourists coming from anywhere in the Finnair network.

Utilizing the brand-new website, Finnair travelers will have the ability to pick from a selection of 50 activities and trips in Finland, provided by Primera Holidays. These range from day trips in Helsinki to five-day tours to locations such as Lapland.

Finnair is intending to double its Asian passenger traffic by 2020, compared with 2010. The national carrier is launching its brand name new fleet of Airbus A350 airplane to multiple Asian entrances, consisting of Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore, and will quickly start flying to two new Asian locations: Guangzhou and Fukuoka.