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Finnish startup company bets on Finnish blueberries

Although they are only 18 years old, Patrik Pyöriä and his three class mates already founded a successful company. “I’m Blue” is the name of the startup firm that produces blueberry soda. The whole thing started back when Patrik was 16 in Finland. They had an entrepreneur class in school and Patrik and his three…

Norway at ITB Asia

As Norway attend the travel convention ITB Asia is held in Singapore. On this occasion, H.E. Ambassador Anita Nergaard held a reception at the residence – in cooperation with Innovation Norway (Innovasjon Norge), Visit Norway and representatives from the Norwegian tourism industry. The increase in global tourism is noticeable in Norway, and more tourists are…

70 Finnish exhibitors attend ITB Asia travel show Singapore

ITB Asia in Singapore is under way during 25-27 October 2017, , with a record of 70 exhibitors from all over Finland promoting their services in Singapore. The Finland stand is bigger than ever to mark Finland’s 100’s birthday. “We thought we broke our exhibitors’ record last year with 60, but we managed to do…

Norwegian named ‘Airline of the Year’

Norwegian has been awarded ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence during the CAPA Global Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in London. “It’s an honor to collect the award for CAPA Airline of the Year on behalf of Norwegian,” Bjørn Kjos, CEO, Norwegian, said. “This achievement underpins the hard-work and…

A world away at The Sanchaya

It is only a 50-minute ferry ride away from Singapore where The Sanchaya sits beachfront – and yet it nearly feels like worlds apart. It is, in many aspects, in a position on its own. This out-of-the-ordinary estate is the vacation home of an affluent Russian lady who, when residing in her Singapore home, felt…

Norwegian launches world’s longest low-cost route to Singapore from under £150

Norwegian, voted world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, continues its global expansion today by launching its first route from London Gatwick to Asia with a special Singaporean themed celebration to mark the carrier’s inaugural flight to Singapore. The new 12-hour 45 minute flight from London Gatwick to Singapore Changi Airport is now the world’s longest route…

Crown Prince of Denmark visiting China

Denmark is in focus as a knowledge nation as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Frederik is visiting the Chinese capital Beijing and the southern Chinese city Guangzhou during 23-26 September. When Denmark entered into a partnership agreement with China in 2008 on research, innovation and education, it was the largest Danish undertaking in education and…

Finnair: Three new weekly frequencies to Bangkok

Finnair will add capacity to its popular long-haul destination Bangkok for the summer 2018 season. That means three new weekly frequencies will be added to the Bangkok route, serving 10 weekly frequencies during the summer season and 16 frequencies during the winter season. “Traffic between Europe and Asia continues to grow, and Finnair’s expanding network…

Beijing tourism presentation held in Copenhagen

Charming Beijing Tourism Presentation, was held on August 14 2017  in Copenhagen. It is one of the important events within the framework of China-Denmark Tourism Year 2017, hosted by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development. Nearly 100 people from the Embassy of China in Denmark, Wonderful Copenhagen and representatives from local tour operators and media attended the event.…