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Ambassador Syrjälä attended the opening ceremony of Juneyao Air’s second route Finland-Zhengzhou

The Chinese carrier Juneyao Air celebrated the opening of its second direct flight to Finland at Zhengzhou airport on Sunday 18 October 2020. The opening ceremony was attended by, among others, the Finnish Ambassador H.E. Jarno Syrjälä, Vice Governor of Henan province Huang Qiang, Chairman of Henan Airport Group Kang Shengzhen and CEO of Juneyao…

Finnair cuts 700 jobs, temporary layoffs continue for thousands

Finnair cuts approximately 700 jobs, long-term temporary layoffs continue for thousands of Finnair employees Finnair has completed the co-operation process started in September on its plans to reduce up to 1,000 jobs, to make other structural changes and to implement additional temporary layoffs due to the impacts of the corona pandemic. Due to the dramatic…

Special Tourist Visa to Thailand is now available

Since the breakout of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, Thailand announced all borders closure to curb virus spreading. Recently after the country has been keeping a good record of infected numbers, the government has decided to reopen the country to tourism once again. According to the Royal Thai Embassy in Finland announcement you can now…

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…

Travel Finland invites to visit Rovaniemi … virtually

Rovaniemi is an urban capital of Lapland on the Arctic Circle. Rovaniemi is also Santa Claus’s hometown in Finland. This autumn Visit Rovaniemi and virtual reality studio Zoan have created a unique experience that offers an alternative way of visiting Santa in virtual reality. Meeting Santa Claus will now be possible without traveling to Rovaniemi.…

Finland announced latest travel restrictions, effective on 28 Sept

On 24 September, the Government of Finland adopted a decision on restrictions on entry into the country, which will enter into force on 28 September. For all other non-Schengen countries restrictions on entry allow only return traffic to Finland and other EU and Schengen countries, transit traffic at Helsinki Airport and other essential traffic. In…

Finnair partners with Terveystalo to offer coronavirus testing for travellers

Finnair has started co-operation with private Finnish healthcare service company Terveystalo to offer its customers easy and fast access to coronavirus testing prior to travel. The service will be launched on 28 September 2020. Some countries require a negative coronavirus test result and a certificate from passengers arriving in the country. The partnership between Finnair and Terveystalo ensures that customers are provided a test certificate required…

Alma Resort offers discounts to EuroCham Vietnam members

EuroCham Vietnam announced on 14 September 2020 that members can enjoy 30% partner discount when staying at  Alma Resort. Discount 30% on Best Available Rate when entering promotion code ALMAEUROCHAM to make reservation on Alma Resort’s website As well as another discount of 20% on Food & Baverage services at restaurants in the resort Condition:…

Free help with Special Tourist Visa to Thailand – for naturists

Naturists or nudists who are dreaming to spend 2 -3 months in Thailand during the winter can ask for help from Naturist Association Thailand to apply for the new Special Tourist Visa and find an affordable quarantine stay for the first two weeks. Currently, some hotels offer affordable prices from 30.000 baht to 50.000 baht…