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Visit Finland has launched an online training portal for trade agents. The new platform offers a wealth of information to help build knowledge of the country allowing agents to become experts across all areas of Finland.
Across Finland experience thrilling activities from husky sledging, bear watching and hiking in one of the 40 national parks or by the 188,000 lakes either under the midnight sun or awe-inspiring aurora borealis. Finland’s capital city Helsinki is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands, green parks, rich in culture and design.
“Learn why Finland is the happiest country in the world”
Caroline Stanton, Visit Finland sales and marketing manager, said: “We are thrilled to be launching this fantastic new resource that will train the next generation of Finnish experts.
“Finland is such a beautiful country we want people to be able to learn why Finland is the happiest country in the world.”
The brand new resource is now live at finlandtravelexpert.com. There are four modules that agents are able to complete:
‘Introduction to Finland’ which provides facts about Finland, figures, reasons to visit, how to get there and where to stay. ‘Regions of Finland’ which outlines the top things to see and do in each of the four major regions including Helsinki, Lapland, Archipelago and Lakeland.
‘Four seasons in Finland’ explores why Finland is a land of contrast from the midnight sun to the northern lights in the autumn and winter. ‘How to book Finland’ the final module provides key tour operators contacts, information on the Finnair Stopover programme and further details on Visit Finland.
The programme offers certification for those who complete the training and agents can access course content on mobile, tablet or desktop whenever and wherever they have an internet connection. As a qualified expert, agents can join a special agent incentive programme with fam trips, exclusive events and competitions.