Finnair and Alitrip, a fast-growing online
travel platform in China, have signed a long-term strategic
partnership which is expected to bring approximately 3,000 Chinese
tourists to Finland during the winter months to experience the
magic of Lapland and the Northern Lights.
Finnair and Alitrip have designed a
7-day/5-night package product to Finland and Lapland. The
itinerary includes 1 night in Helsinki, 2 nights in Rovaniemi and
2 nights in Ivalo.
with this new initiative, Alitrip will establish a service
center in Rovaniemi to offer customer service help for travelling
"Finland and Lapland have many great things
to offer and this new cooperation between Finnair with Alitrip
will be a great opportunity for Finland to showcase itself to the
Chinese public,” said Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer,
Finnair. “Thousands of Chinese tourists are expected to visit
Finland during the winter months with this new package. Our aim is
to grow this long-term cooperation between both companies every
Finnair operates year-round services to Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong and
Shanghai, as well as seasonal services to Guangzhou and Xi'an,
with up to 32 weekly flights during the peak summer season.
Alitrip is a fast-growing leading travel platform in China and
is owned by the Alibaba Group, one of the largest public companies
in China. Alibaba operates businesses such as online shopping
giants Taobao, T-mall, Alibaba.com and many other diverse business
genres. Alibaba is a publicly listed company on the NYSE, with the
company’s head office located in Hangzhou.
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