Finland's visa services in China will expand throughout the country with 13 new visa centers to be opened in spring 2016. Services for Chinese visitors will be further improved by Stopover Finland packages that will be launched in the end of March.
Finnish authorities and Finnish tourism related companies continue to expand their offer of convenient and fast services for Chinese visitors to Finland.
In spring 2016 Finland will open new visa application centers in 13 Chinese cities. These cities are (in alphabetical order) Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Xi’an. In addition to these cities, Finland has application centres in Beijing and in Shanghai.
Visit Finland together with Finnair and other Finnish tourism related companies will launch a new stopover service in the end of March. The new service provides stopover packages that cater the needs of Chinese visitors wishing to stay in Finland between 5 hours to 5 days.
The tourism from China to Finland is experiencing a rapid growth thanks to customer friendly, flexible and better services.
The number of overnight stays by Chinese visitors in Finland grew more than 40% in 2015 in comparison to the previous year and Chinese travelers are already the biggest spenders per visit of all the international visitors in Finland.
Finland's new visa application centres in differents parts of China, including in the cities with direct flight connections to Helsinki, offer easier and more comfortable access to visit beautiful and pure Finland.
Further information about the opening of the visa application centers will follow later on these channels:
More info about Finland as a tourism destination and about the stopover possibilities in Finland: