Welcome to meet Åland and Visit Åland’s PR Manager (responsible for press, media and contact with tour operators and travel agencies) on following trade shows. Welcome also to get a taste of Åland on other fairs and trade shows where you can meet Åland tourism entrepreneurs and other local representatives. 


  • Matka, Helsinki 19–21 January (17–18 January only for the press and travel agents. etc.)
    The largest travel industry event in Northern Europe
    Stand: 6n2-10, part of the Finnish Archipelago at stand 6n2


Welcome to the Finnish Archipelago! Meet Åland at MATKA Nordic Travel Fair, the largest travel industry event in Northern Europe, 19–21 January.

Welcome to our stand 6n2-10, a part of the great stand for Finnish Archipelago where you will find Åland together with Turku, Kemiönsaari, Naantali, Parainen, Salo, Hanko, Pori, Raasepori, Rauma, Kaarina, Kustavi, Uusikaupunki and Taivassalo.

Welcome to the Finnish Archipelago! Come and get a taste of the delicacies and archipelago experiences which Åland and other destinations in the Finnish Archipelago have to offer. In the “farm shop” of Finnish Archipelago you will find products from Åland by the local dairy Ålandsmejerie, Träbiten and Ingeborgs Bageri, as well as local products from other regions of the Finnish Archipelago

Meet Visit Åland, Åland Tourist Office, Viking Line, Ålandsresor, Ålandhotels, Park Alandia, HavsVidden, Käringsund Resort & Conference, Mariehamns stad and Leklandet. Get the new brochures, great fair offers and let the personal help you to plan your trip to Åland. 


  • ITB Berlin, Berlin 7–11 March
    Stand: 132 B, hall 18 right next to the North Entrance

Welcome to ITB Berlin 2018, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show at Messe Berlin. Come and meet Åland and other Finnish destinations at the stand for Visit Finland 132 B in hall 18 right next to the North Entrance! ITB Berlin is open for press and other special trade visitors on Wed–Fri 7–9 March at 10 am–6 pm and for general public Sat–Sun 10–11 March at 10 am–6 pm. 

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