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High-Level Working Group on Tourism launched

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
1.9.2021 12.53 | Published in English on 1.9.2021 at 13.06
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The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has appointed a High-Level Working Group on Tourism, which will serve as an expert advisory body on strategy related to tourism development. The High-Level Working Group will promote the implementation of Finland’s tourism strategy for 2019–2028. It will also monitor and assess the sector’s operating environment and current phenomena and support the preparation of tourism policy measures.

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will chair the working group and Ilona Lundström, Director-General at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, will serve as vice chair. The working group will be composed of ministries that are of key importance to the tourism sector, including the units in their administrative branches as well as regional councils and state administration, regional tourism organisations, travel companies, research and educational institutions and organisations. The secretariat of the working group will operate from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. 

The working group’s term will begin on 1 September 2021 and last until 31 December 2028.

Inquiries:
Sanna Kyyrä, Chief Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 29 504 7012
 

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