OLYMPIA Air Travel Ltd. is a privately owned, Helsinki-based, well-established Finnish tour operator. In operation since 1952 (hence the name OLYMPIA, after the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki), we have a long tradition and are currently the market leader in long-haul group travel in Finland. Our travel destinations cover all the continents, including Antarctica. OLYMPIA´s long haul travel packages usually consist of the following elements:
Tours to several countries (2-4 countries, 2-4 days in each city, duration 2-3 weeks). Tours in one country (2-5 stops, 2-3 days in each place, duration 1-2 week). Highlighting local culture and specialities.
High class / upper market hotels
We mainly use deluxe or first class hotels, breakfast always included. Downtown location in city hotels/ resorts in beautiful surroundings.
Small group size
Our normal group size is 15 to 25 pax.
Professional OLYMPIA tour leader / escort
We always include a Finnish speaking tour leader from Finland to escort the group. Our tour leaders have fairly free hands to arrange possible extra program or solve any "difficulties/misunderstandings" for the benefit of our clients.
Annual turnover: over 15 million USD
Staff: 18 in the office, 25 tour leaders
Mr. Matti Palermaa, Managing Director
Mr. Ari Huuskonen, Director, Business Development
Ms. Sari Juurinen, Marketing Manager
Mr. Petri Mukkila, Partnership Manager
Ms. Reeta Vihavainen, Production Manager
Board of directors:
Mr. Matti Julin (President), Mr. Heikki Julin (Vice President)
Ms. Tuuli Julin, Ms. Sari Julin, Mr. Tuomas Julin, Mr. Leo Glad