SOURCE MARKET PARTNERS

Our collaborative approach extends to our source market partnership network around the world. Our source market partners enable us to obtain valuable access and insight in key markets

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RUSSIA

TMI CONSULTANCY

TMI (Tourism, Marketing & Intelligence) has been one of the top marketing and communications specialists  in the Russian and CIS market  for over 15 years.  Experts in the tourism & hospitality sector and in destinations marketing. TMI’s services include: strategic PR and media relations, digital PR, brand building, events management, research, design and content for special promo campaigns for national tourism boards and the private sector.  TMI’s client list includes Visit Sweden, Visit Denmark, Visit Britain, Tourism Malaysia, Slovenia and Jordan as well as many luxury hotel properties around the world.

 

TMI have insight into all market trends and provide regular reports to their clients and partners on developments in the economy and travel industry in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. 

Helene Lloyd

Managing Director - TMI Consulting

Moscow

http://www.tmiconsultancy.com/

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SOUTH AMERICA

GLOBAL VISION ACCESS 

GVA Tourism marketing and communication is headquartered in São Paulo, the largest and most affluent tourism market in Brazil and South America. GVA is highly regarded and trusted locally and internationally by customers, partners, tourism organisations and competitors to whom they provide insight and intelligence on tourism opportunities and market trends.

 

GVA offer the services of experienced professionals who have had direct responsibility for planning and implementing strategies and projects at all levels. GVA clients include Monaco, the Seychelles, Norway and Jordan.

Gisele Abrahao

Founder & CEO  - Global Vision Access

Sao Paulo

https://globalvisionaccess.com/

Shanghai

CHINA

NORDIC FRIEND

Based both in Nordics and China, Nordic Friend is a full-service marketing agency aiming to create and sustain growth for global brands and organisations by combining modern content marketing, communications and digital sales practices in China. Nordic Friend combines International mentality and Chinese know-how. Nordic Friend have professional and native specialists in different functions of marketing and communications related to China. 

 

With a wide network, Nordic Friend crafts tailor-made solutions depending on the practical needs of its clients offering analysis, insights, strategy, planning, production and management in and across the China market.

Rixin Jiang

CEO - Nordic Friend

Shanghai

https://www.nordicfriend.net/

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SOUTH EAST ASIA

PEAR ANDERSON

With experience in travel agencies, tourism boards, airlines and DMCs, Pear Anderson has a solid network of contacts across Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, and a growing one in Cambodia enabling strategy & representation across South East Asia. 

 

Pear Anderson are experienced in conducting quantitative and qualitative research and sales-driven, on-the-ground representation in the market, giving access to a wide B2B travel agency network of qualified targets.

 

Pear Anderson also manage roadshows, organising the logistics, guest lists and follow ups  as well as in-marketing training to the trade on how to sell your product’s advantages to increase visitor numbers and spend.

Hannah Pearson

Director - Pear Anderson

Kuala Lumpur

https://www.pearanderson.com/

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INDIA

MAHIP AGARWAL

Mahip has more than 15 years experience in the Indian market as Sales Manager TUI, General Manager of Shreejere Holidays and Sales & Operations Manager for Vision of Scandinavia (VOS) responsible for the promotion of the Nordic and Baltic regions in India.  Mahip is an enterprising professional with excellent planning and communication skills and an unrivalled understanding of the complexities of the Indian outbound market.

 

Mahip also works on a project basis for Emporium Training, conducting skill development and capacity building programs for the youth and providing world class employment opportunities in the field of Hospitality, Aviation, Tourism & other customer service sectors in India.  Mahip also provides ongoing services for Holxo Holidays, TUI and Uniko holdings of Denmark, servicing Asian Outbounds throughout the Nordics.

Mahip Agarwal

Consultant

Mumbai

mahipagarwal@gmail.com

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JAPAN

KJELL ELLEFSEN

As public relations officer for the Scandinavian Tourist Board Japan’s (STB), Kjell Ellefsen worked with both printed and broadcast media, and responsible for the promotion of Norway, Denmark and Sweden. During his tenure at STB, Kjell developed a keen insight into Japanese media, developing content and key messages, as well as leading media teams on inspection visits.

 

Latterly, as Chief Marketing Officer of the STB, Kjell was responsible for the overall strategic business planning for Japan and the marketing strategies for other Asia markets in which the  STB were active as well as hands-on implementation in India and Australia.  In 2015, Kjell established his own company to represent Visit Norway in Japan. The company was responsible for the total destination marketing of Norway in Japan.

Kjell Ellefsen

CEO - Nordisk

Tokyo

kjell.ellefsen@nordisk.jp

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USA

ELAINE NELSON PEIK

With ancestral connections in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, Elaine is a lifelong ambassador for the Nordic Region.  Formally as Scandinavia specialist at Borton Overseas Travel and then Market Developer Manager for Sun Country Airlines, Elaine built the Nordic Destinations Travel from the ground up where as General manager and group travel expert, she as also responsible for website development, marketing and social media.

               

As a Nordic travel expert, Elaine maintains a philosophy of growth and diversity, proactively seeking out hidden and emerging opportunities whilst maintaining respect for the regional pillars of interest.  Her belief in the dynamic nature of the travel industry drives her to identify and investigate novel trends in all aspects of the business including environmental and cultural impacts as well as the need for Eco-Friendly, Green, and Sustainable travel options so travel to the Nordic region can continue for years to come. 

Elaine Nelson Peik

Consultant partner

Minneapolis

elaine.peik@gmail.com

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SPAIN & ITALY

JOHAN CAVALLINI

Johan has worldwide experience of sales and marketing and was country manager for Spain and Italy for Visit Sweden where he was Country Manager for the Italian and Spanish markets.

 

Managing a group of 7 Travel Trade Managers worldwide Johan was responsible for developing Visit Sweden's worldwide Travel Trade marketing/ campaign services and acting as single point of contact for customers and partners.


Johan now works in different areas of business, developing relations with multiple industries and the management of relationships with official institutions in different countries: Embassies/ Consulates/ National Export Councils and Chambers of Commerce.

Johan Cavallini

Consultant

Barcelona

johancavallini@hotmail.com

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