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The Finnish healthcare system provides comprehensive and high-quality healthcare from primary healthcare services to specialized medical care. Knowledge and expertise have enabled Finland to reach a steady position as one of the wealthiest, healthiest and most prosperous countries in the world. The results achieved by Finnish healthcare are world class in many areas, such as in the effectiveness of specialized medical care, in decreasing cancer mortality, and in screening and vaccination coverage. The Finnish system is based on prevention, early detection and arranging adequate health services for everyone.


Leader in value-for-money healthcare

Cancer patient survival rates among the best in Europe

Maternal and child mortality rates among the lowest in the world

#1 in availability of latest technologies

Most stable country in the world

Cleanest air in the world

Preliminary Fam Trip Program  

Monday, December 12

Individual flights to Helsinki

Arrival at Helsinki Airport
Meet your host, Mrs. Päivi Antila (+358 40 747 8418), at the arrival hall upon your arrival

13:15 Transfer from Helsinki Airport to VALO Hotel

Check-in at VALO Hotel 
VALO, the New Hybrid Hotel in Helsinki, combines a hotel and an office into one. Imagine bringing all the services from a high-end hotel into the work environment, and the vibrant energy from a workspace into the hush of a hotel. VALO is an innovation born of the happiest people in the world, taking sustainable real estate to a whole new level.

17:15 Lobby call
Meet your Helsinki Partners host, Mrs. Aino Mellais, at the hotel lobby

17:45 Helsinki City sightseeing
Meet your Myhelsinki guide Ms. Hanna-Leena Halsas

The tour focuses on the fresh and surprising character of Helsinki. During the tour you will be introduced to the main attractions of Helsinki as well as to some of the hot spots of the local design scene and explore different types of urban phenomena and venues. You will also discover a few delicious secrets of Helsinki’s food culture. Explore and be inspired!

19:15 Welcome dinner at Kultá Kitchen & Bar
At the core of our restaurant, you can find the majestic and beautiful north at its best. We value our northern roots so much that we have brought with us from the north the purest ingredients such as game, reindeer, mushrooms, lichen and birch leaves.

21:30 Transfer back to the hotel

Overnight in Helsinki, VALO Hotel with possibility to use the sauna department

Tuesday, December 13

Breakfast at the hotel

09:30 Health from Finland workshop
Get to know the Finnish clinics, hospitals and hospitality service providers

11:30 Lunch at Bistro Elo

12:40 Transfer

13:00 Visit to Orton
Orton is the most extensive private provider of specialized health care in Finland. In addition to joint replacements and spinal surgery, Orton offers a wide variety of other specialized health care services in cooperation with HUS Helsinki University Hospital.

14:30 Transfer

15:00 Visit to Docrates Cancer Center
Docrates Cancer Center is a leading international treatment facility specializing in the diagnostics, treatment and follow-up of cancers. Located in the immediate vicinity of the city centre, it provides comprehensive service for cancer patients. Docrates is a completely Finnish-owned private hospital with approximately 25% of patients coming from outside of Finland - from over 60 different countries. This makes Docrates a very important exporter of the Finnish health care services. Docrates is the only private cancer hospital in the Nordic countries.

17:00 Transfer

17:30 Site inspection at The Folks Hotel
Once an industrial neighborhood, ​​Pasila Konepaja is now a midpoint for trendy restaurants and bars and new forms of urban creativity. And at the heart of this dynamic neighborhood is the Folks Hotel Konepaja.

18:30 Dinner at Albina Restaurant & Wine Bar
Our kitchen – a mix of classic European traditions, uncompromising Nordicness and the roughness of big cities. On the plates this translates to celebrating the season’s bounty – local and sustainably sourced. Always handcrafted in a gentle manner. With wines selected with care: pure, bold and enchanting.

20:00 Transfer back to the hotel

Overnight in Helsinki, VALO Hotel with possibility to use the sauna department

Wednesday, December 14

00:00 Breakfast at the hotel

08:55 Lobby call

09:00 Get to know Clinic Helena
Clinic Helena is a private clinic specialised in breast cancer care and demanding breast reconstructions. The founder of the clinic PhD Helena Puonti has created a unique method, which brings sensitivity to a newly reconstructed breast thanks to microneurovascular know-how.


11:00 Transfer to Helsinki Airport

Individual flights home


Thank you for visiting Finland!

Flights to and from Finland, accommodation in single occupancy rooms, transfers and meals are covered by Visit Finland and the destination partners/companies during the Fam Trip.


Individual flights, TBC


Food – local, fresh, wild and pure



December 12 to 14, 2022
VALO Hotel & Work


Follow the weather



Bring along

  • Comfortable and weatherproof outdoor clothing
    (including good walking shoes, hat and gloves)
  • Swimming suit for Sauna
  • Happy mood


Sustainable Travel Finland

To help the travel professionals to make more sustainable choices when creating travel itineraries to Finland, Visit Finland has developed the Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) programme. The programme is designed for tourism companies and destinations in Finland to systematically adapt sustainable practices. Companies and destinations that undergo the entire programme are recognized with the Sustainable Travel Finland label. The label is a definitive symbol of commitment towards sustainable practices and principles.

Useful links

Sustainable Travel Finland label
Sustainable Travel Tips
Sustainable Travel Finland: 2022 milestones 

Contact us

Visit Finland Helsinki

Päivi Antila

Helsinki Partners

Aino Mellais

Helsinki Health Capital