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Lahden seutu - Lahti Region Ltd.

Lahden seutu – Lahti Region Ltd is a regional marketing company that is in charge of image, housing and tourism marketing, selling travel services, and providing tourist information in the Lahti region.

In 2017 the Päijät-Häme municipality of Iitti became new shareholders in the company.

Owner municipalities, shares of ownership and the area of operation as of 2017

Lahti 59,5 %
Hollola 12,1 %
Orimattila 8,3 %
Asikkala 4,5 %
Iiitti 3,6 %
Kärkölä 2,6 %
Sysmä 2,3 %
Padasjoki 2,0 %
Hartola 1,7 %
Own shares 3.4%

Budgeted turnover EUR 2.7 million in 2016


11 persons in 2017

Board of directors 2017-2018

Lasse Mikkelsson (Chairman of the board of directors)
Pajulahti Training Centre, Managing Director/Rector, Nastola.
Wellness and sports travel, third sector agency. Member of the Board of the Finnish Olympic Committee.

Pertti Timonen (Vice Chairman of the board of directors)
S-Group Hämeenmaa, Executive Vice President, Lahti
Hotel and restaurant management, tourism and events.

Päivi Koskela
Cafe-Restaurant la Kar de Mumma, Director, Hartola
Entrepreneur, tourism consultant, innovative rural wellbeing tourism services and local food.

Marko Liimatainen
Renor Oy, Lahti, Senior Vice President, Property Development
Urban development, housing, business and event activities and marketing in the Askonalue area in Lahti.

Jaakko Mattila
Suomen Megamyyntiareenat Oy, Managing Director, Entrepreneur, Orimattila
Retail, event and sports marketing.

Ilkka Sipilä
Hollolan Hirvi, Tourism Entrepreneur, Hollola
Expert in local food, brewery, programme services, nature tourism and smoke sauna as well as training of business enterprises in rural businesses.

Jukka Suominen
Professional board member, Lahti
Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö (Eckerö Line, etc.), Chairman of the board of directors,
former Chief Executive Officer of Silja Line Group, and a member of the boards of directors of Huhtamäki Oyj and the Automobile and Touring Club of Finland, among others.

Jussi Voutilainen
4event Ltd, wellness programmes and events, Managing Director, owner, Lahti
Member of Lahti Travel Ltd’s board of directors, Wellness and sports travel, and corporate events.

Ari Yrjölä
Lehmonkärki, Tourism Entrepreneur, Asikkala
Active promoter and developer of tourism in Lake Päijänne. Expert in corporate, group and conference travel. Recreational travel and rural tourism.

 Lahden seutu - Lahti Region Ltd.

Salpausselänkatu 7
15110 Lahti
Tel. + 358 207 281 760

 Visitlahti - Tourist information

Shopping Center Trio, Aleksanterinkatu 18
15140 Lahti, info(at)
Tel. +358 300 472 222 (0,34,-min + pvm/mpm)



STAFF | e-mails: firstname.lastname (at)


Raija Forsman
+358 40 516 2803

Marketing and internationalization


Kirsti Simola
Marketing Manager
+358 40 865 6890

Marika Kakko | Oakhill Ltd.
marika.kakko (at)
Specialist marketing.
Matka2018-travel fair.
+358 (0)41 454 1861

Hanna Rättö | HannaR Ltd.
rattohanna (at)
Specialist marketing.
Visitlahti-brochures, image bank.
+358 (0)40 350 8938

Petra Ruonakoski | Idonea
petra.ruonakoski (at)
Specialist communication projects.
+358 (0)40 504 0031

Anu Huusko

Project Manager
Culture Finland coordination
+358 44 753 3590


Winter Know-How - project (WKH)


Mikko Saarinen
Project Director
+358 400 431 207

Ina Sulkanen
Project Manager
+358 40 775 5619

June Yeoh, 中文
Project Coordinator, Asia
+358 40 182 4489


Convention and Event Bureau


Tiina Kallio

Event Manager
+358 40 159 6448

Suvi Kainulainen
Event Manager
+358 50 371 0512



Btob sales and groups


Harri Olenius
Sales Manager
+358 400 922 453

Suvi Räsänen

Sales Coordinator
+358 40 139 0690

Mirka Syvänen
Sales Coordinator,
Citybreak -online shop
+358 40 142 8444


Anne-Mari Sipponen
Sales Coordinator
+358 40 3576918



Financial Department


Susanna Yildirim
Financial department
+358 400 901 744


According to the price list on 1 January 2013, the call costs to
Lahti Region Ltd’s Sonera Cid business numbers with the 0207 prefix are as follows:
Landline 8.35 cents/call + 7,02cents/min (VAT 24%)
Mobile phone 8.35 cents/call + 17,17 cents/min (VAT 24%)