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SantaPark Arctic World is a family company that has been operating since 1997. As the foremost Christmas expert in Finland we are specialized in creating unforgettable experiences. We offer our international clientele themepark-, program-, wellbeing and restaurant services. Next Christmas our services will be completed with the stylish and individual Arctic TreeHouse Hotel.
Authorized by Santa himself, we are now looking for outgoing, cheery seasonal workers with can-do attitude to our top attractions on the Arctic Circle:
Wages: according to collective agreements
Starting: October/November 2016
Working hours: part-time
Duration: 1 to 3 months
We appreciate international experience, language skills and enterpreneurship. We offer a chance to join our team of innovative experience producers. Managing stress, being a good teamworker and working well independently are essential qualities, as well as understanding the nature of seasonal work. Knowing Russian, Spanish, Italian, French, German or Chinese is useful, as well as first-aid skills, driver’s licence and previous experience of working in tourism. Hygiene Passport is required from restaurant workers.
For more information about working as Santa’s Deputy contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Vuokko (+358 50 517 6979) Mon-Fri between 8 am to 4 pm.
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The Experience Economy authors Pine & Gilmore present award at annual thinkAbout event
Cincinnati, OH (USA) - SantaPark Ltd has been honored by Strategic Horizons LLP founders Joe Pine and Jim Gilmore as the winner of the prestigious 2014 Experience Stager of the Year award.
The Experience Stager of the Year was presented to SantaPark during the annual Strategic Horizons thinkAbout event held on September 17-18 in Cincinnati for its exceptional skills envisioning, designing and staging truly memorable and innovative experiences.
At each thinkAbout, Pine & Gilmore unveil a Top Ten list of exemplary offerings in the Experience Economy, with the number one offering receiving the Experience Stager of the Year award. Previous winners have included iconic brands such as LEGO as well as breakthrough concepts American Girl Place and Geek Squad.
SantaPark is a Christmas theme park situated in the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland. It has visitors from over 40 countries in the world and Rovaniemi is the Official Hometown of Santa Claus. SantaPark together its Finnish partner Lappset Group Ltd is expanding its operations to China where they will bring their expertise in designing and constructing unique and authentic Christmas experiences to China. The SantaPark concept based theme park is going to open in Floraland, Chengdu in May 2016.
Accepting the award on behalf of SantaPark was Ilkka Länkinen, Managing Director of the company based in Rovaniemi, Finland. “It is a great honor to receive this award and we have a great team that has been dedicated to give the best Christmas experiences in the world. This is a recognitions for the all the people that have been working with us.”
“We have been following SantaPark’s operation for years,” said Joe Pine shortly following the award ceremonies. “Their dedication to details and continues and consistent improvement of its experiences and staging makes SantaPark experiences truly memorable”
Added Jim Gilmore, “Look out China. The real Santa Claus is coming to town.”
SantaPark Ltd was established in 1997 and it offers unique Christmas experiences in Santa’s Home cavern in Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland. The company provides services of The Official Santa Claus of Finland under their ProSanta Ltd and six star exclusive Joulukka , Santa’s Secret Forest attraction as well as tailored VIP travel services through Lapland Luxury. In 2009, Mr. Ilkka Länkinen and Mrs. Katja Ikäheimo-Länkinen acquired the majority of the SantaPark Ltd. Ever since, they have continuously and consistently developed the experience concept and services. Forbes Magazine chose SantaPark as the best Christmas destination in the world in 2011. SantaPark has also been awarded with the Golden Pony Award by the Games & Park Industry.
Joe Pine and Jim Gilmore are co-authors of several internationally renowned business books and are sought by leading companies around the world for their insights and counsel. Their 1999 book The Experience Economy spawned today’s worldwide interest in experience design, customer experience management, and experiential marketing. They are co-founders of Aurora, Ohio-based Strategic Horizons LLP, a thinking studio dedicated to helping companies conceive and design new ways of adding value to their economic offerings. For more information, visit www.StrategicHorizons.com, call +1 (330) 995-4680, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured below Ilkka Länkinen (in the middle) with Joseph Pine and Jim Gillmore.