Episode 2

Nordic Travel Specialist CEO Tietse Stelma | Off the beaten track from Norwegian Fjords to Australia |

My guest is Nordic and Scandinavian travel specialist Tietse Stelma. Tietse is the CEO of 50 Degrees North, which specialises in tours in the Nordic Region.

With 30 years in the travel industry, Tietse has spent most of his life travelling around the Nordic Region and knows the area like the back of his hand.

Tietse has built up 50 Degrees North to be one of the most successful global travel operators specialising in the Nordic Region with over 40 staff. (Pre Covid-19)

Tietse shares his journey from the Frisian Islands of Holland to Norwegian Lapland, the Fjords of Southern Norway and on to Australia and Asia.

Tietse talks about his Nordic way of building a business and about his plans to make his business more robust and sustainable during and after COVID-19. We discuss the ups and downs of travel industry trends in the current times of turbulence around the world.  Get some tips from Tietse on how to create a sustainable Nordic business culture with purpose.

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Published by Satu Raunola-Spencer

Satu (alias Finnsydney) is a Nordic born Sydneysider. She is passionate about making the world a better place, using common sense, sustainability and practical processes in business and everyday life. She is an entrepreneurial marketing and communications leader focusing on innovation. Satu has extensive global travel and tourism industry know-how and networks. Her love of family, travel, design, yoga, running and healthy lifestyle keeps her busy. Satu is always ready talk about education, science , culture, design and of course, Finland!