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Helsinki Airport named the Best Airport in Northern Europe

Helsinki Airport Helsinki Airport named the Best Airport in Northern Europe

HONG KONG - Helsinki Airport, operated by Finavia, has won the prestigious World Airport Award for Best Airport in Northern Europe.

Oslo to protest through music

Oslo Massacre Protest Oslo to protest through music

Andrew J. Wood

Thousands of Norwegians plan to gather in Oslo to protest against mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by singing a folk song he hates and which he considers a Marxist indoctrination method.

Finnish Aviation Union to strike on Monday

Finland Aviation Strike Finnish Aviation Union to strike on Monday

On Sunday evening Finish Aviation Union (IAU) and airlines' representative rejected state mediator Esa Lonka's call for a new pay deal.

Ruka is first ski resort in Europe to open slopes

Ruka opens ski season Ruka is first ski resort in Europe to open slopes

RUKA, Finland — Ruka ski resort in Finnish Lapland opened the ski season yesterday, 18th October 2010.

Cruising with the locals in Scandinavia

Scandinavia Cruising with the locals in Scandinavia

Rick Steves / Tribune Media Services

You can cover a lot of territory in Scandinavia without ever checking into a hotel.

State takes on heavy responsibility for new giant cruise liner

Oasis Of The Seas State takes on heavy responsibility for new giant cruise liner

hs.fi

Finnish taxpayers can include a little request to the Almighty in their evening prayers that the American cruise line Royal Caribbean Cruises should live long and thrive in its somewhat ...

Royal Caribbean arranges over US$1 billion in financing for Oasis of the Seas

Facility Will Be 95 Percent Guaranteed By Finland Credit Agency Royal Caribbean arranges over US$1 billion in financing for Oasis of the Seas

eTN Staff Writer

Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. announced today it has arranged commitments for unsecured financing in the amount of US$1,050,000,000.

Santa's hometown struggles to make ends meet

Finland Santa's hometown struggles to make ends meet

iol.co.za

Helsinki - Finland's recession-hit government said on Tuesday it had sold its stake in Santapark, a Christmas theme park in the northern city of Rovaniemi, widely considered the home of Father ...

Scandic unveils plan to build new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland

Sports Hotel Scandic unveils plan to build new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland

eTN Staff Writer

Scandic has announced its plan to build a new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland’s leading resort for sports and leisure activities.

Finnish tourism unveils rebranding effort

Finland Finnish tourism unveils rebranding effort

Nelson Alcantara l eTN

The Finnish Tourist Board (FTB) has unveiled Finland’s new brand image, and it shows rippling outlines of lake-like shapes and colors of midnight sun and pure waters.

Airline Competition Grows, Prices Become More Expensive?

Finland Airline Competition Grows, Prices Become More Expensive?

Statistics Finland finds that prices of domestic airline tickets continue to rise despite increased competition. Blue1 says competition on the domestic market is poor; Finnair disagrees.

World-class nightspots attract young tourists to Helsinki

Finns Call the Shots in Cold Country With Hot Bar Scene World-class nightspots attract young tourists to Helsinki

HELSINKI, Finland — They're a melancholy lot, these Finns, and they'll readily sigh and say so, even before the first shot is poured.

Russian tourist arrested over stabbing of Helsinki taxi-driver

Finland Russian tourist arrested over stabbing of Helsinki taxi-driver

A Helsinki taxi-driver was stabbed in a violent robbery on Saturday evening, suffering severe wounds to the throat. He remains in intensive care, but is reported to be recovering after emergency ...

Foreign tourists spent nearly a billion euros last summer

Finland Foreign tourists spent nearly a billion euros last summer

Foreign tourists spent over 970 million euros last summer in Finland. From May to October of 2007, 3.3 million foreigners visited Finland, an increase of four percent from the previous year. ...

Finnish travel journalists have chosen Namibia as their top international travel destination for 2007.

Namibia best tourist destination for Finns Finnish travel journalists have chosen Namibia as their top international travel destination for 2007.

The honorary award was announced at the Nordic Travel Fair, Matka 2008, in Helsinki on January 17.

"Namibia is a rising tourism country and an excellent instance of an African country ...

Lapland Tourist Boom Sparks Crisis in Finnish Elf Labor Market

Finland Lapland Tourist Boom Sparks Crisis in Finnish Elf Labor Market

(eTN) - ``Christmas Star'' can't let grueling hours wipe away her smile as she escorts a group of about 45 tourists through the Lapland forest.

``Sometimes I work from 8 in the morning to ...

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