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Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia. Its capital, Helsinki, occupies a peninsula and surrounding islands in the Baltic Sea. Helsinki is home to the 18th-century sea fortress Suomenlinna, the fashionable Design District and diverse museums. The Northern Lights can be seen from the country's Arctic Lapland province, a vast wilderness with national parks and ski resorts.

Air passenger stress: Take a nature walk at this airport
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Air passenger stress: Take a nature walk at this airport

editor editor- February 27, 2020

Sink your toes into moss, smell the scent of the forest, and relax by sipping chaga tea. There is a ... Read More

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries
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Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Pegasus launches new direct London and Helsinki flights
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Pegasus launches new direct London and Helsinki flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Turkey’s digital airline Pegasus continues to expand its network with the launch of three new routes for 2020. UK passengers travelling ... Read More

26 million passengers traveled through Finavia airports in 2019
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26 million passengers traveled through Finavia airports in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

2019 was a busy year at Finavia’s airports even though growth in air traffic was more moderate than in previous ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches flights from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, Finland
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Turkish Airlines launches flights from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, Finland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019

Turkish Airlines announced Rovaniemi as its second destination in Finland following Helsinki. Starting on 5 December 2019, Rovaniemi flights will ... Read More

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

A resourceful grifter has set up his own private 'Russia-Finland border' and charged four illegal migrants a thousands of euros, ... Read More

Hundreds of flights cancelled, thousands stranded by Italy and Finland air strikes
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Hundreds of flights cancelled, thousands stranded by Italy and Finland air strikes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

The latest Italian air-traffic control strike has effectively brought air traffic to and from Italy to a grinding halt, with ... Read More

City of Helsinki launches local sustainability program
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City of Helsinki launches local sustainability program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 13, 2019

According to a survey carried out by the City of Helsinki in 2018, two thirds of residents identified the climate ... Read More

Busan to Helsinki on Finnair
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Busan to Helsinki on Finnair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2019

Korean beachside destination Busan will significantly expand its connectivity with the European business and leisure supply market next year with ... Read More

Breakthrough clean-energy technology: Royal Caribbean orders third Icon-class ship
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Breakthrough clean-energy technology: Royal Caribbean orders third Icon-class ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 4, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third ... Read More

Experience the sounds of Lapland
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Experience the sounds of Lapland

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 20, 2019

People are willing to travel around the world to experience the beauty of Finnish Lapland. House of Lapland and Visit ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
Airline News

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air
Airline News

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018
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UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned ... Read More

Strange blue lights over the arctic stun travelers
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Strange blue lights over the arctic stun travelers

editor editor- April 9, 2019

Travelers were stunned this weekend to spot strange blue lights appear in the Arctic skies. The blue lights appeared in ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia
Tourism Investment News

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel
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Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said ... Read More

Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain
Travel News

Finnair Holiday Division, Aurinkomatkat Chooses RateGain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

RateeGain today announced that they have been chosen by Aurinkomatkat, the tour operator of Finnair, to derive comprehensive rate intelligence ... Read More

Helsinki seeks a million virtual visitors in 2019
Travel Technology News

Helsinki seeks a million virtual visitors in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2018

The unique virtual city tourist experience has been developed by the City of Helsinki together with its partner VR-studio ZOAN. ... Read More

Finnair signs agreement with Sabre Corporation
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Finnair signs agreement with Sabre Corporation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2018

Finnair, Finland's flagship carrier, has signed an agreement with Sabre Corporation to distribute its selection of branded fares. More than ... Read More

2019 European Capitals of Smart Tourism named
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2019 European Capitals of Smart Tourism named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2018

The winners of the first edition of the European Capital of Smart Tourism competition were awarded today at a ceremony ... Read More

Panda Bear took over Finland with Sichuan tourism promotion outreach
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Panda Bear took over Finland with Sichuan tourism promotion outreach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 28, 2018

A wide range of panda elements, mesmerizing photos of tourism in Sichuan, electrifying bianlian face-change and Sichuan opera performances...On October ... Read More

Oulu Finland: Why it is a tourism favorite?
Tourism News

Oulu Finland: Why it is a tourism favorite?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2018

Oulu is a travel and tourism favorite in Finland. Since the 1990s, when electronics overtook traditional industrial firms in Finland, ... Read More

‘Trumputin’: Helsinki cafés readying for Trump-Putin meeting
Culinary Travel News

‘Trumputin’: Helsinki cafés readying for Trump-Putin meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 14, 2018

A café in Helsinki is adding some salty-sweet flavor to the meeting between Trump and Putin with a fusion “Trumputin” ... Read More

Do UAE tourists love Finland?
Finland travel news

Do UAE tourists love Finland?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2018

Finnish tourist authority, Visit Finland, has highlighted an increase in global and UAE visitor numbers as the government entity makes ... Read More

IATA Transparency in Payments now in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets
Airline News

IATA Transparency in Payments now in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 16, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Transparency in Payments (TIP) has been implemented in the Finland, Norway and ... Read More

Finnair partner with Travelaer to make stopover bookings easier than ever
Airline News

Finnair partner with Travelaer to make stopover bookings easier than ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2018

Travelaer, a digital software provider for the travel industry, today announced a new customer partnership with Finnair to build and ... Read More

Sail Through History: Trace the Baltic Battles of WWII on a Luxury Cruise
Cruise Industry News

Sail Through History: Trace the Baltic Battles of WWII on a Luxury Cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2018

As interest in both small-ship cruising and educational travel continues to grow, The National WWII Museum in New Orleans taps ... Read More

Exclusive ‘SuperShe Island’ resort is a sexist paradise with strict no-men policy
Cultural Travel News

Exclusive ‘SuperShe Island’ resort is a sexist paradise with strict no-men policy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2018

A luxurious island resort exclusively for women is set to open off the coast of Finland, with a strict no-men ... Read More

Finland sees record-breaking number of air passengers in 2017
Airline News

Finland sees record-breaking number of air passengers in 2017

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2018

Helsinki Airport, the largest airport in Finland, broke its record with nearly 19 million passengers in a year. Read More

100 years Finland:  30 countries and 50 sites will celebrate
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100 years Finland: 30 countries and 50 sites will celebrate

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2017

Finland’s 100 years of independence is celebrated this week with blue-and-white light shows across Finland and in almost 30 countries ... Read More

Finland’s 100th birthday to be celebrated over two days
Business Travel News

Finland’s 100th birthday to be celebrated over two days

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2017

This year Finland Independence Day will be widely celebrated also in the nation's capital as the Republic of Finland turns a ... Read More

Last Flight 666 lands in HEL last time on Friday the 13th
Airline News

Last Flight 666 lands in HEL last time on Friday the 13th

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 13, 2017

Finnair flight 666 has made its last ever journey to ‘HEL’ this Friday the 13th after 21 previous daring trips ... Read More

Qatar Airways increases frequencies to Eastern Europe and the Nordics
Airline News

Qatar Airways increases frequencies to Eastern Europe and the Nordics

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 10, 2017

Qatar Airways has doubled its frequencies to a number of destinations in Eastern Europe and the Nordics, following a significant ... Read More