Tag: Finland

Quick Test for COVID-19 Being Studied in Finland
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Quick Test for COVID-19 Being Studied in Finland

Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN- April 6, 2020

Among the research for a vaccine to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus claimed by about 30 countries, Finland informed of its ... Read More

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

mm 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

mm 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

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
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Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

mm 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
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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

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision
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Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries
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African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... 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

mm 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

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku
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New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 19, 2019

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. During ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!
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US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and ... Read More

Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!
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Why Travel to Madrid? 40 Years of Diversity and Tolerance: Just Watch it!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

Germany and the rest of the world agrees. Madrid is the city of tolerance and diversity. According to a prestigious ... Read More

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

mm 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

12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year
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12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year

editor editor- March 1, 2019

The famous Beau Vallon beach in Seychelles once again witnessed yet another year of excellent turn out at the 12th ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named
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Best hotels in the world named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. ... Read More

2019 Tel Aviv Marathon attracts 2500 international participants
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2019 Tel Aviv Marathon attracts 2500 international participants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon will take place on Friday February 22, 2019. 40,000 runners will participate in Israel’s biggest ... Read More

The Seychelles Islands displayed at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2019
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The Seychelles Islands displayed at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board team in the Nordic Regions brought some sunshine to cold Finland as the Seychelles destination was ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day
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India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand ... 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

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Airbus: Intelligence Shared
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Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

As a provider of security intelligence platforms, Airbus is demonstrating Virtual Reality applications that facilitate the work of paramedics or ... Read More

$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction
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$108.5 million awarded for Port Canaveral new cruise terminal construction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved at a special meeting on Tuesday awarding Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction ... Read More

Want to live longer? Take a nature vacation
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Want to live longer? Take a nature vacation

editor editor- January 4, 2019

Sntists have reported just recently that there is a direct link between nature vacations and a longer life. Read More

Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster
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Over 20 people killed or injured in Denmark train disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

At least six people were killed and sixteen injured in a train accident in Denmark. The disaster came amid a ... Read More

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed
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5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

editor editor- December 24, 2018

The most exciting 2019 SPA trends are good news for nature and lovers. Read More

Qatar Airways enhances its most popular European routes
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Qatar Airways enhances its most popular European routes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

Qatar Airways announced that it will fly a greater number of passengers to their preferred European destinations this winter, with ... Read More

Seven hotels and resorts in Seychelles honored at Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony
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Seven hotels and resorts in Seychelles honored at Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony

editor editor- December 10, 2018

Once again, the Seychellois hospitality is fêted as seven establishments in Seychelles have been recognized for their excellence in the ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target
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Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests
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What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the ... Read More

Colours of Malta joins Preferred DMCs
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Colours of Malta joins Preferred DMCs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Preferred DMCs, the boutique consortium of selected Destination & Event Management Companies from around Europe specializing in bespoke high-end incentive ... Read More

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia
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PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?
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Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair
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PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election ... Read More

Helsinki Airport named the Best Airport in Northern Europe
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Helsinki Airport named the Best Airport in Northern Europe

editor editor- April 17, 2013

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

Oslo to protest through music
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Oslo to protest through music

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 22, 2012

Thousands of Norwegians plan to gather in Oslo to protest against mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by singing a folk ... Read More

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