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Helsinki, Budapest and Bucharest are top EU Christmas travel destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

New research has revealed that the most strongly trending EU destination for long-haul visitors this Christmas is Helsinki, with 29.6% ... Read More

Seychelles kicks off autumn season with Nordic Roadshow

editor editor- October 17, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) embarked on the sixth edition of the Nordic Roadshow from September 23-27, 2019. The delegation, ... Read More

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

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

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy ... Read More

Munich to Osaka now nonstop on Lufthansa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Lufthansa launched a new service from Munich to Osaka on March 31 using an A350 aircraft. Along with the established flights ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct ... Read More

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

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

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

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency ... Read More

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

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

Qatar Airways’ first nonstop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, marking the airline’s second ... Read More

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

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

Finnair opens route to Dubrovnik, Croatia

editor editor- September 30, 2011

In April next year, Finnair will launch a direct route from Helsinki to Dubrovnik, located at the southern tip of ... Read More

Finnair gets ready to fly Angry Birds to Singapore on its longest flight ever

editor editor- September 1, 2011

In a world first, Finnair is preparing to fly Angry Birds for their longest ever flight. Millions of fans worldwide ... Read More

Finnair introduces direct service to Singapore

editor editor- May 17, 2011

Finnair is introducing daily, direct service to Singapore via Helsinki on May 30, 2011. The new flight is the carrier’s ... Read More

American Airlines launches Chicago-Helsinki flight

editor editor- May 2, 2011

CHICAGO, Ill. - American Airlines today launched its newest international flight from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Helsinki, Finnair's Nordic ... Read More

World-class nightspots attract young tourists to Helsinki

editor editor- March 6, 2008

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

Russian tourist arrested over stabbing of Helsinki taxi-driver

editor editor- February 26, 2008

A Helsinki taxi-driver was stabbed in a violent robbery on Saturday evening, suffering severe wounds to the throat. He remains ... Read More