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  • Turkey’s Alanya to welcome tourists with new submarine

    Published on : Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    The Alanya district of Antalya province in the country of Turkey is gearing up to welcome more tourists thanks to its brand new submarine.   This submarine would enable tourists to discover the Mediterranean Sea and it has already been …

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  • Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures invite guests to experience Norway sailings

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exciting locales with Port Adventures like only Disney can do during its Europe and Norway sailings, beginning May 2017 when the Disney Magic returns to Europe for the summer.   …

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  • Lapland records 2.6 million overnight stays in 2016

    Published on : Friday, February 17, 2017

    The northernmost region of the country of Finland, namely Lapland has been a proud spectator of a robust tourism industry last year, as it saw an arrival of more than 2.6 million overnight stays by the tourists who visited this …

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  • Fake photos for Lithuania tourism campaign creates stir on social media

    Published on : Thursday, February 16, 2017

    Lithuania’s tourism chief was forced to step down following an ad campaign with the slogan “Real is Beautiful” which apparently featured photos of Slovakia and Finland in place of Lithuania.   The tourism department admitted the error after being called …

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  • Finland among top three destinations to visit next year

    Published on : Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Finland tourism gets a thumbs up from Lonely Planet which included the country among its top three destinations to visit next year. The world’s biggest travel guide publisher named Canada, Colombia and Finland as the most interesting destinations for 2017. …

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  • Finland tops the list of world’s safest nations

    Published on : Saturday, October 22, 2016

    Throughout the summer season, a large number of holidaymakers continued to cancel their trips to popular tourist locales including France, Turkey and Thailand following a series of terror attacks. Brit tourists had also been prevented from  travelling to Sharm El …

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  • Self driving bus rolls out on Helsinki roads

    Published on : Friday, August 19, 2016

    The public roads of Helsinki, Finland has a new guest as two self driving buses have rolled out alongside traffic and commuters, in one of the first trials of its kind.   In Pittsburgh a deal between Volvo and Uber …

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  • Sweat it out in Some of Finland’s most Unusual Saunas

    Published on : Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    What do a gondola, the Finnair SkyWheel and a fast food restaurant all have in common? In a country home to over three million saunas it is perhaps no surprise that Finland’s most famous export, the sauna, can be found …

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  • Is Norway gifting Finland peak of Halti Mountain on its 100 years of independence?

    Published on : Monday, August 1, 2016

    Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said this week her government was considering a proposal to move the country’s border 40 meters (about 130 feet) — gifting Finland a mountain for its 100 years of independence in 2017.   Solberg has …

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  • Hyperloop to connect Helsinki and Stockholm in 28 minutes

    Published on : Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    There has been widespread anticipation regarding the launching of the tubular transportation system of ‘Hyperloop’ and so far it has been proposed that a Hyperloop would be utilized to transport freight in Switzerland and passengers in Slovakia. It has left …

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  • Fall in Love With Finland

    Published on : Thursday, July 7, 2016

    In March 2016, Jiangsu Television Network’s wildly popular reality program We Are in Love, chose the northern Finnish region of Lapland as a the scenic backdrop for chronicling the budding romance of screen stars Chen Bolin and Song Ji-Hyo.   …

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  • Finland Celebrates Anniversary of Ice Age UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Published on : Tuesday, July 5, 2016

    Celebrations will take place throughout the summer to celebrate the ten years of Kvarken Archipelago’s inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Events will commence in June and include specially designed archipelago cruises, exclusive exhibitions and the Korsholm Music Festival making …

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  • Higher international guest nights statistics recorded for Stockholm

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The international guest night statistics for Stockholm have risen again. March saw an 11% rise in the number of foreign visitors compared with the same month last year. This positive trend is also reflected in the figures for the first …

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  • 8 places to travel without the fear of terrorism

    Published on : Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    Many travelers are concerned after the recent attacks in France and Brussels. Despite concerns, with common sense and knowledge of what is happening around the world, travel can still be a fun and easy way to enjoy some time off. …

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  • Finland announced as the partner country for ITB ASIA 2016

    Published on : Wednesday, October 21, 2015

    In a major announcement in a press conference hosted by ITB Asia and Visit Finland this afternoon, The Republic of Finland is announced as the partner country for ITB Asia 2016.     As the region’s leading travel trade show, …

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  • Helsinki Airport opens new dedicated boutique beauty brands area

    Published on : Monday, July 20, 2015

    An extensive new boutique area dedicated to beauty will showcase several iconic and internationally renowned brands including Origins, MAC, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Jo Malone London and Tom Ford Beauty.     Finavia is delighted to welcome new and prestige …

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  • Helsinki offers unique midsummer celebrations

    Published on : Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    The streets of Helsinki are silenced midsummer, but in mid-summer feast delight in celebrating there are a number of events.     Midsummer Eve celebrations Seurasaari juhannusvalkeita has been organized for over 60 years. The traditional Midsummer begins on the …

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  • Europe based airline may lose their existence in next 25 years

    Published on : Friday, April 17, 2015

    In the last five years, Europe has lost a total of 73 scheduled airlines, meaning that if the trend continues – there will be no European-based airlines in 25 years, according to John Grant, Executive Vice President of OAG. In …

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  • Messukeskus Helsinki participates in IMEX 2015 showcasing its multi facility venue

    Published on : Friday, April 17, 2015

    Messukeskus Helsinki gaining more popularity as a meeting and congress venue Last year Messukeskus Helsinki hosted over 1,500 meetings and congresses. Investing in the refurbishment of the meeting rooms as well as the restaurants has paid off as the popularity …

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  • Innovative service map from Helsinki tourism set to assist users

    Published on : Thursday, February 26, 2015

    The Helsinki Service Map shows users what public services are available in Helsinki and how to reach those services. The Service Map was launched in 2008, and it was expanded to cover the entire Helsinki Metropolitan Area in 2011.   …

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