• Tourism to Finnish Lapland expected to peak during Christmas

     Wednesday, November 23, 2022

    Based on prior bookings, Christmas tourism to Finnish Lapland is expected to witness record visitor numbers this year. The speed is now growing gradually, said the CEO of Visit Rovaniemi, Sanna Kärkkäinen. The number of visitors and reservations specify a …

  • Finland, Dublin, Vueling and Casa Batlló win Tourism Innovation Awards 2022

     Wednesday, November 16, 2022

    TIS – Tourism Innovation Summit, the global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism industry, celebrated last week the Tourism Innovation Awards 2022 in Seville (Spain). TIS2022 has once again recognised the initiatives and projects that are …

  • Finland to limit passenger movement on Finland’s border with Russia

     Saturday, October 1, 2022

    The Finnish government said that starting from Friday, it would limit passenger movement on Finland’s border with Russia considerably, prohibiting Russian citizens traveling with tourist visas from arriving in the Nordic country. Finland Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said that this …

  • Finland is all prepared to restrict Russian tourists

     Monday, September 26, 2022

    On Wednesday, Finland said that it’s setting up a national solution to restrict or completely stop tourism from Russia, after the attack on Ukraine. Foreign Minister of Findland, Pekka Haavisto, told in a press conference that this national solution might …

  • Carnival Cruise all set to unveil its second roller-coaster : BOLT

     Saturday, August 20, 2022

    BOLT, Carnival Cruise Line’s second rollercoaster at sea, is about to launch, and thrill seekers will be eager to experience it once they board the Carnival Celebration.

  • Estonia, Finland to convoke a complete ban on Russian tourist visas

     Thursday, August 11, 2022

    The governments of Estonia and Finland urge the leaders of European countries to end tourism for Russians in their respective nations. This move comes as a retaliation to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. 

  • Finland opens for tourism

     Thursday, June 23, 2022

    On June 30th, all entry requirements related to COVID-19 will be raised for travellers from abroad, said the Finland Interior Ministry. Travellers coming to Finland from the beginning of June 30th will no longer need to produce a proof of …

  • Finland moves up planned easing of COVID-19 restrictions

     Friday, January 28, 2022

     Finland is gradually easing COVID-19 restrictions from February 1 instead of mid-February as initially planned as the burden on its hospitals eases, the government said late on Thursday. On January 18, Prime Minister Sanna Marin said Finland would begin scaling …

  • Finland showing signs of tourism revival

     Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    Preliminary statistics point to the fact that in 2021, Christmas holiday tourist numbers coming to Lapland and the Kuusamo region is probably to reach pre-Covid levels. In Kuusamo, Sian Porter came to London with her family to spend Christmas time. …

  • Business Finland’s Healthy Travel Project ensures cruise passenger safety issues

     Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    Finland’s Healthy Travel project offers the global cruise industry a lifeline as cruise lines aim to set sail safely once again. In the multi-disciplinary initiative, Finnish academic researchers, cruise companies, shipyards, and subcontractors are coming together to develop and implement science-based solutions that will improve health and safety on cruise ships and in terminal buildings.


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