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HONG KONG - Helsinki Airport, operated by Finavia, has won the prestigious World Airport Award for Best Airport in Northern Europe.
Finnish taxpayers can include a little request to the Almighty in their evening prayers that the American cruise line Royal Caribbean Cruises should live long and thrive in its somewhat beleaguered br
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. announced today it has arranged commitments for unsecured financing in the amount of US$1,050,000,000.
Scandic has announced its plan to build a new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland’s leading resort for sports and leisure activities.
Statistics Finland finds that prices of domestic airline tickets continue to rise despite increased competition. Blue1 says competition on the domestic market is poor; Finnair disagrees.
HELSINKI, Finland — They're a melancholy lot, these Finns, and they'll readily sigh and say so, even before the first shot is poured.
A Helsinki taxi-driver was stabbed in a violent robbery on Saturday evening, suffering severe wounds to the throat. He remains in intensive care, but is reported to be recovering after emergency surgery.
Foreign tourists spent over 970 million euros last summer in Finland. From May to October of 2007, 3.3 million foreigners visited Finland, an increase of four percent from the previous year.About a quarter of the cash spent in Finland came from the pockets of Russian tourists. Russian spending grew by one-quarter from the previous year.
The honorary award was announced at the Nordic Travel Fair, Matka 2008, in Helsinki on January 17."Namibia is a rising tourism country and an excellent instance of an African country developing its tourist industry in an exemplary manner," the Finnish Guild of Travel Journalists said in a statement issued in Helsinki yesterday.
(eTN) - ``Christmas Star'' can't let grueling hours wipe away her smile as she escorts a group of about 45 tourists through the Lapland forest.``Sometimes I work from 8 in the morning to 10 at night,'' says the 21-year-old ``elf,'' whose real name is Riikka Niukkala. She's an employee of Arctic Safaris Oy, a tour company in Rovaniemi, a town on the Arctic Circle.