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Government ‘forgot’ about restaurant and tourism industry in budget

The Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa says the government 'forgot' about the restaurant and tourism industry in the 2021 budget, which was unveiled on Wednesday. MaRa has...

Ministers consider new hybrid travel solutions

Ministers are meeting on Wednesday to discuss the possible introduction of ‘hybrid’ measures to open up the country's travel market. The government is coming under...

New plans to save Lapland’s tourist industry as the clock runs...

Package holiday travel corridors, tourism bubbles, test-to-fly schemes: the government and regional tourism operators are casting a wide net to come up with ways...

Exploring Finland in autumn – the best outdoor time of the...

The leaves are turning yellow, orange and red; the mornings are fresh; and it gets dark again earlier each day - all signs point...

More than 200 quarantined in Lapland, as small coronavirus cluster detected

Public health official say more than 200 people have been put into self-isolation as a precaution after a small cluster of positive coronavirus cases...

Lapland communities brace for 50-year high spring floods

Communities across Lapland are bracing for spring floods which could reach their highest peak for 50 years, with up to 5-meter surges that threaten...

Lapland Police investigated over sneaky Sweden snus run

The Lapland Police Department has turned itself in to the Prosecutor General's office for investigation, after a widely-circulated photograph on social media appeared to...

Confirmed: Finland’s first Wuhan coronavirus patient

A Chinese tourist has been confirmed as the first person in Finland to test positive for the Wuhan coronavirus. The woman is from Wuhan, and...

Suspected new coronavirus case in tourist from Wuhan visiting Lapland

Health authorities in Lapland are treating another Chinese tourist for possible coronavirus. The women, aged under 40, is believed to be from the central Chinese...

THL: False alarm over suspected Wuhan coronavirus cases in Lapland

The National Institute for Health and Welfare THL says that two suspected cases of Wuhan coronavirus turned out to be false alarms. Two members of...